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GEO 8 - Connecting People and Places: Technology and Interconnectivity

Geography influences our connection to people and places. How does this impact the way we view the world around us? And how has technology changed the way we connect?



Maps of interconnection

Facebook Connections 2010 vs. 2013

Click the link to find out why there is now 4 degrees between us and Kevin Bacon.

Shipping Connections

Click the link for a live feed of Marine Traffic.

Road Connections

Click the link to learn about the highway connecting China & Pakistan.

And for the philosophical: What If We Built a Road Around the World?

Underground Cable Connections

Click the link for a comprehensive map of the world's submarine cable systems.

Commercial Flights Connections

Click the link for a look at a gif of the busiest day in the skies on the 30th June 2018.



Video Resources