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Research in Geography

Geography is the study of the earth's surface and the interaction of human societies with their surrounding landscape. It has ties to both the physical and the social sciences. The student of geography might use books and journals, maps and atlases, reference books and government documents in research. This guide describes some of the most important reference tools in the field of geography. It is not complete; don't hesitate to ask a librarian for further assistance.

17th Century Triptych Close up View of a Globe

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Geographica Restituta Per Globi Trientes - http://www.flickr.com/photos/normanbleventhalmapcenter/2709981627/
Globe - http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2153988385/

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