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    Human geography is the study of how people interact with their environments. In other words, it is the study of how people are affected by, and how they affect, their surroundings. This is a very...

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    The identity of the original settlers of Madagascar has never been definitively determined. In his exploration of world geography and the factors that determined the survival of disparate...

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    This source tells us two main things about the water issue. One of these is a fact having to do with physical facts about the natural world (how much water there is). The other is a fact about...

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    Geographically, politically, economically, and historically, these two countries differ from each other; in fact, their similarities are slim. First, they are both east of Europe and in the...

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    The Ganges, Indus, Yarlung, Yangtze, Yellow, Mekong, and Nujiang rivers are all major rivers in the Himalayas but the two main rivers that start the highest are the Indus and Ganges rivers.

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    For the most part, the cuisine of any given region is going to feature things that are actually available locally in that region. When regional cuisines were being made originally, people had to...

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    Geographic Information System data can be purchased directly from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Response and Restoration at...

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    There are at least two ways to express the geological significance of the Ring of Fire. First, we can say that this area is geologically significant because it is so very seismically active. This...

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    The answer to this question will, of course, be only approximate. Even if the government census and other population counts were exactly correct, there would be no way to provide an up to the...

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  • Science
    The North American continent can be roughly divided into 5 different geographical regions. They are outlined and discussed below. 1. The American Cordillera. This is the mountainous region in...

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    The designation of the Pacific Rim as the “Ring of Fire” was not a complement. The phrase “ring of fire” began to be used in recognition of the geographical features of the Pacific Rim,...

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  • Geology
    Sial refers to the earth’s crusts upper layer, it is made up of rocks abundant in silicate and aluminium based minerals. The word Sial itself is an amalgam of the first two letters of aluminium...

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    The Pacific Realm has been called the “Pacific Ring of Fire” because it is an area of intense volcanic activity. More than 75% of the earth’s volcanoes are in this region. Since volcanoes...

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    The major similarity among the geologic hazards (as opposed to climatic hazards) that face people in the Pacific Realm is that they are typically caused by plate tectonics in some way. The major...

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    The Pacific Realm accounts for a very large percentage of the Earth’s surface; it also accounts for a very small percentage of its land and population. With a total population of a little over...

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    The physical geography of the Pacific Realm is not very complicated. The Pacific Realm is made up of a huge expanse of ocean with a relatively small amount of land area in the form of islands....

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  • Social Sciences
    There are some sorts of natural disasters that are common to all parts of the Ring of Fire. Given that the Ring of Fire is a very large region, however, there are some disasters that only occur in...

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    The “Ring of Fire” is the name that is often used to refer to the geology of the Pacific Rim. The Ring of Fire is an area of relatively intense seismic activity. The vast majority of the...

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    One of the most important geographic and geological features of the Pacific Realm is volcanoes. Volcanoes have been instrumental in creating this realm. For example, we can see that there are...

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  • Social Sciences
    Both Australia and New Zealand have a shared history as being a part of the former British Empire, having been colonized in the 18th century. But they both have prior indigenous populations that...

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  • Social Sciences
    Australia and New Zealand are often lumped together when thought about around the world but the truth is that while they share some commonalities they are actually quite different countries. Their...

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  • Social Sciences
    Although Australia and New Zealand are relatively close to one another, their geography is very different. This is mainly true of their physical geography. In terms of human geography, the two...

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    The Austral Realm, which is made up of Australia and New Zealand, has unique flora and fauna because it spent millions of years in which it was not connected to the rest of the world in any real...

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    Africa constitutes an enormous landmass, covering over 11 1/2 million square miles and stretching from the Cape of Good Hope at 33 degrees latitude south to the Mediterranean Sea, at 36.6 degrees...

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  • Social Sciences
    Geography can be defined as the study of how various things are situated in space across the face of the Earth. This means that geography can be used to study diseases like AIDS and cancer by...

