The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.
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News has spread across the internet over the last day or two of a “hack” that allows you much more zooming on Google Maps. Unfortunately for all the people who’ve wasted hours scanning the earth, this…
Thursday, 8th March 2007
The name ‘Zanzibar’ evokes an air of exotic wonder. For thousands of years, this archipelago off the coast of East Africa has been the continent’s gateway to Asia and the Middle East. Over the centuries, great…
Wednesday, 23rd November 2011
Google Maps is on fire! Or at least it seems that way, considering the number of fires Google imagery has captured over the years. Take a journey with us as we travel the globe in search of flames and smoke.
Tuesday, 31st May 2011
We’re continuing the first annual GSS Desert Week! In time-honoured tradition, we’ll mostly be posting about deserts. For about a week! The Sahara is probably the world’s most famous desert, and covers much of northern Africa.…
Tuesday, 17th June 2008
I wonder what kind of animal left these tracks on these salt flats in South Africa? Are there any animal trackers out there who can identify the creatures responsible? Part of the National Geographic African Megaflyover…
Friday, 25th April 2008
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