"Earth and physical sciences, including astronomy, chemistry, geography, geographic information systems, geology, and physics are disciplines classified as natural sciences. They generally involved nonliving materials and the principles of fundamental relationships and laws in the universe.”
--from the description of the Geography Program in the San Diego City College 2011-2012 Catalog
Picture credit: "'Atlas Recycled' by Tom Tsuchiya is a sculpture made of atlases and maps that serves as a recycling receptacle for bottles and cans." Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.