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Daily Overview: Captivating Satellite Images of Earth

'Man must rise above the Earth - to the top of the atmosphere and beyond - for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives" Plato (Plasticulture Greenhouse, Almeria, Spain)

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- * Piri Reis Map * - In 1513, Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis compiled this map using military intelligence -

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from Mail Online

Pictured: The Google Earth alphabet found in Britain's hedgerows, roads and buildings

Rachel Young, Alphabet Britain: alphabet from Google map aerial photographs of Britain (with list of locations)

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Global Living Costs Map  The below infographic shows the cheapest and most expensive places to live in out of 119 countries in comparison with prices found in New York. The UK ranked tenth in the analysis which took into account the cost of food at supermarkets, transport, restaurants, utilities.
from The Independent

Thinking of moving abroad? Here are the cheapest and most expensive countries

Global Living Costs Map The below infographic shows the cheapest and most expensive places to live in out of 119 countries in comparison with prices found in New York. The UK ranked tenth in the analysis which took into account the cost of food at supermarkets, transport, restaurants, utilities.

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Atlantic Ocean Floor Map. Groundbreaking map of the ocean floor created by technician Marie Tharp and Professor Bruce Heezen, image via The Earth Institute, Columbia University. Together, Marie and Bruce rewrote 20th century geophysics by creating the first systematic, comprehensive map of the entire ocean floor. This paved the way for general acceptance of the theories of continental drift and plate tectonics.

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from Mail Online

Spinning Mercury: Nasa reveal stunning animation showing giant craters on the planet's surface

Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013

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