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World Regional Geography

World Regional Geography

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation. 'Geography is the study of the physical features of the Earth and its atmosphere – including landscape development, weather and climate, and geologic concepts – as well as the influence of human activity – including cultural, economic, and political activity – on those physical features.  Geography students, as they study the many aspects of our physically and culturally diverse world, tend to become more adept at tasks that require both spatial and critical thinking skills. World Regional Geography covers the basic elements noted above but within a regional context.  Ultimately, World Regional Geography is concerned with the physical and human characteristics that make the regions of our world distinctive.  As you progress... Show More
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