Bachelor Of Arts (Geography)
Development Of Geographical Thought
Exam Name: Development Of Geographical Thought
Course: Bachelor Of Arts (Geography)
Institution/Board: Kenyatta University
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2007/2008
INSTITUTE OF OPEN LEARNING
SPECIAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARTS
AGE 101: DEVELOPMENT OF GEOGRAPHICAL THOUGHT
DATE: Wednesday 8th October, 2008
TIME: 3.00 p.m. ? 5.00 p.m.
Answer any three questions.
Write concise essays on the following:
Concerns of geography as a discipline.
Relationship between Geography and other disciplines.
The British School of Geography.
Explain the contributions of Bernhard Varenius and Immanuel Kant to the development of Geography thought. [23 marks]
The period of exploration and discovery opened new horizons in Geographical thought Scholarship. Discuss. [23 marks]
Briefly explain the contributions of the following to Geographical thought.
Paul Vidal de la blache
Examine the role of geographers in the mapping of resources for Development. [23 marks]
Briefly explain the developments of the following Geographical techniques.
Cartography [6 marks]
Geography Information Systems (GIS)
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