Looking for the perfect globe drinks cabinet or bar? Well the options below are some of the best you can buy online and are all available from Amazon.
Looking for the best scratch map to record your travel adventures or to give as a gift?
Below we profile 13 brilliant options from world maps to maps of the USA & Europe to a glow in the dark map, a gourmet food map and even a scratch off globe.
If you’re not British, or spent much time in the United Kingdom, you may never have heard of the Ordnance Survey.
The Ordnance Survey is Britain’s national mapping agency and has been producing maps for the public since 1801 (For a complete history have a look at: Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey)
Olympus Mons is the tallest mountain and largest volcano on any planet in the solar system.
Its height from base to peak is 21.9 km (13.6 mi or 72,000 ft) or 26 km (16.2 miles) above the northern plains. This makes it at least two and a half times taller than Mount Everest’s height above sea level.
The map comparison above shows what the land area of what makes up the Netherlands today, looked like in 1300 compared to what it looked like in 2000.
Around 17% of the country’s current land area has been reclaimed from the sea or lakes.
You can see a gif of this process below:
One of our most popular maps is Pangaea With Current International Borders.
However, while it’s without a doubt an amazing map, many users have commented that they wished that you could see the whole world.
Fortunately, Tomas Slavkovsky from Melown, has done just that, creating a fully interactive Pangaea map with modern international borders that allows you to explore the whole earth.
You can have a play around with it below:
The map above shows what a “Globe” of the Earth would look like if the Earth was flat.
Most people accept that maps use a variety of projection techniques to render the 3D Earth onto a 2D plane. And that globes show us what the Earth really looks like.
However, flat Earth societies don’t buy this whole 3D/2D divide and believe (seriously or not) that the Earth is flat.