Oases And Geopolitics

Imagine this. You’re on a voyage through the desert. Water has not been seen for days. Barren, dry land ¬†abounds. Suddenly, a cluster of vegetation appears. No, this is not a mirage. It is for real. Where does that vegetation come from? It hardly ever rains? An oasis is an isolated cluster of vegetation surrounding…

Why Geography Is Dynamic.

  Geography Is Dynamic. Let’s break this down a bit. Geography – The study of the physical features, atmosphere, and the human-environmental interaction of the Earth. Dynamic – Constantly changing. Geography Is Dynamic. Why? Because geography is about studying the Earth, and the Earth is constantly changing. Nothing on Earth remains in a static position….

Henderson Island, Paradise Lost In Plastic.

Henderson Island, a small, uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. An area of about 37.3 sq km. The nearest populated area is 193 km (120 mi) northeast of Pitcairn Island. A Pacific island uninhabited and far removed from humans. It is halfway between New Zealand and Chile. One of the last raised atolls in the…

World’s Coldest Capital City

Cities located in the higher latitudes are obviously going to be colder relative to cities at lower latitudes. However, that is not the only factor. Elevation is a factor. The higher up one goes in altitude, the colder it will be. This is why Quito, Ecuador, located along the Equator, has a cooler climate than…