Geography: The Study of Earth's Complexities

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What is the meaning of the word 'geography'?

The study of Earth's features, inhabitants, and phenomena

When was the first recorded use of the word 'geography'?

2nd century BC

What are the core concepts of geography consistent between all approaches?

Space, place, time, and scale

Which discipline has geography been called 'a bridge' between?

Natural science and social science disciplines

What attempts have been made to organize the discipline of geography?

Four traditions of geography

Explore the all-encompassing discipline of geography, which seeks to understand Earth's lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena, as well as how they have changed and evolved over time. Delve into the specific characteristics of Earth and the broader concepts with potential application to planetary science.

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