USGS Topographic Map Overlay

This overlay contains seamless topographic/land cover data for the entire Earth and a USGS Topographic Map overlay for the entire US, including Alaska and Hawaii.

The 1:250,000 scale USGS Topo Maps are from i-cubed eTOPO. The remaining USGS Topographic Maps for the US are  are from the National Geographic TOPO! program. The global land [...]

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Ivory Wars

Excellent use of Google Earth to help tell the story of elephant poachers in the Zakouma National Park, in Africa. The KML file contains links to photographs, habitat boundaries, and other information pertinent to the story.

The full story is available online from National Geographic.

Credits

National Geographic – [...]

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National Geographic Grants

Collection of placemarks showing the locations and summaries of 1,000′s of grants awarded over the years by the National Geographic Society. Some of these studies date back more than 50 years.

Credits

National Geographic Society

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