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USA Geography
Dept. of Earth Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
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Most people in the United States are exposed to geographic education only at the elementary school level. As a result, there is a widespread misconception that Geography is limited to boring memorization of locations of countries, states, capital cities, major physical landmarks and export products. The truth is that modern geography is an exciting science producing research of great value to government interests, planning agencies, and private businesses.

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