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Geography of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the polar regions
Frederick K. Branom
|Statement||by, Frederick K. Branom ... and Helen M. Ganey ...|
|Series||Social geography series ..., book III. Eastern hemisphere|
|Contributions||Ganey, Helen M. b. 1881.|
|LC Classifications||G126 .B74 1939|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. , 218 (i.e. 224), 10 p. incl. illus., maps, diagrs.|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||39023427|
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Geography of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Polar Regions (Social Geography Series, Volume III) Hardcover – by Frederick K Branom, B. E., M. Ph.D. (Author), Helan M Ganey, A.M. (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Frederick K Branom, B.
E., M. Ph.D., Helan M Ganey, A.M. Geography. Continents and major geopolitical regions (non-continents are italicized) Africa • Antarctica • Asia • Europe • North America • Oceania (includes Australia) • South America Political divisions of the World, arranged by continent or major geopolitical region Africa.
Afro-Eurasia (or Afroeurasia, or Eurafrasia, or nicknamed the World Island) is a landmass comprising the continents of Africa and Eurasia (Europe and Asia).The terms are portmanteaus of the names of its constituent parts. Its mainland is the largest contiguous landmass on Earth.
Afro-Eurasia encompas, square kilometres (32, sq mi), 57% of the world's land area, and has a Area: 84, km² (32, sq mi). Online shopping for Books from a great selection of United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, Central & South America, Canada & more at everyday low prices.
Location The polar regions are the areas that surround Earth’s geographic North and South Poles. The area surrounding the North Pole is called the Arctic and includes almost the entire Arctic Ocean and northern areas of Europe, Asia, and North America. The area surrounding the South Pole is called the Antarctic and includes the continent of Antarctica and parts of the surrounding.
Asia (/ ˈ eɪ ʒ ə, ˈ eɪ ʃ ə / ()) is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and covers an area of 44, square kilometres (17, sq mi), about 30% of Earth's total.
The following table lists the approximate land area, highest elevation, and lowest elevation of the world's continents, including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America, according to the World Atlas. Find more facts about world geography. Index: Resources/Collections of Geography Lessons, The Five Themes of Geography, Geographic Features/Landforms/Biomes, Maps, Geography WebQuests, Oceans, Continents/World, Africa, Specific African Countries, Middle East, Asia, Specific Asian Countries, Oceania/Pacific Rim, Australia/NZ, Europe, Specific European Countries, Polar Regions, Latin.
Book Description: World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization provides students with a working knowledge of world geography in an easy-to-read format.
Basic geographic concepts of world places are presented in concise chapters, and each chapter provides a foundational framework for understanding the development patterns of world regions. Contents. The Geography consists of three sections, divided among 8 books.
Book I is a treatise on cartography, describing the methods used to assemble and arrange Ptolemy's Book II through the beginning of Book VII, a gazetteer provides longitude and latitude values for the world known to the ancient Romans (the "ecumene"). The rest of Book VII provides details on three projections.
Maps of Europe» Title. Maps of the Middle East Oceans, Continents, and Polar Regions > Arctic Physical Geography ; Cite. Arctic Physical Geography. Arctic Circle; Arctic, the; Axel Heiberg Island; Bache Peninsula; Baffin Bay; Africa; Asia; Australia and Oceania; Britain, Ireland, France, and the Low Countries.
Furthermore, Africa is the only continent to extend from the northern temperate zone to the southern temperate zone. Africa is hot. Africa isn’t just hot, it is actually the hottest continent in the world. Around 60% of the land surface of Africa comprises dry lands and deserts, such as Sahara Desert and the Danakil Desert.
THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE 6. DISTRIBUTION OF POPULATION IN EUROPE 7. EUROPEAN REGIONS 8. Landforms of Europe • Europe has unique geography and weather patterns so the landscape, waterways and climate vary greatly. • Europe is called a “peninsula of peninsulas”. as it is a large peninsula of Asia.
Brush up on your geography and finally learn what countries are in Eastern Europe with our maps. Oceans, Continents, and Polar Regions.
Oceans, Continents, and Polar Regions. Antarctic Physical Geography. Arctic Physical Geography Asia and Africa; Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific; Biographies; Historians and Chronicles.
But some of the first known world maps put south at the top as a matter of course. For example, in Arab geographer Muhammad al-Idrisi drew a south-up map of Europe, Asia and northern Africa. The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
We read every letter or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. Europe, second smallest of the world’s continents, composed of the westward-projecting peninsulas of Eurasia (the great landmass that it shares with Asia).
It occupies nearly one-fifteenth of the world’s total land area. The long processes of history marked it off as the home of a distinctive civilization. The Eastern Hemisphere includes the continents of Europe, Asia, and Australia, while the Western Hemisphere includes North and South America.
All meridians (lines of longitude) east of the prime meridian (0 and ) are numbered from 1 to degrees east (E); the lines west of the prime meridian (0 and ) are numbered from 1 to degrees.
The Middle East is part of Asia. Many modern atlases and geography experts now consider the long-established continent of Australia to be better defined as Australia/Oceania, which then combines and includes all of (Australia), the large island groups of New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomons, and the countless volcanic and coral islands.
Asia - Asia - Climate: The enormous expanse of Asia and its abundance of mountain barriers and inland depressions have resulted in great differences between regions in solar radiation, atmospheric circulation, precipitation, and climate as a whole.
A continental climate, associated with large landmasses and characterized by an extreme annual range of temperature, prevails over a large part of. The more common school follows historical convention and treats Europe and Asia as different continents, categorizing East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East as specific regions for more detailed analysis.
Other schools equate the word "continent" to geographical "region" when referring to Europe and Asia in terms of physical geography.Europe is home to the birthplace of democracy and Western culture in the ancient civilizations of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
Most of Europe now uses the same currency called the Euro. The area of Russia that is west of the Ural Mountains is usually considered part of Europe. The area to the east of the Urals is considered part of Asia. region’s much-sought-after carpets. Many Peoples The region of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia has served as the crossroads for Asia, Africa, and Europe.
As a result, the region has remarkable ethnic diversity, or differences among groups based on their languages, customs, and beliefs. m y in the Caucasus.