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This is What Happens When Americans are Asked to Label Europe and Brits are Asked to Label the US

This is What Happens When Americans are Asked to Label Europe and Brits are Asked to Label the US | Cool Geography | Scoop.it
  At the end of last year, the BuzzFeed team asked students and co-workers to label a map. Those in the UK were asked to label a map of the United States, while those in the US were tasked to ...
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Fucking, Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fucking, Austria

Fucking ( German pronunciation: , rhymes with " booking") is an Austrian village in the municipality of Tarsdorf, in the Innviertel region of western Upper Austria. The village is 33 kilometres (21 mi) north of Salzburg, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the German border.

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This interestingly named Austrian village  has a lot of history to if and none of it has to do with the act of...

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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

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This site has a fun feature that lets you see over lays of historical maps on top of a modern satellite image.

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50 Unbelievable Facts About Earth [Infographic]

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You may have lived on Earth all your life, but how much do you really know about it? Did you know that Earth is the only planet in the Solar System with plate
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A pretty sweet info graphic about all the burning questions you have about our awesome world. 

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antipodr - Find the other side of the world!

Calculate the exact other side of the planet with this simple tool!
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Contrary to popular belief digging to the other side of the world wont put you in China but you can find out where you will end up with this awesome site

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360 Degree Aerial Panorama | 3D Virtual Tours Around the World | Photos of the Most Interesting Places on the Earth | AirPano.com

360 Degree Aerial Panorama | 3D Virtual Tours Around the World | Photos of the Most Interesting Places on the Earth | AirPano.com | Cool Geography | Scoop.it
AirPano is a non-commercial project focused on high resolution 3D aerial panoramas. The AirPano team is a group of Russian photographers and panorama enthusiasts. During the next 2-3 years, we plan to shoot a variety of aerial panoramas and create virtual 3D tours of the most interesting places of our planet.
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This site gives you a lot of pretty cool 360 views from some of the Earth's coolest places

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MapMaker Page Maps

Customize one-page maps and download, email, print, or share!
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A cool site that lets you customize maps! Great for class rooms! 

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Stratocam

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Explore and vote on the best Google Maps satellite imagery around the world.
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A neat slide show of Google Earth screen shots that let you vote on whether you think they are cool or not. 

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Travel the World. Learn Geography. Get Vacation Ideas - Vacations.info

Travel the World. Learn Geography. Get Vacation Ideas - Vacations.info | Cool Geography | Scoop.it
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A place to test your knowledge of the world with a bunch of fun and challenging quizzes!

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IfItWereMyHome.com

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This website lets you get the feeling of what disasters would look like if they were to happen by your home as well as give perspective on the true size of these events.

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Drifting Banned in Saudi Arabia as More and More Die

Drifting Banned in Saudi Arabia as More and More Die | Cool Geography | Scoop.it
Saudi officials cracking down on hagwalah hoonage and car surfing.
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15 beautiful natural destinations in the Middle East

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My mental map of the Middle East was gray, sandy, and flat. I was way off...for the most part.
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This list shows some of the most beautiful  natural features in the Middle East

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Free Map Tools

A collection of free tools using maps to simplify tasks
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Free Map Tools has a lot of cool functions that help you figure out not just distance but radius and the area size of a geographic location.

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Locals and Tourists

(Click Detail to see the city names) Some people interpreted the Geotaggers' World Atlas maps to be maps of tourism. This set is an attempt to figure out if that is really true. Some cities (for example Las Vegas and Venice) do seem to be photographed almost entirely by tourists. Others seem to have many pictures taken in piaces that tourists don't visit. Blue points on the map are pictures taken by locals (people who have taken pictures in this city dated over a range of a month or more). Red points are pictures taken by tourists (people who seem to be a local of a different city and who took pictures in this city for less than a month). Yellow points are pictures where it can't be determined whether or not the photographer was a tourist (because they haven't taken pictures anywhere for over a month). They are probably tourists but might just not post many pictures at all. The maps are ordered by the number of pictures taken by locals.
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Flood Maps

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Dynamic maps of sea level rise. Will global warming affect you?
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This site helps you put into perspective the effects of climate change and rising sea levels around the world.

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Canada & The United States: Bizarre Borders Part 2 - YouTube

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The U.S. and Canadian border is one of the easiest and least conversational in the world but this video gives a lot of cool fun facts that show some of the border's interesting irregularities

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42 Amazing Maps - YouTube

The map, as an innovation, is extremely important. Simply constructing a useful representation of our world onto a piece of paper (or clay or vellum or whate...
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Similar to the world's issues maps this video helps give a different perspective of the world as well as helping people see their place in it it. 

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Images of the social and economic world

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Some informative maps that help put many of Earth's issues into perspective.

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THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY

THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY | Cool Geography | Scoop.it
Blog about interesting geographical lists.
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An awesome site that has a bunch of neat lists that cover Earths many fantastic features.

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