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Matt Rosenberg

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By Matt Rosenberg

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The World's Largest Seas Created: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Geography of the Earth's Seas: Refer to this article to learn about the Earth's largest seas. Learn the names of the seas, area, average depth and what oceans they are within from Geography at Abou...
    • BRIC/BRICS Created: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Discover the definition of BRIC and BRICS, from your About.com Geography site.
    • Strait of Hormuz Created: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The Middle East’s Strait of Hormuz, the chokepoint connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman, part of the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean.
    • Geography of the United Kingdom Created: Sunday, April 17, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Geography of the United Kingdom: Read this article to learn about the United Kingdom. Learn information about the formation, government, economy, geography and climate of the United Kingdom from Geography at About.com.
    • New Urbanism Created: Sunday, May 31, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      New Urbanism is an urban planning and design movement that began in the United States in the early 1980s. The goals of New Urbanism are to reduce dependence on the car, and to create livable and walkable, neighborhoods with a densely packed array of housing, jobs and commercial sites. Learn all about New Urbanism from this overview on the Geography site about About.com.
    • Capital City Relocation Created: Saturday, December 11, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A comprehensive listing of world capital cities that have moved from one city to another; relocating capital cities is not as uncommon as you might think. An article about capital cities from the ...
    • Preparing for the Geography Bee Created: Sunday, May 02, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Suggestions for studying and preparing for the Geography Bee, more properly known as the National Geographic Bee, held in schools, at state level competitions, and national finals."
    • Rio de Janeiro Created: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Geography of Rio de Janeiro: Read this article to learn ten facts about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Learn about Rio de Janeiro's history, economy, geography, climate and culture from Geography at About...
    • Timbuktu Created: Thursday, May 20, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The mystique of Timbuktu has captivated the world and was the destination for many tragic explorations of the past few centuries. Learn all about the fascinating city of Timbuktu, from the About.c...
    • Geography of Spain Created: Sunday, June 05, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Geography of Spain: Read this article to learn about the country of Spain. Learn about Spain's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com."
    • The Iditarod Created: Saturday, March 22, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A look at the Iditarod, the great race in Alaska. Includes an overview and history of the Iditarod rade." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, January 10, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A definition of the geography term Coriolis effect, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
    • Solar Radiation and the Earth’s Albedo Created: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An overview of the energy and heat, known as radiation, that is received on earth from the sun. Learn about solar radiation and albedo, the reflection of the sun's energy from the About.com geogra...
    • Earthquake Facts Created: Monday, May 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A thorough overview of earthquakes and earthquake facts from the About.com Geography site and intern Amanda Briney." itemprop="description">> Saturday, February 24, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A complete listing of every country in the world and its independence day, ranked from oldest to youngest. Discover which countries are the oldest countries and which are the youngest or newest co...
    • Rostow’s Stages of Growth Development Model Created: Sunday, September 02, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Discover Rostow's stages of economic growth and development, along with criticisms of his 1960 theory from this article by geographer Juliet Jacobs on Geography at About.com."
    • Relative Location Created: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A definition of the geography term relative location, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
    • State Nicknames Created: Sunday, January 01, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A comprehensive list of the state nicknames for each of the fifty United States." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, June 01, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The International Hydrographic Organization has created a new ocean - the Southern Ocean - surrounding Antarctica. Learn about the world's new fifth ocean, from the About.com expert Geography Guid...
    • The Geography and Modern History of China Created: Monday, December 28, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Geography of China: Refer to this article for important information on China's modern history, government, economy and geography. Learn important facts about China from this overview of China on Ge...
    • Members of the United Nation Created: Friday, July 31, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A list of the member countries of the United Nations and their date of admission. An accurate list of UN members from the expert Geography GuideSite at About.com." itemproexpr="$zTP='t3'" --> item...
    • Countries of Central America and the Caribbean by Area Created: Thursday, July 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Refer to this list to learn about the countries of Central America and the Caribbean. Learn about these 20 countries based on their area from Geography at About.com." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • HDI - The Human Development Index Created: Monday, October 26, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An overview of the United Nations' HDI or Human Development Index, which is an internationally recognized ranking of countries based on development factors. Learn about the HDI and Human Developme...
    • List of Arab States Created: Saturday, January 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      List of Arab Countries: Refer to this list to learn which countries make up the Arab world from Geography at About.com." itemprop="description">> itemprop="descrip...
    • Countries of Asia by Area Created: Saturday, February 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Area of Asian Countries: Refer to this list to learn the area of Asia's 48 countries from Geography at About.com." itemprop="description">> Monday, September 21, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      An overview of longitude and how to learn and find longitude on a world map. Learn all about longitude from this expert About.com Geography GuideSite article." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • Oldest Country in the World Created: Sunday, June 10, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Discover the answer to the common geography question, what is the oldest country in the world? This article about the oldest country in the world comes from the About.com Geography GuideSite."
    • Alcatraz Prison Created: Monday, November 29, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      An overview of the history and facts about Alcatraz prison located in San Francsico Bay. Learn about Alcatraz from this article from About.com." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • Matt's New Seven Wonders of the World Created: Thursday, February 08, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Internet's most famous expert geographer presents a new modern listing of the Seven Wonders of the World. From the About.com Guide to Geography, Matt Rosenberg.
    • Aphelion and Perihelion Created: Thursday, July 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      An overview of the earth's orbit around the sun, including the times when it is closest to the sun and farthest from the sun, known as perihelion and aphelion, respectively."
    • Geography of Puerto Rico Created: Thursday, December 29, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      An overview of the history and geography of Puerto Rico, the United States island territory in the Caribbean." itemprop="description">>