Why we should learn how to use the magnetic compass?

A circular instrument with a magnetic needle. Simple, and yet, in many ways, quite revolutionary. Ordinary in looks, and yet, something very important for...

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,...

How cartographers should map Crimea?

Over the last few weeks the whole world has been watching the dynamic situation on Crimea. Tough actions of Russia and diplomatic attempts of the West. From...

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...

How climate change is forcing sea animals to change their natural behavior

With climate changing making the oceans around Australia warmer further south, many sea animals are also changing their characteristic movements and feeding habits to...

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...

A letter from Earth to humans on Earth Day

Dearest I know that you have dedicated this day to me and you want to honor me for everything I have given you. Fresh air...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Top Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience. Never think twice, I have made the hard work of finding the...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

We could breach key limit set in Paris agreement by 2022

British scientists have released a jarring forecast which says global temperatures could reach 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by 2022. If that happens, it would...

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...

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