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Nahanni National Park Reserve

<b>Location: Northwest Territories<br>Date Established: 1972<br>Size: Over 413,000 acres</b><p>In the summer of 1928, American adventurer Fenley Hunter paddled up the South Nahanni River hoping to find a huge waterfall that seemed largely the stuff of Dene legend at the time. Hunter thought he would never make it. …

National Parks

Map: What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way

The Scottish independence movement will embolden other active separatist groups in Europe to win their freedom, whether or not Scotland votes to …

My 5 Favorite Maps: Bill Rankin

The first installment of a new series in conversation with mapmakers on the works that most inspire them.<p>In the great data deluge that has sent publications from the old vanguard to the digital fringe, scrambling to bolster their mapmaking capabilities and beef up their data-visualization …

Check Out This Crazy Map of the Mississippi River

Sometimes — but very rarely — hiding deep within the banal pages of normally unremarkable government documents, you hit on a gem. This map of the Mississippi River Valley is one such gem. Harold N. Fisk's expansive geological surveys of the river's distant past and current (for the time) flow is a …

This Terrifying Map Depicts Weather Horror in High-Resolution

Detailed map projections, updated quickly, keep the fear factor current.<p>I'm not totally convinced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on this one, but they claim that this map is based on surface temperatures from Tuesday. Maybe it's just the case that water and fire elementals …

If every U.S. state had the same population, what would the map of America look like.

Every state has one governor and two senators, but, in almost every other way, each state’s human geography is different, often wildly so. New Jersey …

Research

Access Across America: Transit 2014<br>Accessibility Maps<p>The following maps show summary accessibility data and maps for each of the 46 metropolitan …

New York City

History of the Ottoman Empire: Ottoman Map of the United States in 1803.

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New seafloor map reveals thousands of seamounts

A new global map of the ocean, made with satellite data, reveals thousands of previously uncharted seamounts.<p>Vast unexplored areas of the ocean have …

Big HERE Maps data update hits

From the blog post:<p>It’s time, once again, for you to check for map updates on our mobile and Windows apps: the latest refresh to our map is being …

A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area

At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.<p>Today, you can find maps that document the smells of a city; you can explore the demographics of the entire nation in a single graphic; a real-time "wind map" depicts atmospheric condisions. These are just a …

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HP Omen notebook delivers high end PC gaming on the move

by Edwin<p>I am quite sure that there is a fair number of gamers out there who probably figure out that there really is no substitute when it comes to …

Computer Hardware

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Steam is a video gaming platform made by the business Valve that has recharged computer gaming. Think of it such as the “iTunes” for PC games. It’s a …

'UFO' Spotted on Moon in Apollo 15 Mission Photo

A YouTube uploader claims to have found a UFO near the surface of the moon during the Apollo 15 mission.<p>According to UFO Sightings Daily, “This UFO …

Paranormal

Cardplay: Why deck

PATRICK STAFFORD knows there's something almost sensual about a card game.<p>Maybe it's the James Bond effect – Casino Royale certainly renewed public …

Board Games