Physical Geography

Physical geography focuses on geography as an Earth science (and is sometimes called Earth System Science). Learn about the different branches of geography that fall under the physical geography category: climatology, geomorphology, biogeography, and more.


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 […]