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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th December 1933 Born today: James Booth, London England, actor/writer (Zulu, Robbery, Revenge)
19th December 1885 Born today: F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)
19th December 1851 Artist J.M.W. Turner passed away in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London.
19th December 1811 The 2nd Ratcliff murders occur; of John & Liz Williamson, and Bridget Harrington.
19th December 1154 The Coronation of Henry II in Westminster Abbey.
Since 1830, they've been advancing geographical science
Location: 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 2AR
Description: London has it all, style, fashion, architecture, celebs, transport, ITV, Borough Market... I could go on... and it's also got 'Geography'!
The 'Royal Geographical Society' is the learned society and professional body for geography. Formed in 1830, the Royal Charter of 1859 is for 'the advancement of geographical science.
Today, they deliver this objective through developing, supporting and promoting geographical research, expeditions and fieldwork, education, public engagement, and geography input to policy. And aim to foster an understanding and informed enjoyment of our world.
Holding the world's largest private geographical collection and public access to it, they have a thriving Fellowship and membership and offer the professional accreditation 'Chartered Geographer'.
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