There exists a geographic point where two of the largest countries in the world are only separated by a 2.4 miles but are 21 hours apart.
A pole of inaccessibility is a geographical point that represents the most remote place to reach in a given area, often based on distance from the nearest coastline. A geographic concept, the location of a pole of inaccessibility is not necessary an actual physical feature. It is subject to a variety […]
The highest mountain in England is called Scafell Pike. Found at 978 metres (3,209 ft) above sea level, Scafell Pike is located in Lake District National Park in Cumbria. The mountain is comprised of igneous rock. The shattered rock debris, thought to be from weathering such as frost action, that covers the plateau makes Scafell Pike the highest altitude example […]
Definition: Geography is the study of the surface of the Earth. The word derives from the Greek words hê gê (“the Earth”) and graphein (“to write”). Geography is much more than Cartography, the study of maps. It not only investigates what is where on the Earth, but also why it’s […]
Geography is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography. There are additional branches in geography such as regional geography, cartography, and integrated geography. Human Geography This is a main branch in geography and it mainly covers studies of the human race. This normally involves their backgrounds, how […]
Only the second female to win the National Geographic bee, Caitlin Snaring won the competition by knowing which Vietnamese city, split by a river with the same name, was an imperial capital for more than a century. (Answer: Hue.) Quoted in USA Today, Caitlin said “I hope that by winning […]