Library of Congress Classification:Class G -- Geography. Anthropology. Recreation

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Class G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This article outlines the subclasses of Class G.

G - Geography (General); Atlases; Maps[edit]

1-922..........Geography (General)
65-69..........Geographers
70-70.6..........Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology
80-99..........History of geography
100.5-108.5..........Toponymy (Including gazetteers, geographic names and terms)
140..........Great cities of the world
141..........Historical geography
142..........Aerial geography
149-180..........Travel. Voyages and travels (General)
154.9-155.8..........Travel and state. Tourism
200-336..........History of discoveries, explorations, and travel
369-503..........Special voyages and travels
521-539..........Adventures, shipwrecks, buried treasure, etc.
540-550..........Seafaring life, ocean travel, etc.
575-890..........Arctic and Antarctic regions
905-910..........Tropics (General)
912-922...........Northern and Southern Hemispheres
1000-3122..........Atlases
1000-1000.5..........Atlases of the moon, planets, etc.
1001-1046..........World atlases. Atlases of the Earth
1050-1052..........Northern and Southern Hemispheres
1053..........Tropics. Torrid Zone
1054-1055..........Polar regions. Frigid Zone
1059-1061..........Maritime atlases (General)
1100-3102..........By region or country
1100-1779..........Americas. Western Hemisphere
1105-1692..........North America
1110-1114..........Greenland
1115-(1193)..........Canada
1200-1534.24..........United States
1535-1537.......... Caribbean area
1540-1542..........Latin America (General)
1545-1549..........Mexico
1550-(1594)..........Central America
1600-1692..........West Indies
1700-1779..........South America
1780-2799..........Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc.
1791-2196..........Europe
2110-2196..........Former Soviet Republics. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire)
2200-2444.84..........Asia
2445-2739..........Africa
2740-2799..........Australasia
2800-3064..........Oceans (General)
3100-3102..........Antarctica
3122..........Atlases of imaginary, literary, and mythological regions, etc., A-Z
3160-3171..........Globes
3180-9980..........Maps
3180-3182..........Universe. Solar system
3190-3191..........Celestial maps
3195-3197..........Moon
3200-3202..........World. Earth
3210-3221..........Northern and Southern Hemispheres
3240-3241..........Tropics. Torrid Zone
3250-3251..........Temperate Zone
3260-3272..........Polar regions. Frigid Zone
3290-9880..........By region or country
3290-5667..........Americas. Western Hemisphere
3300-5184..........North America
3380-3384..........Greenland
3400-(3612)..........Canada
3700-4384..........United States
4390-4392..........Caribbean area
4410-4763..........Mexico
4800-4874..........Central America
4900-5184..........West Indies
5200-5667..........South America
5670-8904..........Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc.
5700-7342..........Europe
7000-7342..........Former Soviet Republics. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire)
7400-8198.54..........Asia
8200-8904.........Africa
8950-9084..........Australasia
9095-9794..........Oceans (General)
9800-9804..........Antarctica
9900-9980..........Unlocalized maps

GA - Mathematical geography; Cartography[edit]

1-1776..........Mathematical geography. Cartography

51-87..........Surveys (General)
101-1776..........Cartography
109..........Aerial cartography
109.5..........Cadastral mapping
109.8..........Statistical mapping
110-115..........Projection
125-155..........Map drawing, modeling, printing, reading, etc.
192-197.3..........Collections of maps, globes, etc. Map libraries
197.5-198..........Cartographers
260-288..........Globe making. Globes
300-325..........World maps, general atlases, etc.
341-1776..........Maps. By region or country

GB - Physical geography[edit]

3-5030..........Physical geography

400-649..........Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain
447..........Climatic geomorphology
448..........Slopes
450-460..........Coasts
461-468.995..........Reefs
471-478.995..........Islands
500-555..........Mountains. Orography
561-649..........Other natural landforms: Floodplains, caves, deserts, dunes, etc.
651-2998..........Hydrology. Water
980-2998..........Ground and surface waters
980-992..........Watersheds. Runoff. Drainage
1001-1199.8..........Groundwater. Hydrogeology
1201-1598..........Rivers. Stream measurements
1601-2398..........Lakes. Limnology. Ponds. Lagoons
2401-2598..........Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice
2601-2798..........Snow. Snow surveys
2801-2998..........Hydrometeorology
5000-5030..........Natural disasters

GC - Oceanography[edit]

1-181..........Oceanography

63..........Oceanographic expeditions
65-78..........Underwater exploration
83-87.6..........Submarine topography
96-97.8..........Estuarine oceanography
100-103..........Seawater
103-149..........Chemical oceanography
150-182..........Physical oceanography
151-255..........Density
160-177..........Temperature
177.6-182..........Optical oceanography
190-190.5..........Ocean-atmosphere interaction
200-376..........Dynamics of the ocean
205-227..........Waves
218.5-228.6..........Ocean circulation
229-296.8..........Currents
297-299..........Water masses and oceanic mixing
300-376..........Tides
377-399..........Marine sediments
401-881..........Oceanography. By region
1000-1023..........Marine resources. Applied oceanography
1080-1581..........Marine pollution. Sea water pollution

GE - Environmental Sciences[edit]

1-350.......Environmental Sciences

70-90......Environmental Education
170-190....Environmental Policy
195-199....Environmentalism. Green Movement
300-350....Environmental Management

