Geography

Image of Naples-Russel Mound 8 via Wikipedia
KnoWhy #336
“And it came to pass that many of the Lamanites did go into the land northward”
Helaman 6:6
Two images of Wadi Tayyib al-Ism via lds.org
KnoWhy #286
“And it came to pass that when he had traveled three days in the wilderness, he pitched his tent in a valley by the side of a river of water.”
1 Nephi 2:6
DNA via pixabay.com
KnoWhy #280
“After thousands of years, all were destroyed except the Lamanites, and they are among the ancestors of the American Indians.”
Introduction, 2013 edition of the Book of Mormon
Aerial image of Kharfot, a likely location of Bountiful. Image from Lehi and Sariah in Arabia by Warren Aston
KnoWhy #259
"And we did come to the land which we called Bountiful, because of its much fruit and also wild honey; and all these things were prepared of the Lord that we might not perish."
1 Nephi 17:5
Photo of an aztec double headed serpent, turqoise chest ornament by Geni
KnoWhy #243
“And there came forth poisonous serpents also upon the face of the land, and did poison many people.”
Ether 9:30
Eruption of the Cordón Caulle Volcano in central Chile in 2011, via Reuters
KnoWhy #197
“And it came to pass that there was thick darkness upon all the face of the land, insomuch that the inhabitants thereof who had not fallen could feel the vapor of darkness”
3 Nephi 8:20
Image via lds.org
KnoWhy #143
And thus the Zoramites and the Lamanites began to make preparations for war against the people of Ammon, and also against the Nephites.
Alma 35:11
Imagined map of the Book of Mormon Lands by Tyler Griffin, Taylor Halverson, and Seth Holladay, BYU.
KnoWhy #130
“And now, it was only the distance of a day and a half’s journey for a Nephite, on the line between the land Bountiful and the land Desolation, from the east to the west sea; and thus the land of Nephi and the land of Zarahemla were nearly surrounded by water, there being a small neck of land between the land northward and the land southward”
Alma 22:32
A deep wadi illustrating the great and terrible gulf in Lehi's dream
KnoWhy #14
“And the large and spacious building, which thy father saw, is vain imaginations and the pride of the children of men. And a great and a terrible gulf divideth them"
1 Nephi 12:18
Satelite image of Israel
KnoWhy #6
“Wherefore, the Lord hath commanded me that thou and thy brothers should go unto the house of Laban, and seek the records, and bring them down hither into the wilderness.”
1 Nephi 3:4