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Department of Geography

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Manitoba Elders invite the Natonal Energy Board and the general public to a gathering at Turtle Lodge at Sagkeeng First Nation on Enbridge Pipeline Inc.'s Line 3 Replacement Program on Saturday, 28, 2015 at the Sagkeeng First Nation. Click here for details.

Geography in the News

Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified: BBCNews Nov 19, 2015)— Melting of polar ice sheets has added 11mm to global sea levels over the past two decades, according to the most definitive assessment so far.

Earth's underground water quantified: BBCNews Nov 17, 2015)— The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km.

Temperatures in 2015 on track to be record 1 degree C hotter: CBCNews (Oct 23, 2015)— We're halfway to 2 degree C increase set by governments as a limit to avoid dangerous warming levels.

Cyclone Drops 10 Years Worth of Rain on Yemen: DiscoveryNews (Nov 5, 2015)— Cyclone Chapala made landfall Tuesday and dumped an enormous amount of rainfall on Yemen's normally parched coastline.

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Laurie's Map of the Northwest Territories, 1870 by D. Codd, Ottawa.