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Where Are The Most Fossils Discovered?

Geographic locations like deserts, rivers, mountains and badlands are all excellent locations for fossil discovery, due to high levels of erosion that occurs in these locales.

June 18, 2020 05:04

What Is The Semi-Arid Desert Biome?

Most of the desert biome indeed has a very low annual rainfall, and their plant and animal species need to adapt to the heat to survive. The same is true for the semi-arid desert biome, which is a sub-biome of the desert biome, an area that can be found only in the northern hemisphere.

June 16, 2020 06:37

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

The United States is the third most populated country in the world, behind China and India. To put in perspective how much higher their population is to the rest of North America, The state of California alone has 2 million more people than the entire country of Canada.

June 12, 2020 12:36

Here's How Rivers Are Actually Formed

Rivers may have a lifespan, although it can be a very long one, and they are formed in nature as a result of large forces at work in the environment. 

June 5, 2020 02:33

How Are Landforms Classified?

Various land formations on Earth appear in many different shapes and sizes. We can recognize four main types of landforms: plains, plateaus, hills, and mountains.

May 30, 2020 10:46

How Is North America Divided Geographically?

Five distinctive physical regions divide the North American continent: western mountain region, the Great Plains, the varied eastern region, the so-called Canadian Shield, and the Caribbean. 

May 28, 2020 08:53

10 Famous Landforms In The U.S.

There aren't many countries in the world that contain the same amount of beautiful landforms as the U.S. does. The sheer vastness, natural beauty and diversity of all of the spectacular landscapes are sure to leave everyone breathless.

May 28, 2020 08:53

8 Facts You Need to Know About Tectonic Plates

The plate tectonics theory has been widely accepted among scientists since the middle of the 20th century. Although many did not believe that the theory of our planet’s crust being made up of different plates could be true, they were eventually proven wrong. Today, this theory helps us understand our planet in ways that were impossible beforehand.

May 27, 2020 08:46

4 Types Of Tectonic Plate Movement

In 1915, Alfred Wegener presented the theory of continental drift but it was not until the 1960s that it was accepted as scientifically true.

May 27, 2020 08:46

Who Is The Father Of Economic Geography?

The geographer George Chisholm is credited as the father of economic geography, an important field in geography, but also economics. It studies economic activity and how it relates to geographical position.

May 23, 2020 07:20

The Least Densely Populated Countries

Mongolia has a small population that resides mostly in the urban capital, but the country also has vast empty rural areas. Danish territory Greenland has a sparse population that mostly lives on the coast.

May 18, 2020 00:16

How Were The Rocky Mountains Formed?

The Rocky Mountains began as a series of rocks, with the interior mountain range consisting of pieces of continental crust that are over one billion years old.

April 30, 2020 16:07

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