Study of soil, water, and climate
Works with geomorphology, climatology,
meteorology, and hydrology
Physical geography studies the physical
effects the earth has on itself and its
surrounding natural influences, however,
there is another force that creates the
geographical world we live, human
Study of social influences on the construction
of the earth.
Study of Cultural influences on geography
Study of economic influences on the
environment and geographical structure.
Ties with social and cultural geography in the
study of human impacts on the geographical
make up of the earth.
Study of political influences based on social
and cultural geography.
Study of growing urban areas and their
social, economic, political, and cultural
influences in the geographical make up such
All of these areas of study impact the
geographical make up our physical and
social world. Understanding them separately
leads to knowing how they work together to
construct the geography of earth!
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