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Capitals of Every Country

Male, Maldives

Here's the definitive list of the capitals of every country on the planet.

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The History of Cartography

Read this article to learn about the history and development of cartography. Learn about early cartography in Greece, Rome, China and the Middle East as well as cartography in Europe and modern computerized cartography.

Development Geography

Development geography is a field of study that analyzes the unequal distribution of wealth and resources across the world and how this inequality affects various populations.

What is Sea Level?

What is sea level and what does sea level actually mean? Discover the meaning of sea level and how rising sea levels can impact our planet.

Celestial Navigation

Learn how to find your place on the Earth's surface without a GPS, using celestial navigation. Celestial navigation uses the sun and starts to find your place on the planet.

The Golden Triangle

Learn about the Golden Triangle, a region of illicit drug production in Asia. Find out the history of the Golden Triangle and efforts to combat the illegal activities in the region.

Zomia - A Region Resisting Modern Statehood

Zomia, also known as the Southeast Asian massif, refers to an expansive, rugged swath of mainland Southeast Asia that have not been fully incorporated into nation-states.

Jacob Goldberg, Geography at About.com Geography Intern

A biography of Geography at About.com intern Jacob Goldberg.

Why is Kona Coffee So Good?

Kona coffee is among the world's best. Why is Kona coffee so popular, so rare, so expensive, so perfect? It's the unique geography of the Kona coffee region.

AP Style Changes to Spell Out State Names

The Associated Press Stylebook, the arbiter of many practices in journalism, has ruled that abbreviations should not be used in the body of news stories. In a

Abandoned Places

Check out these two fascinatingly beautiful collections of abandoned malls and a broader collection of abandoned places.

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