What is the geographic grid?

Answer The geographic grid is a man-made system of invisible lines that span the globe. This grid has been used for over 2,000 years as a globally accepted reference for finding the location of a fixed po... Read More »

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What is a delta in geographic terms?

Deltas occur throughout the world at the mouths of rivers. They are areas of sediment, such as rocks, sand and soil, deposited by the river water. Deltas, such as at the base of the Mississippi Riv... Read More »

What Geographic Error Did Columbus Make?

With the benefit of hindsight, historians know that Christopher Columbus made an error on his famous journey in 1492. Yet, according to the geographic knowledge of his day, he did not make a mistak... Read More »

What channel is National Geographic on the Dish Network?

If you have DISH Network you will be able to find the National Geographic Channel on either 186 or 886 in standard definition. If you are looking for Nat Geo in HD you will be able to find it on on... Read More »

What publishing company publishes National Geographic?

National Geographic Magazine is published by The National Geographic Society, a nonprofit organization that promotes scientific and cultural research and science education. The Society formed in 18... Read More »