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Category: Geography

us canada border

7 Times the U.S.-Canada Border Wasn’t So Peaceful

The U.S.-Canada border wasn’t always so peaceful. On Canada Day, look back at seven times when the United States clashed violently with its northern neighbor.

appalchian trail

10 Things You Should Know About the Appalachian Trail

On the 90th anniversary of its birth, get the facts on America’s most famous long-distance footpath.

Washington Map Society

Ostrich-Egg Globe May Be Oldest to Depict New World

A Belgian map collector has found what may be the oldest known globe to depict the New World, dating to the early 1500s and engraved on the shell of an ostrich egg.

Texas Facts

9 Things You May Not Know About Texas

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a look at some of the state’s quirks.