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  • Geography Awareness Week 2014 focus is on food
    Geography Awareness Week focus is on food
    The theme for Geography Awareness Week 2014 is on “The Future of Food”. Teachers, students, and the public can find many resources on food at National Geographic’s website on Geography Education. Themes run on food sustainability...
  • Some walls, like the Great Wall of China, are top tourist attractions.
    3 Famous Walls
    There are many famous things to see when one travels to different places and countries. Although most people consider touring natural landscapes, famous buildings, and museums to be the most classically “tourist” endeavors, there are...
  • The Capitol in the fall
    Fall 2014 visitor’s guide to Washington, D.C.
    The fall months of 2014 mark the opening of a residential meets retail luxury complex, several new restaurants, massive works of public art and traditional holiday events only offered in our nation’s capital. Washington, D.C.-based writer...
  • Best places in Virginia to view spectacular fall foliage
    Best places in Virginia to view spectacular fall foliage
    If you are one of the thousands who eagerly anticipate traveling in the fall to view the magnificent fall foliage Virginia normally has to offer, you are in for luck. Brian K. Sullivan, a writer for the Bloomberg News, says this, “Forecast...
  • Lizard Point offers fabulous geography tools for teachers (FREE)
    Lizard Point offers fabulous geography tools for teachers (FREE)
    Here's a wonderful site to help kids learn all kinds of world geography, absolutely free.Lizard Point Quizzes offers interactive geography games that teach everything from countries in Africa to Canadian provinces to geophysical regions of the...
  • Spatial Analysis, Cartography, & GIS
    The Nature of Geographic Inquiry
    Geographic inquiry follows a similar structured path as the scientific method in that it begins with asking geographic (spatially focused) questions, followed by acquiring, organizing, and analyzing geographic information; and ultimately coming up...
  • TSA
    TSA agent unaware District of Columbia in U.S., denies passage to reporter
    It seems some TSA agents are in need of remedial geography lessons. On Tuesday, The Blaze reported that Justin Gray, a correspondent with Washington, D.C.'s WTB was initially denied clearance at Orlando International Airport because the TSA...
  • Geographic Information System
    Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Analysis
    .IntroductionA geographic information system (GIS) is fundamentally a functional assortment of software that interfaces with a computer for the purpose of addressing spatial issues. The term geographic can be broken down into two basic elements:...
  • Niagara Falls is beautiful all year long, even in the freeze of winter.
    Facts about Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls is a beautiful location with three scenic waterfalls. The site is considered to be a Natural Wonder of the World that greets over twenty-two million people each and every year! Niagara Falls is located on the international border...
  • The Grand Canyon is a Natural Wonder of the World.
    Facts about the Grand Canyon
    The Grand Canyon is one of the most iconic emblems of the American Southwest as well as an internationally famous location. It is also a Natural Wonder of the World. The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon that was carved by the Colorado River in...
  • theNAT works on a new exhibit about San Diego
    San Diego's unique topography to be revealed at the NAT
    Ocean. Desert. Mountains. Snow. Prairie.Everything can be seen and explored within a day when one is in San Diego. But why? How did this climate become so unique? Why can cactus survive just steps away from the beach? Why does snow fall just miles...
  • Academia lost a geography giant in Harm de Blij
    Academia lost a geography giant in Harm de Blij
    Harm J. de Blij was a giant in the geography community. He was a member of the American Association of Geographers and a geography consultant for National Geographic, National Council for Geographic Education, and ABC’s Good Morning America....
  • The flag of the Republic of Ireland.
    Ireland’s provinces
    Ireland is a small country at the western most point in Europe. An island nation made up of 32,595 square feet in total, Ireland is one of the smallest countries in Europe. Despite its small size, Ireland has a grandiose reputation for being a...
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb
    Follow along with the Everest Endeavor's Mt. Kilimanjaro adventure
    Kyle Bingham's Everest Endeavor has a big goal for the next year. Between May 2014 and May 2015, Bingham will be climbing five world-class mountains, culminating with Mt. Everest. That's nearly 110,000 feet of elevation, and for each foot...
  • Antarctica is so cold that researchers are the only people who go there!
    Facts about Antarctica
    Antarctica, the “South Pole,” is the southernmost continent on Earth and it is also the coldest place on the planet! Meaning “opposite to the north” in Greek, Antarctica is at the bottom of planet earth. Surrounded by the...