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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION OUTLINE

CLASS G - GEOGRAPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATION

(Click each subclass for details) Subclass G Subclass GA Subclass GB Subclass GC Subclass GE Subclass GF Subclass GN Subclass GR Subclass GT Subclass GV Geography (General). Atlases. Maps
Mathematical geography. Cartography
Physical geography
Oceanography
Environmental Sciences
Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Anthropology
Folklore
Manners and customs (General)
Recreation. Leisure

Subclass G
G1-922 G65-69 G70-70.6 G80-99 G100.5-108.5 G140 G141 G142 G149-180 G154.9-155.8 G200-336 G369-503 G521-539 G540-550 G575-890 G905-910 G912-922 G1000-3122 G1000-1000.5 G1001-1046 G1050-1052 G1053 G1054-1055 G1059-1061 G1100-3102 G1100-1779 G1105-1692 G1110-1114 G1115-(1193) G1200-1534.24 G1535-1537 G1540-1542 G1545-1549 G1550-(1594) G1600-1692 G1700-1779 G1780-2799 G1791-2196 G2110-2196 G2200-2444.84 G2445-2739 G2740-2799 G2800-3064 G3100-3102 G3122 G3160-3171 Geography (General)
Geographers
Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology
History of geography
Toponymy
Including gazetteers, geographic names and terms Great cities of the world Historical geography Aerial geography Travel. Voyages and travels (General) Travel and state. Tourism History of discoveries, explorations, and travel Special voyages and travels Adventures, shipwrecks, buried treasure, etc. Seafaring life, ocean travel, etc. Arctic and Antarctic regions Tropics (General) Northern and Southern Hemispheres Atlases Atlases of the moon, planets, etc. World atlases. Atlases of the Earth Northern and Southern Hemispheres Tropics. Torrid Zone Polar regions. Frigid Zone Maritime atlases (General) By region or country America. Western Hemisphere North America Greenland Canada United States Caribbean area Latin America (General) Mexico Central America West Indies South America Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc. Europe Former Soviet republics. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire) Asia Africa Australasia Oceans (General) Antarctica Atlases of imaginary, literary, and mythological regions, etc., A-Z Globes

G3180-9980 G3180-3182 G3190-3191 G3195-3197 G3200-3202 G3210-3221 G3240-3241 G3250-3251 G3260-3272 G3290-9880 G3290-5667 G3300-5184 G3380-3384 G3400-(3612) G3700-4384 G4390-4392 G4410-4763 G4800-4874 G4900-5184 G5200-5667 G5670-8904 G5700-7342 G7000-7342 G7400-8198.54 G8200-8904 G8950-9084 G9095-9794 G9800-9804 G9900-9980

Maps
Universe. Solar system
Celestial maps
Moon
World. Earth
Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Tropics. Torrid Zone
Temperate Zone
Polar regions. Frigid Zone
By region or country
America. Western Hemisphere
North America
Greenland
Canada
United States
Caribbean area
Mexico
Central America
West Indies
South America
Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc.
Europe
Former Soviet republics. Union of Soviet Socialist
Republics (U.S.S.R.). Russia (Empire) Asia Africa Australasia Oceans (General) Antarctica Unlocalized maps

Subclass GA
GA1-1776 GA51-87 GA101-1776 GA109 GA109.5 GA109.8 GA110-115 GA125-155 GA192-197.3 GA197.5-198 GA260-288 GA300-325 GA341-1776 Mathematical geography. Cartography
Surveys (General)
Cartography
Aerial cartography
Cadastral mapping
Statistical mapping
Projection
Map drawing, modeling, printing, reading, etc.
Collections of maps, globes, etc. Map libraries
Cartographers
Globe making. Globes
World maps, general atlases, etc.
Maps. By region or country

Subclass GB
GB3-5030 GB400-649 GB447 GB448 GB450-460 GB461-468.995 GB471-478.995 GB500-555 GB561-649 GB651-2998 GB980-2998 GB980-992 GB1001-1199.8 GB1201-1598 GB1601-2398 GB2401-2598 GB2601-2798 GB2801-2998 GB5000-5030 Physical geography
Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain
Climatic geomorphology
Slopes
Coasts
Reefs
Islands
Mountains. Orography
Other natural landforms: Floodplains, caves,
deserts, dunes, etc. Hydrology. Water Ground and surface waters Watersheds. Runoff. Drainage Groundwater. Hydrogeology Rivers. Stream measurements Lakes. Limnology. Ponds. Lagoons Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice Snow. Snow surveys Hydrometeorology Natural disasters

Subclass GC
GC1-1581 GC63 GC65-78 GC83-87.6 GC96-97.8 GC100-103 GC109-149 GC150-182 GC151-155 GC160-177 GC177.6-182 GC190-190.5 GC200-376 GC205-227 GC228.5-228.6 GC229-296.8 GC297-299 GC300-376 GC377-399 GC401-881 GC1000-1023 GC1080-1581 Oceanography
Oceanographic expeditions
Underwater exploration
Submarine topography
Estuarine oceanography
Seawater
Chemical oceanography
Physical oceanography
Density
Temperature
Optical oceanography
Ocean-atmosphere interaction
Dynamics of the ocean
Waves
Ocean circulation
Currents
Water masses and oceanic mixing
Tides
Marine sediments
Oceanography. By region
Marine resources. Applied oceanography
Marine pollution. Sea water pollution

