Annual Meeting of the Geographical Association

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    Abstract

    “THE world about us is the greatest of all laboratories, and Nature is the greatest demonstrator.” Even by the wayside, to and from school, as Prof. J. L. Myres showed, we may see processes in operation shaping the geography of the homeland and illustrating the geography of other lands. The rhythmic flow of a river, as elaborated by Dr. Vaughan Cornish, offers ample scope for training in scientific observation. Only by seeing can the eye be trained to appreciate the complex of Nature and man, the adjustment of life—social, economic and political—to its physical environment.

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