famous geographers

Collage of geography pioneers

GeoQuiz: Pioneering Geographers

Caitlin Dempsey

Take this quiz to test how well you know about the contributions of these geographers.

Interviews with Geographers and Cartographers

Caitlin Dempsey

Access interviews with prominent geographers from the 1970s to 1990s via the Library of Congress.

Six Famous Geographers

Caitlin Dempsey

A look at six of the world's most famous geographers: Eratosthenes, Al Idrisi, Alexander von Humboldt, Immanuel Kant, Carl Ritter, and Arnaldo Faustini.