Subclass GE
GE1-350 GE70-90 GE170-190 GE195-199 GE300-350 Environmental sciences
Environmental education
Environmental policy
Environmentalism. Green movement
Environmental management

Subclass GF
GF1-900 GF51 GF75 GF101-127 GF125 GF127 GF500-900 Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Environmental influences on humans
Human influences on the environment
Settlements
Cities. Urban geography
Rural settlements. Rural geography
By region or country

Subclass GN
GN1-890 GN49-298 GN51-59 GN62.8-265 Anthropology
Physical anthropology. Somatology
Anthropometry
Human variation
Including growth, physical form, skeleton, nervous system, skin, etc. Race (General) Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits Human evolution Fossil man. Human paleontology Medical anthropology Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology Culture and cultural processes Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc. Collected ethnographies Applied anthropology Cultural traits, customs, and institutions Technology. Material culture Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc. Economic organization. Economic anthropology Intellectual life Including communication, recreation, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc. Social organization Political organization. Political anthropology Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc. Psychological anthropology Ethnic groups and races By region or country Prehistoric archaeology

GN269-279 GN280.7 GN281-289 GN282-286.7 GN296-296.5 GN301-674 GN357-367 GN378-396 GN397-397.7 GN406-517 GN406-442 GN448-450.8 GN451-477.7

GN478-491.7 GN492-495.2 GN495.4-498 GN502-517 GN537-674 GN550-674 GN700-890

Subclass GR
GR1-950 GR72-79 GR81 GR99.6-390 GR420-950 GR420-426 GR430-488 Folklore
Folk literature (General)
Including folktales, legends Folk beliefs, superstitions, etc. (General) By region or country By subject Costume, jewelry Folklore relating to private life Including dreams, love, children, nursery rhymes, etc. Supernatural beings, demonology, fairies, ghosts, charms, etc. Cosmic phenomena, weather lore Geographical topics Animals, plants, and minerals Transportation, travel, commerce, etc. Medicine. Folk medicine Occupations Signs and symbols Mythical places

GR500-615 GR620-640 GR650-690 GR700-860 GR865-874 GR880 GR890-915 GR931-935 GR940-941

Subclass GT
GT1-7070 GT165-476 GT485 GT495-499 GT500-2370 GT2400-3390.5 Manners and customs (General)
Houses. Dwellings
Churches and church going
Human body and its parts. Personal beauty
Costume. Dress. Fashion
Customs relative to private life
Including children, marriage, eating and drinking, funeral customs, etc. Customs relative to public and social life Including town life, court life, festivals, holidays, ceremonies of royalty, etc. Customs relative to transportation and travel Customs relative to special classes By birth, rank, etc. By occupation

GT3400-5090

GT5220-5286 GT5320-6737 GT5320-5690 GT5750-6390

Subclass GV
GV1-1860 GV181.35-181.6 GV182-182.5 GV191.2-200.66 GV191.68-198.975 GV198.945-198.975 GV199-199.62 GV199.8-200.35 GV200.4-200.56 GV200.6-200.66 GV201-555 GV346-351.5 GV401-433 Recreation. Leisure
Recreation leadership. Administration of recreation services
Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation
Camping
Farm vacations, dude ranches, etc.
Hiking. Pedestrian tours
Mountaineering
Orienteering. Wilderness survival
Caving. Spelunking
Physical education and training
School and college athletics. Intramural
and interscholastic athletics Physical education facilities. Sports facilities Including gymnasiums, athletic fields, playgrounds, etc. Physical measurements. Physical tests, etc. Nudism. Sunbathing Gymnastics. Gymnastic exercises Including calisthenics, heavy exercises, acrobatics, etc. Sports Coaching Athletic contests. Sports events Professionalism in sports. Professional sports (General) Umpires. Sports officiating Athletic and sporting goods, supplies, etc. Air sports: Airplane flying, kiteflying, bungee jumping, etc. Water sports: Canoeing, sailing, yachting, scuba diving, etc. Winter sports: Ice hockey, skiing, bobsledding, snowmobiling, etc. Ball games: Baseball, football, golf, etc. Automobile travel. Motoring. Automobile racing Cycling. Bicycling. Motorcycling Track and field athletics Fighting sports: Bullfighting, boxing, fencing, etc. Shooting. Archery Wrestling Games and amusements Hobbies (General) Children's games and amusements Toys Indoor games and amusements Card games: Poker, patience, whist, etc. Gambling. Chance and banking games Board games. Move games Including chess, go, checkers, etc. Computer games. Video games. Fantasy games

GV435-436.7 GV450-451.4 GV460-555

GV557-1198.995 GV711 GV712-725 GV733-734.5 GV735 GV743-749 GV750-770.27 GV770.3-840 GV840.7-857 GV861-1017 GV1020-1034 GV1040-1060.4 GV1060.5-1098 GV1100-1150.9 GV1151-1190 GV1195-1198.995 GV1199-1570 GV1201.5 GV1203-1220.8 GV1218.5-1220.8 GV1221-1469.63 GV1232-1299 GV1301-1311 GV1312-1469 GV1469.15-1469.62

GV1470-1511 GV1491-1507 GV1541-1561 GV1564-1565 GV1580-1799.4 GV1800-1860

Parties. Party games and stunts
Puzzles
Parlor magic and tricks
Darts
Dancing
Circuses, spectacles, etc.
Including rodeos, waxworks, amusement parks, etc.