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Important geographers
By: Shahd Mansour
•That studies the Lands, Features, inhabitants
of earth
•phenomena (facts ) of the Earth
•translation is : "to describe or...
•a Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, athlete, astronomer ,
and music theorist.
•He was the first person to use the wo...
•A Greek geographer and historian
•His geography is the only existing work
covering the whole collection of people and
cou...
•Al Idrisi
•was a Muslim geographer and traveler
•lived in Italy
•was born in Spain
•idrisi was a descendent of prophet
Mo...
•German environmentalist and explorer
•his book kosmos has a valuable contribution
to science.
•The Humboldt Current in co...
•Who is the Muslim traveler and geographer
that wrote one of the greatest works of
geography ?
Al Idrisi
Alexander
von
hum...
‘Kosmos’ is written by ?
Al Idrisi Eratosthenes
Strabo
Alexander
von
humboldt
•Strabo’s geography is the *-*-* existing work
covering the whole collection of people and
countries known to Greeks and R...
•Who was the first one to use the term :
geography ?
Al Idrisi Eratosthenes
Strabo
Alexander
von
humboldt
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  1. 1. Important geographers By: Shahd Mansour
  2. 2. •That studies the Lands, Features, inhabitants of earth •phenomena (facts ) of the Earth •translation is : "to describe or write about the Earth“ •The first person to use the word "geography" was Eratosthenes
  3. 3. •a Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, athlete, astronomer , and music theorist. •He was the first person to use the word "geography" in Greek and he invented the discipline of geography as we understand it. •He invented a system of latitude and longitude. •He was the first to calculate the tilt of earth’s axis •He accurately calculated the distance from earth to sun •invented the leap day •created the first map of the world . •his generation nicknamed him beta(the second letter of the Greek alphabet, because he proved himself to be the second best in the world in almost every field.
  4. 4. •A Greek geographer and historian •His geography is the only existing work covering the whole collection of people and countries known to Greeks and Romans •he provided a remarkable explanation of Greek’s science, as well as the history
  5. 5. •Al Idrisi •was a Muslim geographer and traveler •lived in Italy •was born in Spain •idrisi was a descendent of prophet Mohammad (pbuh) •wrote one of the greatest works of geography
  6. 6. •German environmentalist and explorer •his book kosmos has a valuable contribution to science. •The Humboldt Current in coast of south America was named after him
  7. 7. •Who is the Muslim traveler and geographer that wrote one of the greatest works of geography ? Al Idrisi Alexander von humboldt Eratosthenes Strabo
  8. 8. ‘Kosmos’ is written by ? Al Idrisi Eratosthenes Strabo Alexander von humboldt
  9. 9. •Strabo’s geography is the *-*-* existing work covering the whole collection of people and countries known to Greeks and Romans Least important BestOnly most important
  10. 10. •Who was the first one to use the term : geography ? Al Idrisi Eratosthenes Strabo Alexander von humboldt
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