Physical Geography

The Largest Endorheic Lake in the World

The largest endorheic lake also happens to be the largest overall lake in the world.  First, what is an endorheic lake? An endorheic lake is a lake that doesn’t drain towards the ocean. The word endorheic stems from Ancient Greek: ἔνδον, éndon, “within” and ῥεῖν, rheîn, “to flow”. These lakes are also known […]

Human Geography

Interviews with Geographers

Between 1970 and the early 1990s, Maynard Weston Dow (1929 – 2011), Professor Emeritus at Plymouth State College, was the main producer of a series of interviews with hundreds of geographers. Dow spent 40 years recording the visual and oral history of American geography.   Over 300 interviews from this collection […]