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Topographic Maps

Topographic maps give a reader much detail about terrain than other maps. Unlike a regular map, a topo map can show features on the ground, both manmade and natural. These maps help all sorts of people plan events and projects that would otherwise require physically inspecting the area. Tourist use topographic maps to explore the area they plan to visit.

Satellite Imagery

Satellite images show and store a lot of information. The light spectrum they use can be manipulated to pick up very minute detail and phenomenon on the earth's surface. For example, archaeologists can use them to locate subtle variations in soils to find potential sites. Or, environmentalists can use them to detect variations in vegetation and moisture.

Terrain Maps

Terrain maps, or raised relief Maps are superior visual references that give a good perspective of an area. Not only do these maps show you the beauty of the land, these maps also use color and shading to represent elevation changes so you get a better understanding of the terrain and landforms. A terrain map is also a great educational tool, showing how the overlayed map information relates to the form of the land.

Places of Interest

Around the globe there are many interesting geographical places to see from above, sometimes called Points of Interest or Places of Interest. Whether they are constructed by humans, caused by tragic accidents or nature catastrophes, they often make a great view. Not only the show the area as they are, the also give the viewer a good insight on the area en therefore a better understanding on what's going on, put it an a scale, or just what has happened over time.


The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 25–26 April 1986 in the No.4 light water graphite moderated reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the now-abandonded town of Pripyat.

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Large Solar Powerplant

The Southern California desert is home to the world's largest solar power plant. The 550-megawatt Desert Sunlight solar project near Joshua Tree National Park generates enough electricity to power 160,000 homes.

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Citadel of Aleppo

The Citadel of Aleppo is a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city of Aleppo, northern Syria. It is considered to be one of the oldest and largest castles in the world. Usage of the Citadel hill dates back at least to…

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Forbidden City

The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. The former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912, it now houses the Palace Museum. The Forbidden City served…

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Aircraft Boneyard

An aircraft boneyard, or aircraft graveyard in British English, is a storage area for aircraft that are retired from service. Most aircraft at boneyards are either kept for storage or have their parts removed for reuse or resale and are…

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