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Google Street View Reveals Grand Canyon

You’ve used Google’s Street View to navigate unfamiliar cities. Now, you can use it to explore a river. Today, Google, in partnership with American Rivers, is launching the Colorado River Street View. The imagery features the iconic Grand ...

2013 — A Cartographic Recap

It’s that time of year—a time to reflect on how our world has changed over the past 365 days. There are many ways to gauge such changes, but none more tangible than comparing National Geographic maps published in 2012 to ...

An Explorer’s Top 5 iPhone Apps for Adventure

Apps for modern backpackers, urban travelers, and even astronauts to get un-lost, document and share their journeys, and enjoy the adventurous life. I pack my backpack as light as possible and with old, well-trusted gear. Not one to obsess over ...

An Explorer’s Top 5 iPhone Apps for Adventure

Apps for modern backpackers, urban travelers, and even astronauts to get un-lost, document and share their journeys, and enjoy the adventurous life. I pack my backpack as light as possible and with old, well-trusted gear. Not one to obsess over ...