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About the Collection

Geography as an academic discipline encompasses human, physical, political, environmental, and historical areas of concentrations. The sources listed below represent both general and specific reference sources for conducting research involving geographic information. For cartographic resources (maps and atlases) please use the Maps, Atlases, Aerial Images, and Cartographic Resources guide.

Browse our geography collection

Most of the books can be found in the following areas:

G1-922 Geography (General)
G1000-3122 Atlases
G3180-9980 Maps
GA Mathematical geography. Cartography
GB Physical geography
GC Oceanography
GF Environmental sciences
QC851-999 Meteorology. Climatology
QE Geology
QH Natural history. Biology

New Geography Books at the UCLA Library


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UCLA Geography Department

The UCLA Department of Geography consistently ranks among the top departments in the United States.