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Public History | Lapham’s Quarterly
History museums and historical societies in the United States.
mapping  gis  geography  usa  history  museums  archives 
november 2018 by ignatz
Oxbow lake - Wikipedia
An oxbow lake is a U shaped body of water that forms when a wide meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water
nature  geography  water  rivers  wikipedia 
february 2018 by ignatz
Encyclopedia Of Forlorn Places | Home
Locations for photography, ruins, old towns, ghost towns, industrial history and night photography. A travel guide and shooting location guide to empty places.
geography  doom  forlorn 
march 2017 by ignatz
Hard Town by the Sea — Josh Sinn Photography
A series of photos depicting the Baltimore metropolitan area at night
photography  geography  baltimore 
november 2016 by ignatz
Isogloss - Wikipedia
the geographic boundary of a certain linguistic feature, such as the pronunciation of a vowel, the meaning of a word, or the use of some syntactic feature.
linguistics  language  geography  wikipedia 
november 2016 by ignatz
The Same Number Of Americans Live In The Red Region As In The Orange Region
the American population is very unevenly distributed around the country, with a significant amount densely populated on tiny strips of land.
population  visualization  usa  politics  sociology  geography 
november 2015 by ignatz
Appalachian Mountain Club's Equipped: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map Ever Made. For Free.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been producing detailed topographic maps for more than 125 years. Today they are nearly all digitized and free to download through the USGS Map Store, an incredible treasure trove for both map junkies and casual hikers alike.
travel  maps  geography  usgs  topo 
october 2015 by ignatz
Old Maps Online
Browse old maps through history by dragging a box around a current map
maps  history  webtoys  geography 
may 2015 by ignatz
Day Length Calculator
Gives the length of day on date by location
calculator  webtoy  time  geography  date  mapping  gmaps  visualization 
june 2012 by ignatz
Gerald Rich • The Most Racist Map of America You'll See Today
With the help of Páll Hilmarsson, a data hacker from Iceland that I found through ScraperWiki, I’ve mapped out as many racially charged geographic places as possible.
race  gis  geo  mapping  gmaps  googlemaps  usa  racism  geography  yikes 
may 2012 by ignatz
519 - Kergolus, the World’s Loneliest Geo-Mascot | Strange Maps | Big Think
Everybody, meet Kergolus. This little furry thing is a geo-mascot, shaped like the territory it symbolises.
kerguelen  geography  maps 
june 2011 by ignatz
population graphs by latitude and longitude
Taking the northern and southern hemispheres together, on average the world’s population lives 24 degrees from the equator.
geography  visualization  demographics  population 
august 2010 by ignatz
Where The Buffalo Roamed « Weather Sealed
Where is the point in the continental U.S. furthest from any McDonalds?
usa  mcdonalds  commerce  architecturef  failure  geography  mapping 
september 2009 by ignatz
396 – “You take it – No, you take it”: the Bir Tawil Trapezoid « Strange Maps
The Bir Tawil Triangle is a desert of sand and rocks on the border between Egypt and the Sudan. It is also officially the most undesired territory in the world.
maps  geography  politics  africa 
june 2009 by ignatz
renaissance map :: hyperexperience
maps drawn by Leonardo da Vinci scanned and posted in a Google maps interface
geo  visualization  history  maps  googlemaps  gmaps  geography 
december 2008 by ignatz
Confluence-Hunting in Uttaranchal, January 2005
Abhijit Menon-Sen and a friend set off to visit confluences of latitude and longitude
friends  confluence  ams  india  geography  travel 
november 2007 by ignatz
singles_2.jpg (JPEG Image, 600x583 pixels)
geographical explanation of why men in California and women in New York both feel doomed
sex  geography  demographics  celibacy  cockblocking  sausageparties  usa 
april 2007 by ignatz
Clive Oppenheimer - volcano site
volcano and fire atmospheric effects researcher, site includes volcano photos
volcanoes  environment  atmosphere  pollution  fire  doom  research  geography  geology  photos 
september 2006 by ignatz
Volcano 'drove up UK death toll'
1783 Icelandic volcano probably caused wave of deaths in England due to air pollution
bbcnews  uk  england  history  volcanoes  geography  atmosphere  environment  doom  death 
september 2006 by ignatz
Directory of Cities and Towns in World
incredibly useful world gazetteer with cities linked to gmaps
geography  geo  reference  gazetteer  maps  googlemaps  cities 
may 2006 by ignatz Weather for Mariners
tracks weather, currents, tides, and ship locations worldwide
marine  navigation  trackers  geo  geography  oceanography  weather  mapping 
may 2006 by ignatz
mapped photo community, worldwide
community  flash  gallery  geography  geo  images  map  mapping  photography  photos 
january 2006 by ignatz
What time is it? What's the weather?
Google map hack that gives you localtime and weather by click
google  maps  googlemaps  tools  weather  time  mapping  geo  geography 
december 2005 by ignatz
Earth Rotation Service
science  astronomy  geography  geophysics  physics  time  clocks 
november 2005 by ignatz
Kayak Buzz popular flight searches
See what low fares people are searching for from an airport code
maps  travel  socialnetworks  geography  statistics  webtoys 
november 2005 by ignatz
Princess Cruises : Bridge Cams
see the world from the bridge of a cruise ship via webcam
webcam  travel  cams  geography 
november 2005 by ignatz
Salton Sea Website Home Page
San Diego State University page on science of the Salton Sea area
saltonsea  geography  california  local  biology  environment 
november 2005 by ignatz
maniac who wants to build a canal to save the Salton Sea
saltonsea  california  local  environment  politics  biology  geography  engineering 
november 2005 by ignatz
Salton Sea Restoration
insane government project to revitalize accidental lake
environment  biology  geography  politics  saltonsea 
november 2005 by ignatz
.:Greetings from the Salton Sea:.
New book about extremely messed-up part of Southern California; good flash site with maps
environment  california  desert  geography  history  grimmeathookfuture  saltonsea 
november 2005 by ignatz
Ancient Spaces
software for modelling and visiting simulated ancient sites
maps  fun  history  geography  simulators  ancient 
october 2005 by ignatz
National Geographic Magazine - WildCam AFRICA
live webcam from an african watering hole using realvideo
geography  nature  science  video  webcam  africa  animals  zoology 
october 2005 by ignatz
Satelliteimages QL
Satellite pics of Earth from the European Space Agency
photography  space  satellite  photos  earth  geography 
october 2005 by ignatz
BLDGBLOG: (More) Ancient riverbeds
The Mississippi River goes where she wants; illustrated.
neworleans  mississippi  geography  water  disasters  katrina  rita  floods  rivers 
september 2005 by ignatz
Neave Lab › Flash Earth
Flash zoomy thingy done off google maps
google  google_maps  googlemaps  maps  flash  geo  geography 
august 2005 by ignatz
Fire Planning and Mapping Tools
Zoomable, movable mapping web application for mapping wildfires in the West.
geo  geography  maps  mapping  fire  wildfire  environment  gis 
july 2005 by ignatz
California Chaparral Field Institute
Scientific and activist organization dedicated to the understanding of the chaparral environment.
environment  california  biology  geography  politics 
july 2005 by ignatz
the Degree Confluence Project
project to take a picture at each confluence of latitude and longitude
cool  geography  web 
december 2004 by ignatz

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