American Geographical Society

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Name: American Geographical Society
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

What state is the flattest?

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Quick: What’s the flattest state in the country?No cheating, now. Just say the first state that pops into your mind when you’re asked which is flattest.Kansas, you say? It’s certainly the most popular answer. And an article written about ... [Published Ottumwa Courier - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Researcher calls attention to vast, overlooked zone called ‘aquaterra’

LAWRENCE - Think how people everywhere would marvel at the discovery of a continent lost beneath the sea, one that just a few thousand years ago played home to human civilizations that history has entirely missed."The public would clamor for every shred ... [Published Noodls - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

KU researcher: There really is a lost continent

There really is a lost continent.With ancient lost hearths and tools and foundations of homes, drowned under the sea.Atlantis, Plato called it. A myth, maybe.Jerome Dobson calls it Aquaterra.He says it is for real.He says we could actually go there. And ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois ranked second flattest state, and flattest is not Kansas

Researchers at the University of Kansas say the terrain makes Illinois is the second-flattest state in the country, behind a very surprising frontrunner.The flattest state? Florida.That’s according to University of Kansas geographer, and president of ... [Published WQAD - Jun 19 2014]

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"What's a university good for if we can't discover new ideas and excite people about them?" Dobson said. "Aquaterra holds the key to the greatest mystery of all: How did we humans evolve from the ice ages to today? In short, how did we get to be so smart?"

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