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Introduction: What is Geography? FIND YOURSELF ON EARTH. Which Way is North? The Magnetic Poles. Compass Rose. Latitude and Longitude. MAPPING THE EARTH. The Earth is Round. Making the Round Earth Flat. Time Zones of the World. Maps to Scale. Photo Maps. Map Keys Unlock Map Secrets. Relief Maps. Contour Maps. Road Maps. Weather Maps. Dot Maps. Old and New Maps. THE LAND. The Continents. Earthquakes. Volcanoes. High Places and Low Places. How to Measure a Mountain. Islands, Isthmuses and Peninsulas. WATER ALL AROUND. Oceans, Seas and Lakes. Rivers and Streams. Waterfalls, Rapids and Other Fast Water. Hit the Beach. Dams and Reservoirs. The Water Cycle. Glaciers, Ice Sheets and Icebergs. WEATHER AND CLIMATE. Atmospheric Pressure. The Sun Keeps Us Warm. Energy from the Sun. The Greenhouse Effect. Rising Air. The Wind. Hurricanes and Tornadoes. Using the Wind. PEOPLE. Where Do People Live? What's In a Name? Counting People and Things. A Crowded World. Cultures Around the World. Glossary. Further Reading. Index.