Geography: The Study of Earth and its Complexities

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What is the etymology of the word 'geography'?

It comes from the Greek words 'Geo' (The Earth) and 'Graphien' (to describe)

What is the primary focus of geography as a discipline?

Understanding Earth and its human and natural complexities

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

As a title of a book by Greek scholar Eratosthenes (276–194 BC)

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

Focus on space, place, time, and scale

How broad is geography as a discipline today?

Extremely broad with multiple approaches and modalities

Test your knowledge of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of Earth with this geography quiz. Explore the all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and natural complexities.

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