Tag: geography

May 5, 2016

The Relative Size of Colorado from the Equator to the North Pole Using Mercator Projection

The Relative Size of Colorado from the Equator to the North Pole Using Mercator Projection

Nice try Greenland

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Feb 17, 2016

This Instagram Account Finds the Saddest Sounding Places on Google Maps

This Instagram Account Finds the Saddest Sounding Places on Google Maps

Finally a place that understands me

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Jan 8, 2016

Who Actually Owns Antarctica?

Who Actually Owns Antarctica?

CGP Grey, the Internet’s Superhero Explainer of all things interesting, delves into the touchy subject of Antarctica, ownership and what happens in 2040

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Dec 1, 2015

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

Climatologist Brian Brettschneider created this calendar year long, 9,125 mile US road trip where each day is at or very near 70°F (21°C).

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Jun 29, 2015

32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World

32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World

Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Here are 32 maps will teach you something new about our diverse and interconnected planet.

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Sep 5, 2014

Astronauts in Space Give Video Geography Tour of Earth

Astronauts in Space Give Video Geography Tour of Earth

Watch Expedition 38 crew members Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio give a brief geography lesson as they hurtle through space at 27,600 km/h (17,100 mph) onboard the International Space Station.

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Oct 18, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Five Peaks of Tindholmur

Picture of the Day: The Five Peaks of Tindholmur

THE FIVE PEAKS OF TINDHOLMUR Photograph by Arne List Tindhólmur is an islet on the southside of Sørvágsfjørður, west of Vágar in the Faroe Islands. It has its name from the five peaks, which are named Ytsti, Arni, Lítli, Breiði, and Bogdi (Farthest, Eagle, Small, Broad, Bent). The islet is uninhabited,…

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