Scientists discovered a new continent and called it Zealandia

Researchers claim to have discovered a new continent mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific. Scientists behind the study say that New Zealand and New...

Why do we have seasons on Earth?

Yesterday we experienced a shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The December solstice happens every year around December, 21st. This made me...

Australia is shifting its geographic coordinates by 1.5m (4.9ft) as the continent constantly moves

Australia is located on a tectonic plate that moves around 7 cm a year shifting the whole continent a bit north-east. For many years this change...

This is a Map of the Underwater Craters that Have No Connection with the...

The Bermuda Triangle has taken on mythological proportions over the years. The legend of the roughly triangular area of Atlantic Ocean bounded by Miami,...

Map showing 135 years of global warming

Last year we've reported that 2014 was the warmest year ever recorded. Last week NASA revealed that 2015 was even warmer. Data from NASA and NOAA showed...
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260 years of global carbon emissions on a single map

Global warming is the most significant environmental problem facing us today, as we experience more and more weather anomalies every year. In long-term perspective...

This video shows what the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Today is the last day of 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. Leaders from all around the world where discussing policies that could reduce...

Map showing how global warming will influence sea level in your city

This year, similarly to the previous one, will be the warmest year ever recorded. We may argue about the measurement methodology and accuracy but...

Celebrate GIS Day and map the history of cartography and GIS on our timeline

Dear Geo-Geeks, for 2015 GIS Day we aim to do something truly Geoawesome and we would like to ask you to do it with...

The most complete global map of forests available yet

Very interesting research has been published in Nature magazine. Researchers created the most detailed map of forests around the world. All the previous attempts...

Google will map air quality in California

In August we’ve reported that Google is using its Street View cars for more than just mapping road network features around the world. Together...

What’s the difference between a gulf and a bay? Geography terms explained on map...

Geographic terms can be a little bit confusing. What's the difference between a cape and a peninsula or a gulf and a bay? Are channel,...

3D map of Flinders Reefs

In relation to our series upon the coral reef mapping in Australia we can report one further achievement. A new 3D map shows the...

Weather duopoly. America divided by temperature anomalies.

  Truly amazing weather anomalies are happening this winter season in the US. While the East part of the country experiences temperatures on average 10-15˚F colder, the...

Learn Cartography for Free

Cartographic design is something I see being overlooked quite often. Maps contain so much information; they can tell us a story, understand the world...

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