River Parishes Community College Library

Geography


Where to Look? Browse these call numbers:

  • G – Geography. Anthropology. recreation.
    • G 1 to G 922 – Geography (General).
    • G 1000 to G 3122 – Atlases.
    • G 3180 to G 9980 – Maps.
  • GB 3 to G B5030 – Physical geography.
  • GF 1 to GF 900 – Human ecology. Anthropogeopgraphy (Human geography).
    • GF 125 – Cities. Urban geography.
    • GF 127 – Rural settlements. Rural geography.

Selected Books in the Library

General Reference & Atlases

  • Merriam Webster’s Geographical Dictionary, 3rd Edition 1997.
    Call number: G 103.5 .W42 1997, 2 copies; REF on Dictionary Stand & C.2 in stacks.
  • The National Geographic Desk Reference, 1999.
    Call number: G 123 .N38 1999 REF
  • Oxford Desk Dictionary of People and Places, 1999.
    Call number: G 103.5 .O92 1999 REF
  • Oxford Satellite Atlas of the World, 2005.
    Call number: G 1046 .A43 2005 REF, Atlas Stand.
  • The World Book Atlas, 2008.
    Call number: G 1021 .W67 2008 REF, Atlas Stand.
  • World Geographical Encyclopedia, 1995.
    Call number: G 63 .E5213 1995, in 5 volumes.

Cultural Geography

  • The Anthropology of Space and Place: Locating Culture, 2003.
    Call number: GF 50 .A55 2003
  • The Dictionary of Human Geography, 4th Edition, 2000.
    Call number: GF 4 .D52 2000
  • A Geography of Heritage: Power, Culture & Economy, 2000.
    Call number: GF 50 .G73 2000

Physical Geography

  • The Dictionary of Physical Geography, 3rd Edition, 2000.
    Call number: GB 10 .D53 2000 REF
  • Environmental Systems: An Introductory Text, 2nd Edition, 1992.
    Call number: GB 54.5 .W48 1992
  • Physical Geography and Global Environmental Change, 1998.
    Call number: GB 54.5 .S53 1998
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General Reference

Cultural Geography

Physical Geography

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General Reference & Maps

  • CIA World Factbook, "provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities." The site includes various maps, flags, and more. Regularly and frequently updated (about every two weeks).
  • Country Studies, from the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, offers historical, social, political, economic information on countries around the world.
  • National Geographic, offers numerous resources including maps, articles, interactive media and more.
  • USGS, the United States Geological Survey, provides numerous geographical and geophysical resources in various formats, including downloadable or printable maps and images, and more.

Cultural Geography

Physical Geography

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