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Canada Mapped by Trails, Roads, Streets and Highways

Data lover and Geography PhD candidate Robbi Bishop-Taylor uses open-source GIS software to generate high-resolution maps of the world. In a recent project, Bishop-Taylor created a high-resolution map of Canada’s trails, roads, streets and highways; weighted and colored by size (from small unsealed trails and roads in blue to freeways in bright yellow). 273 more words


Crops of India

Cash Crops:

A crop that is grown for sale rather than for personal use is called cash crops. In other word, a cash crop is an agricultural crop which is grown for sale to return a profit. 1,350 more words


Website Spotlight: Geography Quiz

Brush up on your geography with this fun website from Lizard Point – either click here or on the image below to go there:

Website Spotlight


Oh Dear dear! Its that time of the year,

Which has some exchanges, some fretting, some fear.

Guessed it? Of course, you got it damn! 210 more words


Cultural Geography Fair

Supercars from Around the World




Edisto Island



A Child's Geography of the World, ch 1 and 2

In Chapter One, Hillyer introduces us to the continents (North and South America on one side of the world, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia on the other), the Eastern and Western hemispheres (or half-balls), the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans, the North and South Poles, the Arctic and the Antarctic, and the points of the compass: North, South, East and West. 264 more words

Year 5