Tuesday April 22, 2014

The Unesco World Heritage Centre, with the support of the AWHF, have produced a book called "African world heritage: a remarkable diversity".

The book is unique in that it focuses specifically on the World Heritage Sites of the Africa region.

(Source: Unesco)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Tuesday Apr 22, 2014  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday April 21, 2014



NOAA Geophysical Data Center produced this interactive map, showing natural hazards worldwide.

Search the map for significant earthquakes, tsunami events and observations and volcano hazard areas.

(Source: NOAA)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Apr 21, 2014  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share



From Wired:

170 years of the world's hurricane tracks on one dark and stormy map.

The map shows every hurricane and cyclone detected since 1842. Nearly 12,000 tropic cyclones have been tracked and recorded.

Read more.

(Source: Canadian GIS & Geomatics)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Apr 21, 2014  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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