Alexander von Humboldt’s Whole Earth Vision

Alexander von Humboldt's Whole Earth Vision

Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most influential scientists of the 19th century. His discoveries have profoundly impacted modern science and medicine. Humboldt’s exploration of South America between 1800 and 1804 inspired seminal ideas about the interrelationship of nature, climate, and human activities, as described in historian Andrea Wulf’s book, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World.

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The Ocean

The Ocean

The Ocean is the vast body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of the earth. It is one continuous expanse of water surrounding the continents.

Although the ocean is one continuous body of water, Geographers have given it different names according to where it is divided by the continents. The main sections of the global ocean, from largest to smallest, are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic Oceans.

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2016 Summer Olympic Games

2016 Summer Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Over the past several months the ArcGIS Content Team at Esri has been on the heels of completed construction projects in support of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This map journal explores the select venues the Content Team has completed and describes the events that will be hosted at each venue.

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How To Cascade: Map Legends

How To Cascade- Map Legends

Legends in Story Maps; story maps with legends. Hmmm…this can be a puzzle.
There are a few ways to annotate your map in a way that help to balance A) the transfer of glorious map information into your readers’ brains, with B) the fact that you are telling them a story.
Here are three techniques to consider for your richly appointed storytelling…

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