Everything you wanted to know about Scotland's referendum in September 2014 to decide whether to become an independent country and independent from the United Kingdom after 300 years of unity.
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 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 and what does sea level actually mean? Discover the meaning of sea level and how rising sea levels can impact our planet.
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.
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.
Due to China's One Child Policy, by the mid-century, China will have a surplus of 40-50 million men: "A surplus of 40-50 million bachelors throughout the mid-
This Marine Traffic Map is incredible; by zooming in you can see the location of every commercial shipping vessels over 299 gross tonnage on the planet. It's
The world's tallest buildings keep getting taller. Take a look at my just-updated list of the world's 20 tallest buildings. I'm sure you'll be surprised by
Meet Jacob Goldberg, the newest inter writer for Geography at About.com. Jacob graduates next month from UCLA with a degree in International Development