Category Archives: Geography

New USGS Report on Earthquake risks in California

According to this article in EarthSky earlier this week, the USGS has released recently an updated report on the likelihood of earthquakes. The map above shows the major fault lines in California and the high risk ares are keyed in … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in Connecticut

Nine days ago, a 3.3 Richter scale magnitude Earthquake struck Eastern Connecticut near the town of Wauregan and near the Rhode Island border early in the morning.    I’m sure this came as quite a shock to people there.  I … Continue reading

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Hurricane Odile hits Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Hurricane Odile made landfall Sunday night, September 14, 2014, in Cabo San Lucas on the tip of the Baja California Peninsula.  It was a category 3 hurricane with wind speeds up to 125 mph, according to the Weather Channel. We’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about Geography …part two

Well, the CNN screw up putting Hong Kong in Brazil might or might not have been sabotage.  But, in a White House briefing on the upcoming military action in Iraq, the following statement was not intentional sabotage: SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  … Continue reading

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CNN Hong Kong in Brazil Redux; maybe it was too bad to be true.

Remember this?                 Well, it looks like my prior post “Don’t Know Much About Geography” was maybe too bad to be true.  The Drudge Report today has a ink to a Variety story … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about geography…..

How could anyone working for a major news organization make a mistake like this:                 Well,  Hong Kong is not in Brazil or anywhere else in South America.   Perhaps this old song … Continue reading

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