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  • Geography Is World War 1: It Changed Everything

    18 JUN 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe World War II gets all the attention as far as major conflicts go, but World War I (also known as the Great War) truly reshaped the world in some incredible ways. In this episode, we dive deep into the geography of World War I, how it all got started and where it ended, and what some of those global changes were as the world emerged from its first truly global conflict.
    1h 6m 24s
  • Geography Is Easter Island: The One With The Big Statues

    11 JUN 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui by the locals, is a far flung island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. But while it's very far away and very small, it actually has a fascinating geography and history attached to it. In this episode, Hunter and Geoff dive into how Easter Island was settled in the first place, how it was colonized, and why Chile owns it today.
    1h 10m 49s
  • Geography Is Trains: The United States Actually Kind Of Is A Train Country...

    4 JUN 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe Trains are an incredibly important piece of transportation technology. But while the United States is not often considered to be a train country overall, it actually kind of is! It's just not one for passengers. Still, the U.S. has more active track than any other single country and hauls much of our goods from city to city. Join us as we tackle the global geography of trains including who carries the most passengers, what the longest rail line is, and what the United States', Canada's and Mexico's rail infrastructure looks like.
    1h 7m 26s
  • Geography Is Pizza: New York, Chicago or Something Else?

    28 MAY 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe Pizza has really become one of the most global dishes. From its humble beginnings as a street food in Italy, to becoming localized in various ways all around the world. This has lead to some of the most contentious debates: Does pineapple belong on pizza? Does New York or Chicago have better pizza? Should Pizza be cut into squares? Everyone has an opinion! In this episode, Geoff and Hunter explore how pizza traveled the world, and dive deep into a few of the more popular styles of pizza in the United States.
    1h 7m 52s
  • Geography Is The Nile River: And The Dam That Might Kill It

    21 MAY 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe The Nile River is an incredible geographic feature on our planet. But despite being so closely associated with Egypt, it actually runs through many other countries making it equally important to hundreds of millions of people. Despite this importance, one dam being constructed in Ethiopia could upend how and where water goes throughout much of the Nile River basin. And this is leaving some really large geopolitical questions hanging out in the open.
    59m 36s
  • Geography Is Petroleum: The Gooey Liquid That Makes The World Go Round

    14 MAY 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe More than anything else, petroleum (or gasoline) truly makes the world go round. It powers our personal vehicles, freight trucks, train, and ships and even our large passenger jets. Because of this it's extremely valuable! So much so that oil is being extracted from the ground on every continent except Antarctica. In this episode, we run through the geography of oil production, how oil became a staple fuel, and what "peak oil" even means anymore.
    1h 8m 29s
  • Geography Is The U.S. Postal Service: And The ZIP Code!

    7 MAY 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe The U.S. Postal Service is a foundational part of the United States. And during it's nearly 250 year existence it's delivered a lot of mail! One way in which it's been able to be so effectvie is by carving up the country into ZIP codes, which have since spread far and wide to become a defacto geographic unit for things well beyond carrying mail. Here's the incredibly geography of the U.S. Postal Service!
    1h 2m 52s
  • Geography Is Whales: Nature's Traveling Bards

    30 APR 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe Whales are incredible creatures who's ability to travel long distances is surpassed by their ability to communicate over thousands of miles! In today's podcast episode, Hunter and Geoff explore the oceanic geography that underpins the way whales do everything that they do.
    1h 9m 11s
  • Geography Is The U.S. National Parks System: America's Splendor

    23 APR 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe The beauty of the National Parks in the United States are one of the few things most Americans can agree on today. However, did you know that there was a chance we would never have a national park system at all? Were it not for some key decisions by a few people, the entire system of parks, monuments, trails, and more would simply not exist. In today's episode we'll cover what a national park is in the United States, how they came to be, how parks are created, and why we love them so very much.
    1h 2m 59s
  • Geography Is Taylor Swift: The Biggest Star In The World

    16 APR 2024 ยท ๐Ÿ“ Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substack.com/ ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ YouTube: https://studio.youtube.com/channel/UC7-Z34pbJ0ZAOJRmUCEz0Cg ๐Ÿ“ท Socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff ๐Ÿ“– Check out Hunter's atlas' here: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=hunter+shobe Taylor Swift is a global star and, in 2023, she lit the world on fire with her Eras Tour. This gives her a unique geography that few other people, evenm other globally prominent stars, have. In this episode, we track Taylor's history, where she's bought houses, how she became a global star, and all of the geography that underpins her every step of the way.
    1h 9m 11s

Geography is everything and in this podcast you'll gain a better understanding of topics such as regional dialects, beer, cities, food, and everything else, just with a geographic lens! Join...

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Geography is everything and in this podcast you'll gain a better understanding of topics such as regional dialects, beer, cities, food, and everything else, just with a geographic lens! Join Geoff Gibson (host of the YouTube channel: Geography by Geoff) and Professor Hunter Shobe of Portland State University as they tackle different topics and discuss them to ridiculous lengths!

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