Category Archives: world geography

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico, March 2018

    Located between Sante Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico is Kasha–Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, famous for its scenic cone shaped formations, composed of pumice, ash deposits from volcanic eruptions 6–7 million years ago. Millions of years of weathering have added the … Continue reading

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World Population Clock

Click on link to U.S. and World Population Clocks – United States Census Bureau. https://www.census.gov/popclock/  

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Maps of Rivers in the United States

Link to – The Veins of America: The map shows the network of streams and rivers in the 48 contiguous states of the United States. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3860062/The-veins-America-Stunning-map-shows-river-basin-US.html  

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Team Martinez visits the Grand Canyon (2015)

This video provides a brief sky view of the Grand Canyon.                    

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The Paleolithic Era

40,000 – 8000 B.C.E. The period known as the Upper Paleolithic or Late Stone Age, which dates from about 40,000  to 10,000 years ago, was a time of notable advances in human mental development and technology. More sophisticated tools and … Continue reading

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The Early Stone Age

2,000,000 – 40,000 B.C.E. The first hominids to be considered human beings appeared in Africa about two million years ago. These are commonly divided into three species: Homo habilis, Homo rudolfensis and Homo erectus. All three had larger brains and … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam – Nevada (2015)

             

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