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Quick Reference Sources

This guide links to online sources that are useful for background information and quick facts.


Geography is defined as the study of the earth and its features and of the distribution of life on the earth, including human life and the effects of human activity.


A map is a representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc. 

At PGCC Library

An atlas is a bound collection of maps. They can be found in the atlas stand on the first floor of the library.