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History of North America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History of North America

The history of North America encompasses the past developments of people populating the continent of North America. The continent became a human habitat later than continents such as Africa, Asia, and Europe, when people migrated across the Bering Sea 40,000 to 17,000 years ago.

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First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic | Geo152 | Scoop.it
Spanish expedition maps trash in all five ocean collection zones for the first time and makes a discovery.
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Oceans: Feds finalize critical habitat designation for threatened loggerhead sea turtles

Oceans: Feds finalize critical habitat designation for threatened loggerhead sea turtles | Geo152 | Scoop.it
Beach nesting areas, open ocean habitat protected Staff Report FRISCO — Loggerhead sea turtles  may have a better chance of surviving — and even thriving — after federal agencies designated 685 mil...
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Yosemite Hikes: Cathedral Lakes

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A hiker's guide to the Cathedral Lakes trail, a 7/8-mile round-trip hike to pair of pretty alpine lakes starting from the western end of Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite Park
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john scanlon's curator insight, July 7, 2014 4:28 PM

This was the highlight of my trip to Yosemite. There was still snow on the ground, clearest water i have ever seen. 

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The Flattest U.S. States? Not What You Think

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Kansas is not as flat as a pancake, despite common perceptions.

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Just drove threw that region, KS sure looked flat to me.. haha

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Canadian identity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Canadian identity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The question of Canadian identity was traditionally dominated by three fundamental themes: first, the often conflicted relations between English Canadians and French Canadians stemming from the French Canadian imperative for cultural and linguistic survival; secondly, the generally close ties between English Canadians and the British Empire, resulting in a gradual political process towards complete independence from the imperial power, and, finally, the close proximity of English-speaking Canadians to the military, economic and cultural powerhouse of the United States.

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Should the euro zone be dissolved? | TIME.com

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I was reading the ever-fascinating Martin Wolf in The Financial Times the other day as he bluntly laid out the stark choices facing Europe’s great experiment with the euro: The eurozone, as designed, has failed.
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Geography in the News: Fire Ants, Surviving and Thriving

Geography in the News: Fire Ants, Surviving and Thriving | Geo152 | Scoop.it
By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Fire Ants: Surviving and Thriving Summer is in full swing and an invasive pest is making life miserable for residents, visitors and native and domestic animals across the southern United States. Fire ants have an incredible ability to survive and geographically expand their territories…
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William Pattison - 4 Traditions of Geography

Assignment:  Read this Article!!  Thanks, Mr. Perry

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jfraley0032's curator insight, July 10, 2013 3:04 PM

NIce explaination of the four traditions breaks it down well on page 3

Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 10, 2013 9:02 AM

This article is a classic; one of the most well-cited articles from the Journal of Geography.  


Tags: Geography Education, Geography, Unit 1 GeoPrinciples.

RachaelDurbin's curator insight, July 4, 2014 1:23 PM

Great for Unit 2: Part 1

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Yosemite Hikes: Cathedral Lakes

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A hiker's guide to the Cathedral Lakes trail, a 7/8-mile round-trip hike to pair of pretty alpine lakes starting from the western end of Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite Park
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This was the highlight of my trip to Yosemite. There was still snow on the ground, clearest water i have ever seen. 

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