This Day in Geography: January 13

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Listed here are significant events relating to geography that occurred on January 13. To suggest an event, please fill out the ‘This Day in Geography’ form.

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The National Geographic Society,  one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world, is founded with the mission  to “the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge”.  Two weeks later, on January 27, the NGS was incorporated.  More: National Geographic Timeline.


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