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Colonial trade routes (image)

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Dutch, Spanish and British colonial trade routes visualised.

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Tropical Cyclone Ian

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The well-formed storm was skirting Fiji and moving towards Tonga when this image was taken on January 9, 2014.
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18 Striking Images from Space Show Earth's Rich Tapestry

18 Striking Images from Space Show Earth's Rich Tapestry | Highschool Geography | Scoop.it
  The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. An international organisation with 20 Member States, the ESA in its current form was created in 1975. Since then they have share...
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18 indrukwekkende satellietfoto's van de aarde.

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40 more maps that explain the world

40 more maps that explain the world | Highschool Geography | Scoop.it
I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.
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The Geography of European Surnames

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To follow up on the previous GeoCurrents post on the geography of first names, this post will examine that of surnames. The first map on the left shows the most common European surnames by country. Some interesting patterns emerge here.
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Places in their Proper Perspectives

Places in their Proper Perspectives | Highschool Geography | Scoop.it

"A fisherman's cottage is described by real estate agents as a 'property not to be missed' but it is also just yards away from two nuclear power stations."


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Adilson Camacho's curator insight, January 31, 2014 6:19 PM

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Perception is everything!

Jess Deady's curator insight, April 16, 2014 1:35 PM

This house is 100% misleading. The paper advertised the first picture, which from the looks of it isn't so bad. Then when you get the reverse picture and see the nuclear power plants behind it, its a whole new scene! Whoever is trying to sell this house- good luck to you. Who wants to live next to something that could literally kill god knows what? Not me.