The direction from any point on Earth toward the South Pole. Compare magnetic south.
What’s the name of the food causing a minor crisis in South Korea?Koreans eat it with almost every meal. When the country’s first astronauts went into space, portions of this food went with them. Each year, South Koreans consume more than two million tons of it. Now, because of abnormal fall weather, there is a shortage, driving the country into crisis. The food is called kimchi, or gimchi, kimchee, or kim chee. It is a fermented, spicy …
What are the actual names of North and South Korea? Why do English speakers say “Korea” but Koreans don’t?Tensions are high on the Korean Peninsula. The aggression by North Korea on the South has captured the world’s attention and raised a number of questions about Korea’s history, names, and geography. Prior to 1910, Korea was a kingdom. Then, from 1910 to 1945, the country was under Japanese rule. At the end of World War II, the country was divided into two occupational zones along the …
- geographic determinism,
- geographic information system,
- geographic mile,
- geographic north,
- geographic range,
- geographical determinism,
- geographical mile,
- geographical tongue,
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