American Geographical Society, the oldest geographical society in the United States. Its objectives are to encourage research in geography and to spread geographical knowledge. It has sponsored research projects and was associated with many early Arctic explorations. Publications include two quarterlies, Geographical Reviewand American Geographical Society—Focus.The society was founded in 1851. Membership is about 1,300. Headquarters are in New York City.
Sand dunes belch, moan and hum. They roll across the desert, seeking out new locales. You might even say they breed. It's no wonder people call these giant sand formations lifelike.
Much of the ice has melted, and the woolly mammoths are long gone. But could we still be in an ice age and headed for another?