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A collection of websites for learning and teaching history and geography, using interactive and multimedia contents and tools.
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Historical Interactive Topographic Map of Switzerland

Historical Interactive Topographic Map of Switzerland | History, Geography and new technologies | Scoop.it

 

 


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 24, 2013 11:09 PM

This is an excellent interactive topographic map of Switzerland with great detail at a variety of scales with historical layers from 1938 to the present. 


Tags: Switzerland, historical, mapping.

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The Rise of Megacities | La crescita delle megalopoli - interattiva

The Rise of Megacities | La crescita delle megalopoli - interattiva | History, Geography and new technologies | Scoop.it
By 2025, the developing world will be home to 29 megacities.

Through this interactive mapping feature with rich call-out boxes, the reader can explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of megacities (urban areas with over 10 million residents).  These 'cities on steroids' have been growing tremendously since the 1950s and present a unique set of geographic challenges and opportunities for their residents. 


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Matt Mallinson's comment, November 19, 2012 10:27 AM
If that's what is predicted for 2025, how populated will our world be by 2050? Scary to think about.
Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 16, 2013 12:28 PM

Through this interactive mapping feature with rich call-out boxes, the reader can explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of megacities (urban areas with over 10 million residents).  These 'cities on steroids' have been growing tremendously since the 1950s and present a unique set of geographic challenges and opportunities for their residents. 


Download the data yourself as a CSV file and your can import this into ArcGIS online and symbolize your map with any of the columns in the dataset.  


Tags: urban, megacities.


Peter Steffan's curator insight, October 9, 2013 5:00 PM

Very cool!