Harbor (HAR-bur) [Physical Geography]Noun. A harbor is a body of water sheltered by natural or artificial barriers. Harbors can provide safe anchorage and permit the transfer of cargo and passengers between ships and the shore. A harbor is deep enough to keep ships from touching bottom and should give ships and boats enough room to turn and pass each other. Most harbors are natural. They … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Week: Harbor
National Geographic Education is excited to introduce our first interactive on the new website! Our breakout theme is a tribute to the 70 year anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The interactive map, which had existed previously on NationalGeographic.com and has been resurrected due to popular request from users, brings the past to life with streaming video … Continue reading Introducing: Pearl Harbor Interactive Attack Map!
Here’s a cool interactive graphic from Maps of War. It shows the seemingly constant change of power in the Middle East over the last 5,000 years. Do you know of other cool maps or graphics like this one? Tell us! Continue reading “Imperial History of the Middle East”