The geographic society is based out of the University of Santarem, with a presence in the other five city-states and the larger towns of the peninsula.
The primary goals of the Geographic Society are exploration and education. They use knowledge to illuminate and protect the wonders of Aer’ath. The Geographic Society began as a guild of cartographers and mapping the world continues to be the focus of most expeditions. Others work on understanding cultures by collecting their lore. Much of what is learned is shared in public lectures at the University. Excavation are handled with expert precision and all artifacts are cleaned, cataloged, and neatly stored.
Of course, charting the unknown invariably leads to the discovery of hidden troves of treasure and lost relics. It is not uncommon for the Chartered Houses to fund expeditions