Geography Documents

Geography gives us a sense of place. What a country has, in terms of its strategic location(s) and the natural resources found there, can also determine its role in the world. See why geography matters in this collection of stories.

What did the world look like in 450 BC?  This map provides a birds-eye view - according to the History of Herodotus. Click on the image for a mo...

This image depicts Abraham Lincoln's original letter (dated May 23, 1860) in which he accepts his party's nomination as candidate for President of the...

Account book from the snow Molly, a slave ship. 

James Ramsey Ullman, the first American to ascend Aconcagua, said the great mountain fools its climbers.  People think it requires little technic...

One of the most astonishing "finds" in the history of dinosaur hunting happened in South Dakota.  The story is told in this book:  A Dinosau...

Book-cover image of A Dinosaur Named Sue, by Pat Relf.

This image depicts page 30 of a classical dictionary identifying Ammianus Marcellinus for modern readers.  Click on the image for a better view.

This is the route of the safe passage (the Passetto di Borgo) which extends between the papal apartments, at St. Peter's, and the Castel Sant'Angelo.&...

Bookcover image of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, by Anne Savage.

Antwerp is located in south-central Belgium. It is just north of Brussels, near the Dutch border.  

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