Geography 101

Articles about introductory concepts in geography.


From Which Us City Can You Travel North, South, East, or West and End up in the Same State?

Map showing how traveling due north, south, east, or west from Stamford, Connecticut results in travel that passes through the state of New York.Map showing how traveling due north, south, east, or west from Stamford, Connecticut results in travel that passes through the state of New York.

Can you answer this geography riddle? From which United States city can you travel due north, south, east, or west and still enter the same bordering state?

Interpreting Our World: Viewing the Importance of Geography Through the Lens of 100 Historical Events

The book Interpreting Our World is a new geography text analyzing 100 events in history that dramatically altered how people thought about the world around them. Humanity’s geographical knowledge has constantly evolved; from learning about our immediate surroundings to being able to map the known parts of our universe, our […]