Google Sightseeing: Catch A Fire With Google Maps

Google Maps is on fire! Or at least it seems that way, considering the number of raging fires Google imagery has captured over the years. In my latest post at Google Sightseeing, you’ll get to see some of the fires caught by Google imagery, either from satellite or from Street View. This post captures a…

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Lake Chad: Where Did It Go?

When it comes to globally-significant bodies of water disappearing before our eyes, the Aral Sea seems to hog the international spotlight. It’s a very glamorous story with lots of intriguing subplots: large-scale irrigation diversion, failed Soviet economic models, environmental contamination, health crises, horrendous dust storms, regional climate change. But by no means is the Aral Sea the…

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