Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth – Earth

) Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth

In Google Earth’s Voyager,

we’ve climbed aboard the ISSsimulated eclipses, and gone deep into the Amazon.

Now, with the help of our friends at Atlas Obscura, we’re adding something new to the mix. In a multiple choice quiz, Atlas Obscura takes you to some of the most beautiful and intriguing places on the planet. Know where Morning Glory Pool is? Or the hot springs of Dallol? See how well you know your planet, and explore these  places in Google Earth. If you get stuck, look out for a hint or two on Twitter.

B) Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth

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Of places near and far.

Take this multiple-choice quiz and explore some unbelievable natural wonders.

The questions and the locales are fertile ground for a site like Atlas Obscura. The popular traveler’s guidebook loves to dig up rare and hidden wonders around the world. It’s a perfect blend of history and geography. So, just click on the blue Let’s Go button and hit a spot on the blue orb of Google Earth.

Pick an answer from the multiple choices and Google Earth will give you the answer.

Either way, you will get to jump to the specific spot on the 3D globe and explore it further. Go from cool ice caves in Alaska to the blazing salt mines of Ethiopia. Learn about geographical features and romantic legends.

In the end, just walk away with a better appreciation of the world we live in.

Test your knowledge of natural wonders Final

There are only seven questions in the first edition of this quiz. Google Earth will continue to update the quizzes with other themes as they hint the next one might be about “magnificent castles and palaces”. Until then, don’t miss these Google Earth gems

Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth - Earth 2023

Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth – Earth

These changes are in part because of climate change amplifying environmental disturbances.
Historically, it’s been difficult to access detailed, up-to-date land cover data which documents how much of a region is covered with different land and water types such as wetlands. Google Earth a more detailed understanding of earth’s land than ever before.
( Google Earth Pro ): So current datasets might classify a satellite image of a city as ‘built-up,’. But visit any city and you’ll see our world is far more dynamic. While you might see lots of buildings. You’ll also see trees or even snow on the ground from a recent storm.
Manage and restore land and monitor the effectiveness of those plans using alert systems to notify when unforeseen land changes are taking place.
Not only is our world more dynamic than individual land types it’s also constantly changing.
This means that not only is the land cover information in Dynamic World more detailed. But it’s also more timely within any given day. Week or month than existing datasets. This level of detail allows scientists and policymakers to detect and quantify the extent of recent events anywhere on the globe such as snowstorms, wildfires or volcanic eruptions within days.

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Test your knowledge of natural wonders in Google Earth – Earth


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