Geography Questions and Answers (Q&A)

According to UN Department of Statistics, there is no classification of countries as "Developed" or "Underdeveloped". However still the phrase "Developed nations" is omnipresent. This is largely because of the state of industrialization in a state. One of the first countries to be...Read More

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The coordinates for Mount Everest’s absolute location are 27.9878° N, 86.9250° E.
Mount Everest, also known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain. Its peak is 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) above sea level. Mount Everest is in the...
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The Grand Canyon coordinates are precisely 36.056595-112.125092. One of the most familiar natural wonders of the world is The Grand Canyon. Millions of people and guests of the state visit it. The Canyon was formed by the Colorado River following deep down between the red hills and rocks of The...Read More

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Like any area in school that teaches you to think critically and analyze, there are a lot of employers that will be looking for those skills, specifically. However, there are also a lot of jobs that would suit someone who has studied geography in school that would utilize both their skills to...Read More

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As so many other subjects in school are plagued with: the best in a specific subject are not drawn to teaching. English may be the only exception here, but that’s for another day. A lot of people do not set out to become teachers when they study geography or some of the more specialized...Read More

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Isolation. Isolation is responsible for most of it. Socotra was once a part of the geological mass of Gondwana. It has been an island for 25 million years now. Geologically speaking, Socotra separated from Gondwana during the Miocene era. This separation began the unique vegetation trend...Read More

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Unlike a regular volcano, a supervolcano can create an eruption which has the potential to “produce major effects on the global climate and ecosystem” (Google Dictionary). This means that the ecosystem and climate around the globe could be affected, instead of just the immediate...Read More

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The Appalachians are snow covered because they are still higher than anything around them. While the old adage is that “hot air rises”, that’s only true to a point. As the previous answer explains, upslope flow is responsible for this in addition to the cold air that blows in...Read More

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Counter-urbanization refers to the migration to rural areas and small towns from central cities or suburbs. It can be considered as a social process, in which people move from urban and well developed areas to rural areas. There are several reasons why people may want to move to rural...Read More

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The term “relic” is one that is a piece of something that was used during a time in the past. It could be considered an artifact. However, there are such countries that are known as relic countries. This is because a part of their border no longer exists or at least it is not...Read More

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