Tag Archives: personal geography

(Absolute) Location [is] (Relative)

Location (n): a place of settlement, activity, or residence; a place or situation occupied. In teaching the notion of location and its importance, geographically speaking or otherwise, there are two distinct interpretations of location: the absolute and the relative. Within these two, the absolute location is finite and equally accessible to anyone with the … Continue reading

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Living a Geographical.

I am a geographer. True story. I love telling people this in spite of the fact that they automatically want to start quizzing me on capital cities. [It’s fine, go ahead, I know them all… but really, must you make … Continue reading

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Describe The World You Come From. Are you kidding?

The University of California asks the following of all of their potential Freshman: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. … Continue reading

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