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San Francisco Bay Area from the ISS

In this photograph of the San Francisco Bay area taken from the International Space Station during Expedition 4, the gray urban footprint of San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, and their surrounding suburbs contrasts strongly with the green hillsides. ISS004-E-10288 (April 21, 2002, 105 mm lens)

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Posted: December 27th, 2009
at 8:24am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: business,politricks,photo,science,et cetera,education,maps

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Map Lampshades

Lampshade designer Sarah Walker makes lampshades out of maps. She's used Ordnance Survey and Bartholomew maps, likes using out-of-date maps "because I prefer the look of the print colours and enjoy the recycling aspect," and even applies strips of paper to cover up map folds.

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Posted: December 26th, 2009
at 8:09am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: home,design,maps

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People Can't Find Things

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Posted: December 24th, 2009
at 8:13am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: art,design,science,maps

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Names of the Netherlands

Regional differences are another determinant factor in onomastics, at least they are in the Netherlands. According to this map, there is a remarkable degree of correlation between certain types of given names, and certain regions in the Netherlands.

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Posted: December 24th, 2009
at 8:00am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: maps

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Population by Latitude and Longitude

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Posted: December 23rd, 2009
at 6:26pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: maps

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Marine Traffic

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Posted: December 23rd, 2009
at 4:31pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: maps

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Interactive Holographics in Iron Man 2

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Posted: December 20th, 2009
at 8:20am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: film,design,maps

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Linguistic Maps of Southeast Asia

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Posted: December 20th, 2009
at 8:02am by Koookiecrumbles


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Night-Clubs of Harlem

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Posted: December 17th, 2009
at 11:40am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: maps

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