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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How to Get Rid of Geographic Tongue?

Geographic tongue is a benign condition where a person's tongue develops raised red marks, caused by the loss of small bumps called papillae on the tongue. The red marks are usually surrounded by w... Read More »

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 »

When was National Geographic founded?

The National Geographic Society, the largest scientific and educational institution in the world, was established on Jan 27, 1888. Its first president was Gardiner Greene Hubbard, the father-in-law... Read More »

Who owns National Geographic?

National Geographic magazine is owned by the National Geographic Society. The television channels are jointly owned by News Corp. and the National Geographic Society. News Corp. owns 67 percent of ... Read More »