GF - Human ecology; Anthropogeography[edit]

1-900.......Human ecology. Anthropogeography

51.........Environmental influences on humans
75.........Human influences on the environment
101-127....Settlements
125.......Cities. Urban geography
127.......Rural settlements. Rural geography
500-900....By region or country

GN - Anthropology[edit]

1-890..........Anthropology

49-298..........Physical anthropology. Somatology
51-59..........Anthropometry
62.8-265..........Human variation (Including growth, physical form, skeleton, nervous system, skin, etc.)
269-279..........Race (General)
280.7..........Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits
281-289..........Human evolution
282-286.7..........Fossil man. Human paleontology
296-296.5..........Medical anthropology
301-674..........Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology
357-367..........Culture and cultural processes (Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc.)
378-396..........Collected ethnographies
397-397.7..........Applied anthropology
406-517..........Cultural traits, customs, and institutions
406-442..........Technology. Material culture (Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc.)
448-450.8..........Economic organization. Economic anthropology
451-477.7..........Intellectual life (Including communication, recreation, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc.)
478-491.7..........Social organization
492-495.2..........Political organization. Political anthropology
495.4-498..........Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.
502-517..........Psychological anthropology
537-674..........Ethnic groups and races
550-674..........By region or country
700-890..........Prehistoric archaeology

GR - Folklore[edit]

1-950..........Folklore

72-79..........Folk literature (General) Including folktales, legends
81..........Folk beliefs, superstitions, etc. (General)
99.6-390..........By region or country
420-950..........By subject
420-426..........Costume, jewelry
430-488..........Folklore relating to private life (Including dreams, love, children, nursery rhymes, etc.)
500-615.......... Supernatural beings, demonology, fairies, ghosts, charms, etc.
620-640..........Cosmic phenomena, weather lore
650-690..........Geographical topics
700-860..........Animals, plants, and minerals
865-874..........Transportation, travel, commerce, etc.
880..........Medicine. Folk medicine
890-915..........Occupations
931-935..........Signs and symbols
940-941..........Mythical places

GT - Manners and customs (General)[edit]

1-7070..........Manners and customs (General)

165-476..........Houses. Dwellings
485..........Churches and church going
495-499..........Human body and its parts. Personal beauty
500-2370..........Costume. Dress. Fashion
2400-3390.5..........Customs relative to private life (Including children, marriage, eating and drinking, funeral customs, etc.)
3400-5090..........Customs relative to public and social life (Including town life, court life, festivals, holidays, ceremonies of royalty, etc.)
5220-5286..........Customs relative to transportation and travel
5320-6737..........Customs relative to special classes
5320-5690..........By birth, rank, etc.
5750-6390..........By occupation

GV - Recreation; Leisure[edit]

1-186..........Recreation. Leisure
181.35-181.6..........Recreation leadership. Administration of recreation services
182-182.5..........Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
191.2-200.66..........Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation
191.68-198.975..........Camping
198.945-198.975..........Farm vacations, dude ranches, etc.
199-199.62..........Hiking. Pedestrian tours
199.8-200.35..........Mountaineering
200.4-200.56..........Orienteering. Wilderness survival
200.6-200.66..........Caving. Spelunking
201-555..........Physical education and training
346-351.5..........School and college athletics. Intramural and interscholastic athletics
401-433..........Physical education facilities. Sports facilities (Including gymnasiums, athletic fields, playgrounds, etc.)
435-436.7..........Physical measurements. Physical tests, etc.
450-451.4..........Nudism. Sunbathing
460-555..........Gymnastics. Gymnastic exercises (Including calisthenics, heavy exercises, acrobatics, etc.)
557-1198.995..........Sports
711..........Coaching
712-725..........Athletic contests. Sports events
733-734.5..........Professionalism in sports. Professional sports (General)
735..........Umpires. Sports officiating
743-749..........Athletic and sporting goods, supplies, etc.
750-770.27..........Air sports: Airplane flying, kiteflying, bungee jumping, etc.
770.3-840..........Water sports: Canoeing, sailing, yachting, scuba diving, etc.
840.7-857..........Winter sports: Ice hockey, skiing, bobsledding, snowmobiling, etc.
861-1017..........Ball games: Baseball, football, golf, etc.
1020-1034..........Automobile travel. Motoring. Automobile racing
1040-1060.4..........Cycling. Bicycling. Motorcycling
1060.5-1098..........Track and field athletics
1100-1150.9..........Fighting sports: Bullfighting, boxing, fencing, etc.
1151-1190..........Shooting. Archery
1195-1198.995..........Wrestling
1199-1570..........Games and amusements
1201.5..........Hobbies (General)
1203-1220.8..........Children's games and amusements
1218.5-1220.8..........Toys
1221-1469.63..........Indoor games and amusements
1232-1299..........Card games: Poker, patience, whist, etc.
1301-1311..........Gambling. Chance and banking games
1312-1469..........Board games. Move games (Including chess, go, checkers, etc.)
1469.15-1469.62..........Computer games. Video games. Fantasy games
1470-1511..........Parties. Party games and stunts
1491-1507..........Puzzles
1541-1561..........Parlor magic and tricks
1564-1565..........Darts
1580-1799.4..........Dancing
1800-1860..........Circuses, spectacles, etc. (Including rodeos, waxworks, amusement parks, etc.)

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