Ellen Churchill Semple

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American geographer

Why Is Ellen Churchill Semple Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Ellen Churchill Semple was an American geographer and the first female president of the Association of American Geographers. She contributed significantly to the early development of the discipline of geography in the United States, particularly studies of human geography. She is most closely associated with work in anthropogeography and environmentalism, and the debate about "environmental determinism".

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