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- Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters -

AGS in the News

    Geographical Review article is covered by The Atlantic    


The Geographical Review article about measuring the flatness of U. S. states has been covered by The Atlantic.


Click here to read the article in The Atlantic




Awards and Honors

March 31 2014

Nominations requested for Medals and Honorary Fellowships (untill April 21, 2014)

The AGS Awards and Honors Committee solicits nominations for the Van Cleef, Vouras, and Cullum medals, and Honorary Fellows. Nominations, which may be submitted by any AGS member, must be received before April 21, 2014. The nomination process is simple. Please send a short (one or two paragraph) justification for the nomination and a copy of a recent curriculum vita or resume to Doug Sherman (sherman@ua.edu).

Weekly Quiz

What was the name of the plane Russell Boardman used in 1931 to set the world speed record, New York to Istanbul, in 50 hours?
The right answer is:

Total: 44
Correct Answer: 18.18 %
Wrong Answer: 81.82 %

Correct Answer!
Total: 44
Wrong Answer: 81.82 %
Correct Answer: 18.18 %
Wrong answer!