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Each year the GA's International Special Interest Group organises an overseas Study Tour - browse the photo gallery above for a flavour of past trips. The tours aim to introduce geographical educators to key aspects of the contemporary geography of the destination country. Photographs and diaries from each tour are published on this website.

Northwest Russia Study Tour 2015

2 – 16 August 2014


The tour will explore the physical geography of the region through visits to world famous glacial areas including Valaam, Kizhi and Solovki islands, the Ladoga, Onega and Lovozero lakes and the tundra landscape. The region’s economic activity in primary and secondary sectors will be examined through visits to a marble quarry, a historical geological mining site near Sortavala, the fish canning industry, and a hydroelectric station. Find out more.

Past Study Tours

Use the menu on the right to view photographs and diaries from past study tours.

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