Geography

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The unique purpose of geography is to seek comprehension of the variable character of areas in terms of all the interrelated features which together form that variable character. — Richard Hartshorne, Perspective on the Nature of Geography

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Introduction1

Canadian Geographic (YouTube Channel)
Canadian Geographic (YouTube Channel)

Dictionary

geography : a field that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of a space — Webster   See also OneLook

A Dictionary of Geography (Susan Mayhew, Oxford Reference)

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and natural complexities — not merely where objects are, but also how they have changed and come to be as they are now and will be in the future. — Wikipedia

Geography: Linking the Human and Physical Worlds (Encyclopædia Britannica)
Geography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

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Preservation

History

History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology. — James A. Garfield

Geography and Education: The 19th-Century Creation of an Academic Discipline (Encyclopædia Britannica)
History of Geographic Study (Infoplease)
History of Geography (Wikipedia)

Museum

National Geographic Society Museum

Archive

Geographical Information (The U.S. National Archives)

Library

Geography & Map Reading Room (Library of Congress)
American Geological Society Library (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)

Melvil Decimal System # 526 Mathematical Geography (Library Thing)

Library of Congress # G – Geography (UPenn Online Books)

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

Thinking Geographically (Australian Geography Teachers Association)
Thinking Geographically (The Geographical Association)

An Elaboration of the Fundamental Themes in Geography (Richard G. Boehm and James F. Petersen, National Council for the Social Studies)
National Geography Standards (National Council for Geography Education)
Five Themes of Geography (Wikipedia)

Using the National Geography Standards to Integrate Children’s Social Studies (J. R. Freese, National Council for the Social Studies)
The Six Essential Elements of Geography (David Wood, Study.com)

Geography Education Resources (US Geological Survey)
Geography Resources for Educators (American Geological Society Library, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
Geography Textbooks (Open Textbook Network)

National Geographic Kids
Educational Resources (National Geographic Society)
Geography Resources (National Geographic Education)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Citizen Science (National Geographic)

Occupation

Geographer (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Organization

National Geographic Society (Official Site)
National Geographic Society (YouTube)
National Geographic Society (Encyclopædia Britannica)
National Geographic Society (Wikipedia)

American Association of Geographers
American Geographical Society
Canadian Association of Geographers
Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society

News

National Geographic (National Geographic Society)
National Geographic (YouTube)
National Geographic Magazine (Encyclopædia Britannica)
National Geographic (Wikipedia)

Canadian Geographic (Royal Canadian Geographical Society)
Geography (NPR Archives)

Bibliography

Geography Bibliography (Oxford Bibliographies)

Government

U.S. Geological Survey

Document

Geography (USA.gov)

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Expression

Fun

Geography (Tim Hunkin, Rudiments of Wisdom Encyclopedia)

Fiction

Geography in Fiction (National Geographic)
Fictional Geography (Wikipedia)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Realm

Geography Navigation, Map
Chronology Calendar, Clock

Realms

See also Zoom

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Cosmological

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Physical

“Fundamentals”
Law (Constant) Relativity
Force Gravity, Electromagnetism (Light, Color)
Matter (Microscope) Molecule, Atom (Periodic Table), Particle

“Space”
Universe (Astronomical Instrument)
Galaxy Milky Way, Andromeda
Planetary System Star, Brown Dwarf, Planet, Moon

Our Neighborhood
Solar System Sun
Terrestrial Planet Mercury, Venus, Earth (Moon), Mars
Asteroid Belt Ceres, Vesta
Jovian Planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Trans-Neptunian Object
Kuiper Belt Pluto, Haumea, Makemake
Scattered Disc Eris, Sedna, Planet X
Oort Cloud Etc. Scholz’s Star
Small Body Comet, Centaur, Asteroid

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Terrestrial

Sphere Land, Ice, Water (Ocean), Air, Life (Cell, Gene, Microscope)
Ecosystem Forest, Grassland, Desert, Arctic, Aquatic

Tree of Life
Microorganism
Plant Flower, Tree
Animal
Invertebrate Octopus, Ant, Bee, Butterfly, Spider, Lobster
Vertebrate Fish, Seahorse, Ray, Shark, Frog, Turtle, Tortoise, Dinosaur
Bird, Ostrich, Owl, Crow, Parrot
Mammal Bat, Rabbit, Giraffe, Camel, Horse, Elephant, Mammoth
Whale, Dolphin, Walrus, Seal, Polar Bear, Bear, Cat, Tiger, Lion, Dog, Wolf
Monkey, Chimpanzee, Human

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Anthropological

Human
Self Body, Brain
Society Culture, Family, Dwelling, Fashion, Celebration
State

World
Afro-Eurasia Africa, Europe, Asia
America North, Central, South, Caribbean
Oceania Australia, New Zealand
Polar Regions Arctic, Antarctica

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.