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Synthetica: A New Continent of Plastics. I'm thinking this is a spin off of the actual giant plastic deposits on the surface of the Pacific that exist now.

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Younger Africa

This interactive mapping feature compares two distinct data sets in an attempt to show that the two are correlated on the continent of Africa. The base layer of this thematic map is demographic, noting how much of the overall population in a given country is under the age of 16. The interactive feature with point data describes the political unrest or instability in that particular country.

Website'http%3A%2F%2Fmagictransistor.tumblr.com%2Fpost%2F122009751976%2Falain-manesson-mallet-saturn-jupiter-mars-the' snapped on Page2images!

Olvasóinkhoz intézett kérésünkre, hogy küldjék el nekünk saját történelmük énekeit, elsőként Julia válaszolt Argentínából, megosztva velünk az ő rendszerváltásuk dalait a 80-as évek elejéről. (A levél eredeti spanyol szövegét blogunk spanyol/angol nyelvű változatában olvashatják.)

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1889 ANTIQUE MOON CRATER lithograph 3 original antique astronomy celestial print

1889 moon crater III astronomy antique celestial print

Eisdicke in der Arktis (im Juni 2011): Mit nie gekannter Präzision hat der in Deutschland gebaute Satellit "Cryosat" das Meereis der Arktis vermessen. Zum ersten Mal gibt es nun detaillierte Angaben zur Dicke der Schollen.

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Amazon River Vintage Map 1920s Antique Long Map Discovery of the Amazon River

amazon river map (1923)

Great Britain map illustration by Stanley Smith from 'The Gilbert Harding Question Book' devised by W. H. Mason, published 1956. #map

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/sep/22/why-maps-shape-our-minds A world map based on the writings of Claudius Ptolemy, the first geographer, published in 1482 by the German cartographer Nicolaus Germanus as part of his Cosmographia. Photograph: CorbisA world map based on the writings of Claudius Ptolemy, the first geographer, published in 1482 by the German cartographer Nicolaus Germanus as part of his Cosmographia. Photograph: Corbis

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An Eccentric Millionaire's 1875 Pork Map of the United States

Porcinegraph--Pork map of the US