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By Matt Rosenberg

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 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">> Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Indian Ocean Seas: Refer to this list to learn information about the seven marginal seas bordering the Indian Ocean from Geography at About.com." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • Business Geographics Created: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A comprehensive overview of business geographics that tells how businesses can and do use geographic information to make sound business decisions." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Geography of Alaska Created: Friday, October 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Geography of Alaska: Read this article to learn ten facts about Alaska. Learn information about Alaska's history, geography and climate from Geography at About.com." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • Land Tides or Earth Tides Created: Sunday, September 08, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn information about the causes of land tides or earth tides, how they are monitored, and why they are important." itemprop="description">> Thursday, December 29, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A list of the higest mountains in the world, from your About.com Guide to Geography." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, July 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A country's embassy or consulate is a diplomatic office in a foreign country where citizens and foreigners alike can interact with the host country on an official basis. Learn all about the functi...
    • India's 28 States Created: Thursday, January 21, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Read this article to learn the names, total population, capitals and land area of India's 28 states from Geography at About.com." itemprop="description">
    • Number of McDonald's Restaurants Worldwide Created: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Discover the answer to the question of how many McDonald's restaurants exist worldwide, from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
    • Which Continent? Created: Tuesday, January 16, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Discover upon which continent various important points on the earth's surface are located, whether Europe or Asia or Africa or North America or South America or Australia or even Antarctica. From ...
    • Water Resources Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      All about water, our most abundant natural resource - Consumption, overconsumption, uses, access, and management solutions.
    • Turkey in the European Union Created: Thursday, July 27, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Turkey is typically considered to straddle both Europe and Asia, a geographic and cultural middleman of West and East.
    • States Bordering the Mississippi River Created: Thursday, May 12, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Refer to this list to learn about the ten U.S. states with borders along the Mississippi River, from Minnesota to Louisiana.

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