Category Archives: Physical World

New Interactive Relief Map Tool

I stumbled across an interesting map tool today, via the excellent Simon Kuestenmacher – who tweets regularly about all things maps as @simongerman600. It is a free interactive online tool that allows you to create a relief map view from … Continue reading

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New Interactive Iceland Resources

The travel company ‘Discover the World’ have just launched an excellent resource for geography teachers and students with an interest in Iceland. ‘Experience Iceland’ is an interactive GIS map featuring 40 videos of various locations across the country. It is … Continue reading

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Landscapes From Old Books

I came across a fascinating web site this week showcasing the work of Montreal-based artist Guy Laramee. He practices a form of mixed media artwork called ‘altered books’ that changes a book from its original form into something with a … Continue reading

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New National Parks Poster for the Classroom

The Ordnance Survey has recently produced a stunning poster to celebrate 70 years of Great Britain’s National Parks: The poster shows the varied landscapes of our 15 National Parks which are ordered by the year they were created, from the … Continue reading

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Infographics For The Classroom

  I have recently put myself on the mailing list from a statistics web site: http://www.statista.com It now sends me a regular supply of excellent infographics to enjoy – including some great geographical ones, useful to illustrate presentations or act … Continue reading

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New Sea Wall For Dawlish Railway Line

At the start of this week, Network Rail submitted plans to Teignbridge District Council for improved sea wall defences at Dawlish. This is part of the South West Rail Resilience Programme, designed as a long term solution to storm damage … Continue reading

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New Volcano / Earthquake App

I have added a new IOS app to my ‘earthquakes and volcanoes’ favourites list over the last few days: It shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes both on a map and as a data list. You can filter the … Continue reading

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