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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 What is Geography? The definition of Human Geography is: the branch of geography about how human activity has an impact or is influenced by the earth's surface. ...ERATOSTHENES! There are many main branches of Geography, but there are 2 important branches. One of them is called Human Geography, and the other is called Physical Geography. your artboard What Are The Main Branches of Geography? by Joong Hyun Park Example of Human Geography The definition of Physical Geography is: the branch of geography dealing with the natural enviroment. Example of Physical Geography Who Was The First Geographer? Eratosthenes is reckoned to be the father of Geography. He was the first person to use the word Geography, and was also the first person to accurately calculate the circumference of the earth. Eratosthenes 'Today Eratosthenes' method [of calculating the circumference of the earth] seems almost banal yet it is inaccessible to prescientific civilizations, and in all of Antiquity not a single Latin author succeeded in stating it coherently.- Unknown, Quote praising Eratosthenes'measurement of the circumference of Planet Earth. Why is he known as the First Geographer? Eratosthenes was the first person to use the word 'Geography'. Eratosthenes created Geographic terminology which is still used today. Eratosthenes created the first map that had parallels and meridians, and climate zones, temperate zones, freezing zones around the South and North poles, and a zone surrounding the equator and the tropics. The name of the map was 'Geographika'. Arguably, Eratosthenes created the first Geographic map.
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