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Geography: Background Information

Research Resources for Geography

Human/Cultural Geography Reference Books

Why Background Information?

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks, and other reference books can help you discover basic information about a subject such as names, dates, definitions, and summaries, etc.  These are good places to start when narrowing or choosing a research topic and when you are researching an unfamiliar subject.

Geography Reference Books

Physical Geography Reference Books

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