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Geography Awareness Week

2008-11-08 19:57:00

Geography Awareness Week
Geographic Awareness Week will be from November 16 to 22, 2008

GIS Day will be November 19, 20008

“Geography Awareness Week was established in 1987, U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed legislation that established the third week in November as Geography Awareness Week.”

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“Geography Awareness Week was established in 1987 to promote awareness about the importance of geography education, while demonstrating the breadth of geography and its relevance to almost any other subject.”
National Geographic Magazine

“What is GIS Day?
GIS Day is a global event for users of Geographic Information Systems technology in an effort to educate people about how geography makes a difference in our lives and to demonstrate this technology to schools and organizations around the world. Learn more about GIS Day.”
Indiana University

The study of Geography is the cornerstone of travelers life, many years from now, I feel I will remember the many maps of my life. My first true experience of world Geography was when I make this map of a boat trip between Ecuador and Iquitos,, Peru.

I feel a special rush when I pull out a piece of paper, and with my pen slowly try to map out my next adventure, and truly encourage the world to allow their curiosity to thrive by becoming aware of Geography.

This coming week I will be chatting with Oxford Press, Atlas of the World editor Ben Keene about recent developments in the world of travel and geography. I will publish the audio recording of the conversation to help with Geography Awareness Week.

Geography Action! 2008 -- National Geographic
Geography Awareness Week - Information About Geography Awareness Week
Geography Awareness Week 2000 @
Geography Awareness Week 2008
Geography Matters
GIS Day 2008
Library of Congress offers GIS demo
National Geography Awareness Week
The Canadian Association of Geographers - Geography Awareness Week

Geographic information system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geography Matters New “What is GIS” PowerPoint
Geography Matters
Geospatial Information & Technology Association – GITA
GIS Day 2008
GIS Day at IU
GIS Lounge - Geographic Information Systems
National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)
Planet Geospatial - Open Forum on Participatory Geographic Information Systems and Technologies
The Federal Geographic Data Committee — Federal Geographic Data Committee

Geography Awareness Week