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Friday, October 23, 2009

Elemental Geography

Many places and geographical features (rivers, mountains, etc.) in the U.S. are named after chemical elements or chemical compounds. Are there any near you?

You can search for by state or by chemical name at the Chemical Gazeteer, which is on Dr. B's website at Ramapo College. Note: a "gazeteer" is basically a dictionary of geographical names.

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