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geographer

jee o gruh fer

  • n  an expert on geography

  • First president of Johns Hopkins university was a geographer.
  • It all depended, said he, on what geographer he had consulted last.
  • Using these figures and constructing the orbit on a transparent globe, Chapin, a trained architect and self-trained geographer, decided that Gagarin had to land in the vicinity .
News & Articles

  • Researchers Examine Gas Station Morphology in Virginia
    After noticing the many abandoned or converted gasoline stations on Virginia's Eastern Shore, a Salisbury University student began research with his professor that discerned changing patterns about life on Delmarva. Southeastern Geographer journal recently published their work.
    June 20, 2013 - Newswise
Quotes

  • Kevin Starr in Kansas City Star
    Connelly is a skilled urban geographer. Like Raymond Chandler, he gives us Los Angeles in a prosaic, very realistic manner,says Kevin Starr, professor of history at the University of Southern California. "A lot of Southern California...
  • Thayer Scudder in Los Angeles Times
    He was really a human geographer,said Thayer Scudder, a Caltech professor emeritus in anthropology. "He was interested in people, and Africa was in ferment .......... He loved to travel - that's what geographers are supposed to do."
  • Rene Preval in New York Times (blog)
    Among the dead are a former adviser to Haitian President René Préval, aid workers and Georges Anglade, described by the newspaper as "an essayist and geographer who settled in Montreal after being jailed by the Duvalier regime."

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