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Street View Spain Viva La Espana: 50 new Street View sights in Spain Street View Spain.

B)Street View Spain December 5, 2014

The Iberian Peninsula has a rich and varied artistic. Street View Spain architectural. And cultural legacy. Roman remains. Al-Andalus. Gothic splendor and 19th century Catalan modernism are just a few examples of what you might see travelling around Spain’s cities and countryside. And starting today, people all over the world will be able to explore 50 new iconic locations in Spain with Street View on Google Maps.      street view spain

C)Peruse architectural details of the Alhambra and Generalife. Street View Spain walk around the Tower of Hercules (a Roman Empire-era lighthouse), and gaze up at the vast arched ceiling of the crypt at the Church of Sagrada Familia. This 360-degree imagery was collected by our Trekker. A backpack equipped with Street View technology that allows the wearer to capture imagery…

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Google Street View Colorado River

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Google Street View Colorado River
B)Google Street View Colorado River. Explore America’s most endangered river on Street View.

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C)Google Street View Colorado River March 13, 2014

D)Google Street View Colorado River. This guest post is by Chris Williams. Senior Vice President of Conservation at American Rivers. We’ve partnered with American Rivers to share the adventure of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in Google Maps. -Ed.While you admire its grandeur. Remember that the river is also at risk. One of the United States. It wasn’t until 1869. when John Wesley Powell led a small exploration party on a rafting trip. That the natural wonders of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon came fully into view.

E)For 6 million years, the Colorado River Google Street View Colorado River has flowed through the heart of the desert southwest, its waters slowly carving out a canyon so vast…

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Mapping Deforestation Time

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Mapping deforestation time

B)Mapping deforestation timeMapping the world’s deforestation over time

November 14, 2013

C)We’re excited to announce today that, in a collaboration led by Dr. Matthew Hansen at the University of Maryland, we’ve built the first detailed maps of the world’s forests, from 2000-2012. Documenting and quantifying forest landscape changes such as fires, tornadoes, disease and logging.The most significant findings were that the overall rate of tropical deforestation is increasing. And global forests have experienced a net loss of 1.5M sq km during 2000-2012 due to both natural (disturbance) and human causes.

D)Mapping deforestation. Global Forest Change, 2000-2012: individual maps of forest extent, gain, loss, and loss color-coded by year. Click to enlarge.

Sumatra has lost over 50% of its natural forest within the past 30 years. Click to enlarge.

E)The detailed study was published today in the journalScience, High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century…

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