What is the Etymology of the word Geography?
The word ‘geography’ originates from two greek words. The first is ‘geo’ which means ‘the earth’ and the second Greek word is “graph” which means ‘to write‘).
What is Geography?
Origins of the Word Geography
The first recorded use of the word geography was by Eratosthenes, a Greek scholar who lived from 276–194 BC who is credited with creating the discipline of geography (Eratosthenes’ Geography. Princeton University Press. 2010).