Adopt a shark and track it in Google Earth

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David Shiffman at Southern Fried Science has come up with a very innovative way to attract donations to shark feeding ecology project. If you make a donation of over $3,000, you will be able to name … [Read more...]

View global warming trends with this new tool from UEA CRU

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The University of East Anglia Climate Research (UEA CRU) has released an excellent new interactive layer for Google Earth that show detailed temperature records for 6,000 weather stations around the … [Read more...]

Viewing the Topography of the Thermohaline Circulation of the Oceans in Google Earth

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With that mouthful of a title, our friends at MyReadingMapped have again created a very interesting map for us to check out.  In their words: If you do an image search for the Thermohaline … [Read more...]

Finding long barrows in Google Earth

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We've shown you some work from Henry Rothwell's Digital Digging site before (such as the Hillforts we showed you back in April), and felt it was time to head back out there to see what's new.  Along … [Read more...]

New scars for the famous heart-shaped island near Croatia

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The heart-shaped island of Galesnjak, located off the coast of Croatia, has long been considered a romantic destination when viewed from afar.  However, despite many requests to host weddings on the … [Read more...]

An island on the world’s largest lake on an island in a lake on an island

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Did the title confuse you enough?  If you explore our planet long enough, you'll find some very neat things, such as the tiny island of Vulcan Point, seen here (inside the lake on the island in the … [Read more...]

Lava flow shapes in Google Earth

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Because of the way Google Earth work, volcanoes are almost always amazing to view inside of it.  3D terrain combined with high-resolution imagery makes for some stunning views, as we explained a while … [Read more...]

Imagery from Typhoon Haiyan

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As they often do after major events around the world, DigitalGlobe has begun pushing out a large amount of imagery from the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. In addition to the image … [Read more...]

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in Google Earth

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8,530-foot-high Mount Sinabung in western Indonesia has erupted again, prompting the evacuation of approximately 1,300 villagers.  The mountain has been active for a few months now: 15,000 were forced … [Read more...]

Mapping climate change in Google Earth

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MyReadingMapped has been doing some great work lately.  A few days ago we showed you their collection of plane wrecks in Google Earth and not long before that was a great collection of sunken ships. … [Read more...]