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Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. The first person to use the word γεωγραφία was Eratosthenes.

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth's surface and the human societies spread across it.

There are five main themes of geography: location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region.

 Who is father of geography ?

Eratosthenes, the ancient Greek scholar is called the “father of geography”. He was the first one to use the word geography and he also had a small-scale notion of the planet that helped him to determine the circumference of the earth.

Why is the geography important?


Studying geography creates an awareness of place. ... More importantly, understanding geography helps us make sense of current and historical events, whether of economic, political, or social importance. We become better critical thinkers knowing this information.

What are the six elements of geography?

The six essential elements are The World in Spatial Terms, Places and Regions, Physical SystemsHuman Systems, Environment and Society, and The Uses of Geography.

What are the 7 key concepts of geography?

The seven geographical concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale and change are the key to understanding the places that make up our world. These are different from the content-based concepts such as weather, climate, mega cities and landscapes.

What are the two main branches of geography?

Geography's two main branches are physical geography and human geography. Geographers identify and locate major physical and human geographic features of various places and regions in the world.

What are 10 geographic concepts?

In VCE Geography, the ten key geographical concepts are: placescale, distance, distribution, movement, region, change, processspatial association and sustainability.

What are the major themes of geography?

Five themes of geography

  • Location

  • Place

  • Human-Environment Interaction

  • Movement

  • Region

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