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Geography: Profile

Geography is the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is, quite simply, about the world in which we live. Geography is unique in bridging the social sciences (human geography) with the natural sciences (physical geography).

What is Geography?

the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries.

3 branches of geography

Human Geography -studies of the human race

Physical Geography-study of the natural characteristics of the earth

Cartography-usually the mapping of things

SSG 205 Principles of Geography

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Rounds,crounds@allenuniversity.edu

Office: Gibbs Hall 104

See instructor for syllabus

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