branches of geography

What are the Branches of Geography?

Elizabeth Borneman

Geography is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography.

Sub-branches of Human Geography

Caitlin Dempsey

Human geography focuses on the role that human play in the world.

Physical weathering by waves at Arcadia National Park in Maine. Photo: John J. Mosesso, USGS. Public domain.

Sub-branches of Physical Geography

Elizabeth Borneman

Physical geography is one of the two primary branches of geography.