Planning a vacation? Create a custom holiday map with these tools

Planning a vacation? Create a custom holiday map with these tools

by Ishveena Singh

A custom holiday map is an ideal place to curate your itinerary, complete with pro tips and recommendations from travel experts
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5 must-try online map games for the geo nerd in you

5 must-try online map games for the geo nerd in you

by Ishveena Singh

Some of these games can easily double up as awesome teaching tools, while others simply let you blow off some steam
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printable origami paper globes - maps that fold into globes

Folding paper globe: DIY activity both adults and kids would love!

by Ishveena Singh

Some childhood memories just refuse to fade. And paper folding is definitely one of them! printable origami paper globes - maps that fold into globes
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Geography 101: Find Your Elevation

Geography 101: Find Your Elevation

by Ishveena Singh

Read to understand what elevation is, how is it calculated, and how can you find out your current elevation in a quick and easy manner
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New Zealand’s Hidden Truths: Using Maps and Topography to Understand the Landscape.

New Zealand’s Hidden Truths: Using Maps and Topography to Understand the Landscape.

by Daniel ODonohue

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Digital Models of the Earth: Adding the third dimension

Digital Models of the Earth: Adding the third dimension

by Ishveena Singh

Knowledge of elevation and slope is not only useful but critical for understanding the changes taking place on Earth’s surface
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A medieval depiction of the known world (1482, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver), constructed after the coordinates in Ptolemy's Geography and using his second map projection

What is Cartography?

by Ishveena Singh

Read to know the meaning of cartography, the history of the discipline, and how modern cartography is blurring the lines between the physical and the digital world

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The Topographic Map of the Future is an Augmented Reality Sandbox

The Topographic Map of the Future is an Augmented Reality Sandbox

by Ishveena Singh 1 Comment

The educational tool can be used to make young learners familiar with earth science concepts in an interactive manner 

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Conveying the Message of Land Elevation with Maps

Conveying the Message of Land Elevation with Maps

by Daniel ODonohue

Reading the landscape using contour lines and shaded releif
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Explaining Topographic Maps

Explaining Topographic Maps

by Daniel ODonohue

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Map showing the true size of countries - and the difference that map projections can make

Why Seeing isn’t always believing - How to compare countries by their true size

by Daniel ODonohue

The Mercator projection a common map projection but it look what to the size of countries!
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Make your own viewshed

Make your own viewshed

by Daniel ODonohue

Google Earth Pro lets you make and share viewsheds
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