Royal Geographical Society, a society in London, England, for advancing geographic knowledge. It provides funds for scientific expeditions. Founded in 1830, it is one of the oldest geographical societies in the world. The society sponsors lectures, publishes The Geographical Journal and Geographical Magazine, and maintains a large collection of maps and books. Royal medals for achievement in geography are given by recommendation of the society. There are about 9,000 members.
Did you know that sand dunes can sing? And, their artistic curves certainly make for a gorgeous photograph. In fact, you might call the sand dune the diva of the desert.
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?