"Geography" Blogs & Blog Posts

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Blog about GIS, cartography and technology

 
Embodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic ShoreEmbodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic Shore

Geography, geographic imagination, place, culture, social sciences, politic...

 
A Postcard a DayA Postcard a Day

My father started collecting postcards many years ago. I'm continuing ...

 


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For the last 35 years, Japan has thought that its territory includes 6,852 islands. Turns out, the number is actually 14,125. The happy news comes from Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) who used new technology to find the 7,000+ additio...

The United States State Department has honored the Turkish embassy's request to refer to change the spelling of "Turkey" to Türkiye. "The department will use the spelling that you saw today in most of our formal diplomatic and bilateral contexts...

Sure, Las Vegas is "Sin City" but it's far from United States' only bastion of excess, anger and hatred, jealousy, greed, lust, vanity, and laziness. Based on 38 key indicators roughly across those seven domains—from crime data to alcohol consumpti...

Trevor Rainbolt is the world champion of a Google Map game called GeoGuessr. The object of the game is to look at a Google Street View image and then pinpoint it on a world map. Rainbolt plays GeoGuessr eight hours a day, and he can tell where a phot...

In a game called GeoGuessr, competitors try to pinpoint where in the world a Google Street View image has been taken. Some can do it in seconds.

Over the past few years, a trip to Antarctica has gone from “rare and treacherous expedition” to “mainstream vacation.” However, as numerous sources have pointed out—see this New York Times report, or this 2014 John Oliver segment—the ris...

This map of the USA highlights The Weirdest Town Names In All 50 States. "Booger Hole," "Toad Suck," and "Ding Dong" are just a few of the awesome town names on this list. I'm going to have to take a road trip to Satans Kingdom, Massachusetts someti...