A Tale Of 2 Kansas Citys

The title says it all. Two Kansas Citys. And this is one of the reasons learning about geography is so crucial. In the world of sports, there are some who believe that Kansas City is in Kansas. Wait a minute? Kansas City is located in Kansas. However, that is not the Kansas City that MLB’s…

Rocket City’s Geographic Source.

  The Rocket City. This is a positive nod to the space industry that has made this northern Alabama city famous. NASA has a presence in the city of Huntsville, AL. Florida isn’t the only place where NASA has a large presence. However, there is more to Huntsville than just the space industry. To understand…

When Austin Reaches 1 Million…….

Currently, there is only one American state capital with a population of 1 million+ people: Phoenix. The capital of Arizona, as of 2019, is estimated to have at least 1.6 million people living there. There is one city that will join Phoenix soon enough. The capital of Texas, Austin, as of 2019, is estimated to…

Of Maps of Nicknames

A map can tell you a few things about a place. Where a place is, the things in that place, certain physical features, statistics. A map can tell you what it intends to tell you. A map can also be an indicator of a city’s nickname. Two cities to look at are New Orleans and…