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Geography Awareness Week: "Africa in 3-D"


Date: November 14, 2006

Contact: Christine Kollen

Description: In celebration of Geography Awareness Week, the University of Arizona Libraries present an exhibit of maps and atlases centered around this year’s theme: "Africa in 3D: Diversity, Discover, and Demographics." The exhibit will be on display in the Main Library in Research West (2nd floor) from November 14th - 17th.

Since 1987, the National Geographic Society’s Geography Education Program has promoted National Geography Awareness Week, an annual celebration to promote awareness about the importance of geography education while demonstrating the breadth of geography and its relevance to other subjects. Geography Awareness Week occurs every November with a new theme selected each year.

For more information, please visit http://www.library.arizona.edu/search/subjects/geography/