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  • Science
    That depends whether you are talking about the state of New York or New York City. The state of New York is in the northeastern portion of the US just north of Pennsylvania and just south of New...

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  • Social Sciences
    The topography of Madagascar is fairly straightforward. This is an island that is low (as all islands are) on the perimeter but which has highlands in the middle. The east coast of Madagascar is...

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    Agriculture is the dominant economic activity in Madagascar. The great bulk of the work force is involved in agriculture. However, most of the agriculture that is practiced on the island is done...

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  • Social Sciences
    The climate of Madagascar is very different on different parts of the island. This is because of the fact that the trade winds come to Madagascar from one direction, the east. The dominant fact...

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  • Social Sciences
    There are a number of different climate zones in Africa. Different textbooks may, however, list them differently. One way to describe them is: Mediterranean climate. This is the smallest...

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  • Social Sciences
    There are many aspects to human geography. Let us look at a few of them here. First, let us look at ethnicity. Africans are divided into hundreds of different ethnic groups. Many of them...

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  • Social Sciences
    Africa’s political geography in the present is affected strongly by the history of the continent. Specifically, it is very much affected by the fact that almost all of the continent was...

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    Africa is a continent that is very rich in mineral resources. However, even with these riches, it is a very poor continent, relatively speaking. Much of Africa is not very economically useful....

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    As with any area of such a huge size, Africa has a very complex historical geography. It is only possible to give the briefest outlines here. Africa is believed to be the cradle of humanity. It...

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    The most basic features of African physical geography are deserts, rivers, and jungles. Northern Africa is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean Sea and on the south by the Sahara Desert. It...

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    Perhaps the main point to know about the physical geography of Russia is that it is an enormous country. If you count the islands in the Arctic, Russia is about 4500 kilometers (2800 miles) from...

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    Russia’s historical geography has been complex. However, the general idea of Russian historical geography is that Russia has long been the center of a major empire. Even today, when the Soviet...

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    Perhaps the most relevant aspect of Russia’s economic geography is the fact that much of Russia’s land area is not economically useful. Most of the country is essentially uninhabited. The...

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  • Russia
    In brief, the political geography of Russia is, as could be expected of a vast state formed over centuries and through myriad battles and wars, a product of its imperial history. From its 9th...

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    Cultural and human geography span a huge variety of factors. There are too many aspects to the human and cultural geography of Russia to fit in an answer on this site. All that is possible is to...

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    To most of us in the West, the word “Siberia” makes us think of an area with an arctic climate. We picture Siberia having snow all year round. While it is true that Siberia can be quite cold...

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    As is the case with many countries, much of Russia’s economy is not in any way affected by its climate. For example, one of Russia’s major economic activities is the extraction of natural gas...

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    Although some scientists, like the one in this link, disagree, the general argument is that the countries of Northern Europe have milder climates than those of similar latitudes in Asia and the...

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    Although different textbooks can use different lists, we can generally say that there are five climatic regions in Europe. The first of these regions is the tundra. This is a northern climatic...

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    There is, of course, no way to know how geographers will use technology in the future. We can only speculate as to how they might do so. I would argue that geographers will continue to increase...

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    Although there are many ways in which geographers use technology today, perhaps the most important technology for geographers is Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This is a term for...

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  • geography
    If a person from Vancouver, British Columbia were to travel to Auckland, New Zealand, they would not have to adjust very much. The only thing that they would really have to remember is that...

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  • Weather
    Charleston, South Carolina, possesses a "temperate to subtropic climate." The city averages 230 days without rain. The average summer temperature is around 75 degrees; fall temperatures average out...

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  • Social Sciences
    There are a number of ways in which you could say that politics have affected population patterns in the United States. Let us look at two of the most important of these ways. First, you could...

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    The best way to think about the economic geography of the Americas in this day and age is to split the region into three categories. These categories would be rich countries, middle-income...

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