Geography

Map Nerds Rejoice! The Three Norths Align in British Village

For the first time ever, true north, magnetic north,...
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Journey to the Centre of the Earth

In the 1950s and 1960s, the U.S. and the...
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Volcano Spawns New Island in South Pacific

Mark Twain once offered a compelling reason for breaking...
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Canada, Denmark Resolve Strange Arctic Island Dispute

As the Russian war in Ukraine drags into its...

Ancient Forest Found in Giant Sinkhole

Cave explorers recently came across a sinkhole in South...

Natural Wonders: Gravity Hills

There are peculiar spots around the world where the...

Zealandia, The Eighth Continent

It may come as a surprise to our readers...
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The Sun Sets on Patagonia: A Look Back on 2021-22’s Adventures Way Down South

Amid one of the most active Patagonian summer seasons...

Pesce’s Body To Remain on Cerro Torre

Late last month, an avalanche of ice and stones...
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This Week in Patagonia: New Adventure Routes and a Big Enchainment

The wire from Patagonia is crackling with climbing news...
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Canadian Ticks Rare Solo of Patagonia’s Torre Egger

The sun keeps shining this season in Patagonia, so...
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Another Patagonia First Ascent, Aptly Named ‘Pain and Gain’

Two Slovakians gutted out a new route in Patagonia...

Cerro Torre: A Timeline of What Happened

As we previously reported, Corrado Pesce's rescue operation ended...

Drone Spots Body on Cerro Torre, No Hope for Corrado Pesce

The Italian mountaineer Corrado Pesce "can no longer be...

Avalanche on Cerro Torre Strikes One of the World’s Best Climbers

At dawn, an avalanche hit Argentine mountain guide Tomas...

Google Maps Also Existed in the 19th Century — Sort of

Google Maps has revolutionized the way we travel by...
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Rare Snow in the Sahara Yields Surreal Visuals

Turns out the sun, sand, and snow cohere to...

GeoWizard Reattempts Wales

Once again, GeoWizard Tom Davies is wreaking havoc across...
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Top 10 Expeditions of 2021, #5: Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll Solos Patagonia’s Fitz Traverse

Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll was part way through day one...

The Woman Who Brought Life to an Inner Mongolian Desert

A few months before the pandemic shut down first...

Alice Morrison Restarts Jordan Trail

Alice Morrison both began and paused her trek of...

Alice Morrison Begins 675km Jordan Trail Trek

Early on December 3, Scottish adventurer Alice Morrison and...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Newcomers’ Guide: The Bermuda Triangle

For hundreds of years, the Bermuda Triangle has been...

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