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Men of Geography

A group for all professional (and amateur) geographers and those who appreciate geography.

Members: 42
Latest Activity: Jan 24

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Why is geogrphy no longer taught in school?

Started by David Arbogast. Last reply by David Arbogast Aug 26, 2013. 8 Replies

When I was a wee lad geography was one of the great classes in my life.  I did not have the most inspiring teachers, but the subject caught and held my interest, and still does.I have been shocked…Continue

How did you become a geographer?

Started by Vladislav. Last reply by L.F. Mendonza Aug 26, 2013. 11 Replies

I am interested to hear stories of how people discovered their calling as geographers.  I was in a graduate level geography course once and when the teacher asked how many students started college as…Continue

Fun Maps

Started by Ryan Miller. Last reply by L.F. Mendonza Aug 18, 2013. 3 Replies

Does anyone have any fun or interesting maps that they'd like to share?  I know it's kinda cliche' for geographers to have a lot of maps, but I have some that are pretty fun

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Comment by Russell Yount on August 30, 2013 at 5:47pm

Hey, brothers.  I joined this group because I've been fascinated by maps since I was a kid.  I think my interest in geography started when my parents ran a trucking company during my childhood years, so I learned to read a road atlas at an early age.  I think I can still name the county seat of all 120 counties in Kentucky (my home state).

Comment by Pete Noy on April 21, 2010 at 2:35am
True that Luke. Plus the chicks dig it!!!
 

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