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Sad Topographies: Instagram Account Of Depressingly Named Places Around The World

Ever wanted to take a trip to Disappointment Island, Camp Suicide Road, or, most appropriately right now, Quarantine Beach? These are places that actually exist, and the Instagram account Sad Topographies has a map showing where all of these weirdly depressing places are around the world. Geographer and photographer Damien Rudd has collated all of the bizarrely named places, to "spread sadness worldwide" and provide "Somewhere to go when you're feeling low." Below is a snapshot of his collection to give you an idea of how sad some of the names truly are. 

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There's a Map For Everything: Maps That Show The Weird Side Of The US

Other than Google Maps, we don't really think about maps too much anymore. Luckily, there are still a few beautiful nerds out there making them and they're pretty great. Here are some funny maps that will definitely put a smile on your face.   

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Apocalypse Now: The Magnitude Of Australia's Bushfire Explained in Maps And Graphs

This summer's bushfire season in Australia has been compared to similar natural disasters in other parts of the world, including the 2018 California wildfires — but the size and scale of what's going on in Australia is unprecedented. It's definitely the worst Australia's ever seen. Here are some charts and graphs trying to explain the catastrophe. 

autaralia's bushfire in charts and maps | tweet by Love, Hayley hrhswift Some perspective AustralianFires big are fires? At least 4 million hectares have burned New South Wales since 1 July 2019 Amazon fires burned an estimated 900,000 hectares 2018 California fires burned 800,000 hectares Sydney Opera House is 65m height 70 metre high flames have been reported
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