Friday, January 28, 2011

Geography is Everywhere

It's amazing what lurks beneath our feet, over our head and under our nose. There is a word for this: cartocacoethes, or seeing maps in non-cartographic patterns. Accidental cartography from Big Think.
Photo credits:
:: A crown of tree leaves framing a street view with a remarkably accurate representation of the South American continent. Photo taken on a South American street and submitted by Juan M.
:: World map and good advertisement to promote climate change solutions. Submitted by Matt Kreger.
:: World map on dog's nose. From Mililani Smythe. (Dog's name is not credited).
Thanks for sharing Tom Lenon!

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