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Geography and 'The Sound of Place'

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Geography and 'The Sound of Place'

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Geography and 'The Sound of Place'

Geography and 'The Sound of Place'

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This year, the theme for Geography Awareness Week is "Cultures: The Sound of Place." NPR's Liane Hansen speaks to Barbara Chow, vice president for Educational Programs at the National Geographic Society, about how students across North America are creating audio portraits of their communities.