Geography in addition to its vast importance to social life and the art of government acquaints us with the occupants of the land and ocean and the vegetation, fruits, and peculiarities of the various quarters of the earth, of knowledge of which marks him who cultivates it as a man earnest in the great problem of life and happiness. During 17th and 18th centuries instead of translating the purpose of geography in terms of scientific interest of translating the purpose of geography in terms of scientific interests, its practically utility was emphasized. The present work, encyclopaedic in nature, gives a vivid description of nature of geography in pros and cons. All salient features of nature of geography are given elaborate scientific treatment. A veritable mine of information, this will prove a highly useful reference tool for one and all concerned.