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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

’Cause you’re hot then you’re cold: Map shows global temperature anomaly

Katy Perry could well have been talking about the weird winter we are having right now when she sang Hot N Cold. NASA’s Earth...

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...

10 questions about the Great American Eclipse 2017

As we inch closer to the rare act of cosmic providence which is expected to be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted in...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – Why Scale Matters

Projection is one first step. Then comes the scale choice of what will be the limits of what matters  in the trend or phenomena you want to show. More...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

LiDAR pushes archaeological revolution

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) belongs to one of those remote sensing technologies that have celebrated tremendous improvements within the last decade rendering it...

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...

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