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Far Away Places presents David Keeling

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Dr. David Keeling from WKU Department of Geology and Geography, talked about Gabon in WKU Libraries’ Far Away Places program at Barnes & Noble Bookstore on Thursday, November 17, 2011.

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With a relatively small population, sizable French investments, and rich forest and mineral resources, Gabon has one of the highest annual gross national products per person in sub-Saharan Africa. Keeling first visited the country backpacking in the late 1970s; he was there most recently in November of 2009 on an American Geographical Society Educational Expedition on which he lectured about Africa.

Far Away Places: David Keeling

David Keeling will talk about Gabon, once part of French Equatorial Africa, in this month’s program at Barnes & Noble Bookstore on Thursday, November 17 at 7:00p.m. With a relatively small population, sizable French investments, and rich forest and mineral resources, Gabon has one of the highest annual gross national products per person in sub-Saharan Africa. Keeling first visited the country backpacking in the late 1970s; he was there most recently in November of 2009 on an American Geographical Society Educational Expedition on which he lectured about Africa.