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,...

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...

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...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – The Projection Choice

By showing the territories from above, the cartographer takes an artificial “objective” point of view. He  stops being just a “regular inhabitant” who lives...

Top 5 Satellite Images of Rivers

An art that flows Rivers were the source of civilisation that gave life along the path it flowed. Over time, few rivers have changed their path,...

Engaging students through ArcMap and 3 dimensional landscapes

The usage of three-dimensional printers has become a mainstay in the independent production of products. However, these printers could also become the quintessential educational tool. While...

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...

Harvey’s insane lightning mapped by NOAA is both spectacular and scary

Earlier this year, NOAA calibrated and validated the earth viewing instruments on GOES-16, its most advanced weather satellite. Among these instruments was the Geostationary...

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...

Sochi and Vancouver: A Parallel in Olympic Geography

This month, the 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in the Russian city of Sochi. Until Sochi won the bid for the 2014 Winter...

Useful Geography: What Geographers Can Bring to the Table

While some geographers find it hard to demonstrate the incredible potentials of their field to the public (in one hand), there is a growing curiosity...

U.S.A. and it’s territories – Explained

United States of America (U.S.A.), is now one of the most-desirable destinations for the people who look forward to excel in educational, professional and...

Geography Of The Home

There is one place many people never consider the spatial attributes of geography. When one thinks about it, this should be the first place...

What is earth’s capacity and how many people can it support?

It took 150,000 years for humans to touch the 1-billion population mark. Today, there are over 7.5 billion of us on this planet. Of...

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