Some common geographic mental misplacements
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So what are some tantalizing locational mistakes that seemingly come pre-installed in American students’ minds that geography teachers wrestle to overcome?
So glad you asked! Here is a cherry-picked handful of examples that we’ll dive into…
- The northiness of Africa
- The northiness of Europe
- The eastiness of South America
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I think I knew these but it was good to get a feel for EXACTLY where these places are.
How does your mental map square with reality?