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" Geography is the exact and organized knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the Earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of Man with his terrestrial environment. "
The Technique of Teaching - Page 309
by Sheldon Emmor Davis - 1922 - 346 pages
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Scottish Geographical Magazine

Geography - 1908
...first is that in The International Geography where geography is defined as " the exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the...of the earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of Man with his terrestrial environment." The second is that given in his address " On...
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The Geographical Journal, Volume 7

Electronic journals - 1896
...nature in the limited, but still general, aspect of the surface of the Earth. "Geography as a science is the exact and organized knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the Earth. This involves the human race; and because the human race represents the culmination of organic evolution,...
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The International Geography

Hugh Robert Mill - Geography - 1899 - 1089 pages
...definition of the modern science may be put in these words : — Geography is the exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the...of the Earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of Man with his terrestrial environment. The Position of Geography. — In the field of...
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The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Volume 20

Geography - 1901
...given to the world by its greatest teachers. Dr. HH Mill says : '' Geography is the exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the...of the earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of man with his terrestrial environment." Another great teacher, Mr. HJ Mackinder, says...
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Scottish Geographical Magazine

Geography - 1901
...mathematical properties of a rotating sphere ; but if we define geography as the exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the Earth, we see the force of Kant's classification, which subordinated mathematical to physical geography. The...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 71

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1901
...mathematical properties of a rotating sphere ; but if we define geography as the exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the Earth, we see the force of Kant's classification, which subordinated mathematical to physical geography. The...
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Progress of Science in the Century

John Arthur Thomson - Science - 1903 - 536 pages
...(by Dr. II. R. Mill), on which evident care has been expended, " Geography is tho exact and organised knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the...of the Earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of Man with his terrestrial environment." * Dr. Mill goes on to say, " As the meeting-place...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 8

Education - 1908
...features of the globe, and all that its face sustains, including man himself." '— /. Scott Keltic. "Geography is the exact and organized knowledge of...of the Earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of Man with his terrestrial environment." ' — HR Mill. "The geography of to-day starts...
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The Journal of Geography, Volume 4

Geography - 1905
...description of the earth. In the scientific stage which now prevails everywhere outside of some schools, it is "the exact and organized knowledge of the distribution of phenomena on the surface of the earth." In a third evolutionary stage which is just beginning it is, "the relation between the physical environment...
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Historical Geography on a Regional Basis, Volume 2

Ernest Walter Dann - Europe - 1908 - 215 pages
...to gain a starting-point in our brief study in this volume of one phase of it. Dr. HR Mill says : " Geography is the exact and organized knowledge of...of the earth, culminating in the explanation of the interaction of man with his terrestrial environment." The core of that definition is the word distribution....
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