Who is the father of geography?

QuestionsCategory: GeographyWho is the father of geography?
Edukamer asked 6 months ago

You are a Geography student and someone ask you, Who is the father of geography?. What will be you answer to his or her question?



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Edukamer answered 6 months ago

Geography is a field of science that deals with the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets.

Simply put, is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments.

Eratosthenes, the ancient Greek scholar is called the “father of geography”. He was the first one to use the word geography and he also had a small-scale notion of the planet that helped him to determine the circumference of the earth.



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