The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a free 100 page ebook for iOS users. The book, entitled, “Earth from Space: the Living Beauty” contains over 100 pages and includes interactive maps, satellite imagery collected from ESA’s missions, and animations demonstrating various aspects of the world.
What better way for geographers to say “Happy Valentine’s Day” than with geography? Nature supplies us with plenty of heart shape topography found around the world. Heart shaped islands, vegetation, and lakes make up this love themed geography.
Almost everything can be seen through the eyes of a geographer. Take coffee, for example; to most people, coffee is a delicious beverage and nothing more. But to geographers coffee holds a number of intriguing chronicles relating to physical geography, human geography, biogeography, and many other aspects. Coffee is variety of shrub that is native [...]
Geographic ignorance abounds. Listed here are some funny and head scratching worthy geography blunders. Swedish Vodka distiller Absolut has managed to upset both sides of the geographic divide with their map depicting Mexico and the United States in the 1830s when what is now California, Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Arizona were still part [...]
Geospatial technology has allowed users the ability to travel the world without ever leaving home. Users can explore the world, inside and out. Last October, Google unveiled Google MapsGL which uses Google Maps and Web Graphics Library (WebGL), bring 3D graphics to web browsers. Showcasing the advancement were sample 3D tours of Rome, Italy and London, [...]