Tag: Geography

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Via atlasobscura.com

Great Wall of China Underwater

In 1977 the Chinese government evacuated Xichengyu Village, destroyed its buildings and intentionally flooded the nearby valley in order to create the Panjiakou Reservoir. Thus, a new source of drinking water was …

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Via npr.org

Mongolia’s New Postal System

The Mongol post has several hurdles to jump over in order to deliver mail: a quarter of the country’s population is nomadic, roads rarely have well-known names, and the country is huge …

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Via qz.com

The World’s Saddest-Sounding Spots

Funny new Instagram account @SadTopographies offers daily Google Maps snapshots of “some where to go, when you’re feeling low.” The two-week-old account is the brainchild of Australian artist Damien Rudd, who came …

My Travels World Map


Help mini globetrotters keep a physical record of their childhood travel with this My Travels World Map from Children Inspire Design. Kids gain a global perspective, as they use stickers to document …