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Geography | Mātai Matawhenua: Books & Ebooks

We use the Library of Congress classification system for arrangement. Every item in the Library has a unique call number which can be found by using the Library Catalogue. Books which are in high demand for particular courses are held in special High Demand Collections. To see the list for your course, type the course code into the Course code search in the Library Catalogue, e.g. BIOL111.

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Geography Books in the Library

Call Number


G (Central Library)

General Geography

G 70

Geography Theory

G 70.2

Geographic Information Systems

G 70.4

Remote Sensing

G 2795

New Zealand

G 3100 - 3102


GB (EPS Library)

Physical Geography

GB 400-649


GB 450-460


GB 651 -2998


GB 2401 -2598

Ice, Glaciers

GB 2601 - 2798

Snow, Snow Surveys

GB 5000 - 5030

Natural Disasters

GC (EPS Library)


GC 190-190.5

Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction

GC 228.5-228.6

Ocean Circulation

GE (EPS Library)

Environmental Sciences

GE 105

Environmental Issues

GE 300

Environmental Management

GF 1 -900 (Central Library)

Human Geography

GF 75

Human influence on the Environment

GF 125

Urban Geography

GF 127

Rural Geography

H (Central Library)

Social Sciences

HE (EPS Library)    

Transportation and Communications

HN (Central Library)

Social history, conditions. Social problems. Social reform

QC (EPS Library)


QC 851-999

Meteorology. Climatology

R (Central Library)


RA 792 (Central Library)

Geography of Health (Medical Geography)