St. Paul and Minneapolis: A Tale Of Fraternal Twin Cities.

Did you know that the University of Minnesota straddles TWO cities? University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is located in BOTH Saint Paul and Minneapolis. This is mentioned for a different reason. Minneapolis and St. Paul. Together, they are known as the Twin Cities. However, they are not identical twins. Both cities are more like fraternal twins….

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…

A Creek Springs Eternal: Spring Creeks

  Poet Alexander Pope  wrote “Hope springs eternal in the human breast, man never is, but always to be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home. Rests and expatiates in a life to come”. This can be applied to a particular geographic feature. And to paraphrase Alexander Pope: A creek springs eternal from a…

Rainwater Harvesting, Geopolitics, And The Future Of Water Supply.

No, rainwater is not some kind of crop. However, the harvesting of rainwater can be one of the most valuable things for human beings. While Earth itself is majority water, most of that water is not usable for human consumption, unless you plan on building a plethora of desalination plants. Most of the world’s freshwater…