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Tibetan Geography

The geography of Tibet consists of the high mountains, lakes and rivers lying between Central, East and South Asia. Traditionally, Western (European and American) sources have regarded Tibet as being in Central Asia, though today’s maps show a trend toward considering all of modern China, including Tibet, to be part of East Asia.    77 more words

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ICHG paper 'Artworks in schools of every kind: the Pictures for Schools exhibitions 1947-1969', Monday 6 July

Next Monday (6 July) I am excited to be talking about my Pictures for Schools research at the International Conference of Historical Geographers at the Royal Geographical Society in London. 49 more words

Specialist: Cornwall

From the quiz on 30/6/15.

  1. In which Cornish town is Flora Day celebrated annually, usually on 8th May, the most well-known custom being the midday performance of the traditional furry dance?

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Extra library books: Railway Atlas and How to Read the Landscape

In addition to the long-form Blind Giant, I got out a couple of flick-through reference type books last time I was at the library.

Firstly was a… 105 more words

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Day two: Greenland is icy, Iceland is ...

The old saying “Greenland is icy, Iceland is green” isn’t entirely true.

Yes, Greenland is pretty much covered in glaciers, but Iceland has some impressive ice caps of its own. 156 more words

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Quiz: How well do you know the nicknames for Canadian people, places?

When Randy Pike lost all his Jeopardy winnings for failing at Canadian geography, many of us north of the border had a little chuckle  88 more words

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