The map, geography, travel and city inspired adult coloring books below are a great gift for any map lover who already owns an amazing world atlas, a spectacular scratch map and all the best map based strategy board games.
The Aral Sea was once the fourth largest body of inland water in the world with an area of 68,000 km2 but, as the map dramatically illustrates, it has now shrunk and fragmented to a mere shadow of its former self.
It lies between Kazakhstan to the north and Uzbekistan to the south. Its drainage basin also includes parts of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan.
The interactive global sound map below is one of the cooler and more original map concepts we’ve come across. It let’s you listen to sounds from around the world.