Yet Another Study Demonstrates young Americans’ Geography Illiteracy

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The National Geographic-Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study was just released, with more sad news about young Americans’ (aged 18-24) lack of even basic geography skills like reading a map. Only 50% or less of the surveyed people could identify New York or Ohio on a map, and 88 percent couldn’t find Afghanistan, and […]

Associations/Groups – American Congress on Survey and Mapping

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The American Congress on Survey and Mapping is made up of four member organizations, which serve as special interests groups including: The American Association for Geodetic Surveying – AAGS The Cartography and Geographic Information Society – CAGIS The Geographic and Land Information Society – GLIS The National Society of Professional Surveyors, Inc. – NSPS The […]