How Can Geography Literacy Be So Bad At The Age Of Google Earth?

National Geographic calls Geography Literacy: “the ability to use geographic understanding and geographic reasoning to make far-reaching decisions”. It relies on three conceptual pillars: Interaction:...

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,...

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...

Building Together an Open Collection Of Historical Maps: Discover the Wikimaps project

The biggest challenge of our times regarding geographic information is to process and organize a massive amount of data from various sources, with various dates and especially, formats. Big...

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...

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...

Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

What’s your Geographical Centre of Gravity?

Geographical Centre of Gravity?! Isn't that the same as the centre of gravity? Were the first questions that popped up when I came across...

Geography, More Than You Think

Encouraging more people to take the subject of geography seriously. There are many misunderstandings regarding what geography is about. It seems like the one...

The most detailed ecological map of the World

ESRI and the US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri developed the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. The map shows...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2014 was Earth’s warmest year ever recorded

Scientists claim that we have experienced the warmest year on our planet since instruments started to measure temperature and very likely for at least 4,000...

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