Explain that Google Earth, however, is a virtual globe, which means that features are not distorted in the same way as they are in a projected map. Have students observe this effect by first looking at Google Maps and comparing the size of Greenland to the size of Africa, based on what they see in the map.
When traveling in Greenland (and all over the world), I use an OpenStreeMap based app. The app I use is Mapsme, but there are other applications based on OpenStreeMap. It can be used offline and in Greenland, OpenStreeMap provides much more details than Google map.
Sep 14, 2020 · An amateur sleuth claims to have found an alien spaceship off the coast of Greenland on Google Earth.. Scott C Waring, a YouTuber and extraterrestrial investigator, shared the picture of what he alleges is an ancient alien ship frozen into an iceberg off the east coast of the island.
Sep 07, 2021 · Google Earth is unique among public map software in that practically anybody can upload their own contributions to the platform, a feature that media professor Catherine Summerhayes sums up nicely in Google Earth: Outreach and Activism when she says, “Google [Earth] provides a new kind of highly sophisticated, innovative social media” (25).
May 09, 2017 · Although Greenland may dominate a flat map, the area of that island is 836,330 mi², compared to the 3,796,742 mi² that the continental United States takes up.
The Earth is alive. Everyday the planet Earth shake somewhere, everyday there are volcanoes erupting in some part of the world. The feed updates shown below list the major earthquakes and active volcanoes of the day. The pictures show a map of the Earth and the location of these natural occurrences. Volcanoes are great to search for and watch ...
Greenland sharks are recognized as the longest-lived vertebrates on earth. They have a slow growth rate, late maturity period, and low fecundity, making the management and conservation of this species very important. As a result of their low productivity and extreme longevity, this species is particularly susceptible to overfishing.