Category Archives: topography

Best Waterfalls of the World

Igauza Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. The Iguazu River originates near … Continue reading

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Amazing places around the world

Lencois Maranhenses – A desert with lagoons Located in the State of Maranhao, on the north shore of Brazil, the Lenois Maranhenses National Park is an area of about 300 square kms of blinding white dunes and deep blue lagoons, … Continue reading

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Alps Growing Or Shrinking?

The Alps are growing just as quickly in height as they are shrinking according to a new study by a group of German and Swiss geoscientists.Due to glaciers and rivers, about exactly the same amount of material is eroded from … Continue reading

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Grid Systems for Maps

A grid system allows the location of a point on a map (or on the surface of the earth) to be described in a way that is meaningful and universally understood. Projecting the earth’s surface (or a portion of it) … Continue reading

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