Amazing Highlights from around the World.

Pentland Skerries High Light, lighthouse in Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK.

Check a country's CO emissions, energy usage, electricity prices (if available) and more on this interactive map:

In these dark days, only joy that I have left is finding good weather to go to forest. Take tea, some sweets and trusty receiver to the shit out of the forest. is just an excuse to be more active and have a reason for it. Discovered unknown parts of the forest and also let other people to do the same. Great...

xkcd's "Map Projections", animated

A new map of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, from the latest authorities. By John Cary, engraver, 1801. London: Published by J. Cary, Engraver & Map-seller, No. 181, Strand, Augst. 1st., 1801. via

credit: David Rumsey Map Collection, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford Libraries.

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The World as known to the Ancients Drawn & Engraved for Dr. Playfair's Geography. N. Coltman delt Vauxhall. Published Novr. 4th 1808 by the Revd. Dr. Playfair, St. Andrews NB. B. Smith sculpt. Walworth. (1814) via

credit: David Rumsey Map Collection, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford Libraries.

Arenas Blancas Lighthouse, lighthouse in Spain.

Phare de la Palmyre, lighthouse in Charente-Maritime, France.

Je devrais finir la topographie ce weekend avec un peu de chance.

I might finish the topography this weekend.

Cursed #93007:

Wusstet ihr, dass sich in der einer der grten Kartensammlungen Europas befindet Kurfrst August I. von Sachsen grndete 1556 die Kurfrstliche Bibliothek zu Dresden, aus der spter die heutige SLUB hervorging. Er sammelte neben Bchern auch Karten und Handzeichnungen, die schon im ersten Katalog von 1574 verzeichnet sind.

lighthouse in Iceland.

Recently I was messing around with the world's best selection of  according to I started with the obligatory maps  which felt fun (looking at you, Greenland!)  but didn't show the complexity of such a list. I then tried to combine the maps, because I wanted a single . The distribution of restaurant ratings for each country was my last and IMHO best attempt. Then I had to go back to work. What else could have been done

Juodkrant Lighthouse, lighthouse in Lithuania.

Vue des montagnes, au nord du col Kootenai par le cartographe, gologue et naturaliste canadien George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901).

Handicap par la tuberculose qui stoppe 11 ans sa croissance, son ducation soigne lui permet de devenir un scientifique de terrain rput... Et un dessinateur de talent.

Son nom est prsent un toponyme.

Dcouverte de la soire, l'indicatrice de Tissot a t cre par Nicolas Auguste Tissot.
Mais aucun portrait de lui sur le web...

Cabo Carvoeiro Lighthouse, lighthouse in Portugal.

Travail du jour sur Aolai.

Today's work on Aolai.


Is there a tool/app to plot a course & then enter a distance traveled to see how far along that course I am

This year I want to /#spin the equivalent miles between my home & (1204 mi). Most rides will be on a stationary bike & Ill track the total distance on an odometer. But, Id like a visual for how far along I am on the route.

Any suggestions

Porto Piave Vecchia lighthouse, lighthouse in Italy.

A of Travel times in , when using public transport

this looks pretty awesome one for

The runway remains closed since the Japan Airlines Flight 516 collided with a Coast Guard plane. Tokyo Haneda is one of the busiest airports in Japan. Numerous flights diverted to nearby major airports like Narita, Chubu, and Kansai airports. Besides hundreds of flights arriving at Tokyo Haneda were cancelled afterwards due to the accident.

How An Ancient Map Transformed A Northumberland Farm England, UK
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"Charlotte and Charlie Bennett have spent four years converting their Northumberland farm back to how it would have looked more than 200 years ago
It was all thanks to the discovery of a long-forgotten map.
The document, found in a Newcastle library, revealed a rich pasture landscape littered with ancient field names, hedgerows and woodland that had long since disappeared.
It showed the Bennetts how their 440-acre Middleton North estate looked in 1805

Seanina light beacon, light beacon in Estonia. Updated!

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/#Linux. - - eine App zum Sterne staunen. ...

Je vais progressivement vers le sud -)

I'm heading south.

seems very much like someone who never figured out that The Is Not The , so once he has a surface-level "understanding" of something, he assumes he can understand the rest easily because he has a map.
So he boldly goes into uncharted territory, heedless of the pointing out that he is running where angels fear to tiptoe. Also heedless of the naysayers pointing out that he has the map upside down, too.

Point Danger Light, lighthouse in Queensland, Australia.

Pour rappel, la carte des lieux de collecte

Pour ne pas en arriver l :

ORBISThe Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World

Grand Jardin lighthouse, lighthouse in Ille-et-Vilaine, France.

Manitou Island Light Station, lighthouse in Michigan, United States.

My first in the new year today was on the that I had drawn in the course of last autumn. As it was my first forest map drawn from scratch for a competition, I was a little apprehensive but it was okay (luckily I am not a perfectionist). Surprisingly, among the mistakes I noticed at running speed were really obvious features that I had apparently overlooked walking.

Et encore un peu plus de montagnes.!

And some more mountains!

Ulla Lighthouse, lighthouse in Norway.

Ers i ni ddechrau ein gwaith , mae Google wedi bod yn ychwanegu enwau ar afonydd ar eu mapiau.

Serch hynny, tipyn o syndod heddiw i weld bod yr Afon Brent yn cael ei henwi yn Gymraeg ar Travelodge!

Beavertail Lighthouse, lighthouse in Rhode Island, United States.

The Patras castle
more photo mapping on Eridanos

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