Monthly Archives: December 2016

Interesting Maps of London

I happened across this great web site today – with some fantastic maps drawn in rather different styles – and really not badly priced! https://walkwithmemaps.com/ Founded by Pablo Baqué, the ‘Walk With Me’  project maps different neighborhoods of European cities from … Continue reading

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CIA Release Map Collection

The CIA has recently declassified an amazing collection of maps held in its Cartographic Centre. A treasure trove for geographers (and historians)! The Cartographic Centre was set up in 1941 to support the work of the Intelligence Agency, and the … Continue reading

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Giant Sausage To Protect Dawlish Warren

There are some excellent opportunities for fieldwork or class-based studies using recent decisions made to control flooding in the Exe estuary in Devon. The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council are working together on a new beach management scheme at … Continue reading

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Geography Christmas Spirit Anyone?

It is always difficult to resist introducing a bit of ‘Christmas Spirit’ into lessons – so why not make use of some of these resources before the end of term? How Far Does Santa Have to Travel https://www.freemaptools.com/how-far-does-santa-have-to-travel.htm Just type … Continue reading

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Have You Explored ‘What 3 Words’ Location Tool Yet?

Have you explored ‘What Three Words’ yet? This award-winning location referencing system is a funky new way to locate specific points on a map. It consists of a giant grid of the world made up of 57 trillion squares of … Continue reading

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