Physical geography is the study of all natural forms and processes in an environment. It is one of the two subsets of geography and earth sciences, the other being the study of human geography. More »

Physical features in geography include bodies of water and landforms, for example, oceans, mountains, lakes, rivers, plateaus, plains, streams, hills, bays, gulfs, volcanoes, canyons, valleys and peninsulas are all vario... More »

Physical geography, which deals with the physical factors of a region, is a geographical sub-field concerned with the features, processes and patterns that make up the natural environment. Physical geography is typically... More »

The study of geography seeks to gain a better understanding of the interactions, causes and effects occurring between people and their environment. In this way, the study of geography can improve the quality of life, inc... More »

Geography matters because locations, the central focus of geography, are intricately connected with one another on local and global scales in both human and natural processes. Without geographic knowledge, individuals ca... More »

Physical geography focuses on natural processes of the earth, including climate and plate tectonics, whereas human geography studies the effect and behavior of humans and how they relate to the physical world. The two fi... More »

Chain surveying is a type of survey in which the surveyor takes measurements in the field and then completes plot calculations and other processes in the office. Chain surveying is best used for smaller planes with few d... More »