The United Kingdom may not have world-famous peaks like Mounts Kilimanjaro or Everest, but it has some impressive mountains nonetheless. This infographic is an antique illustration published in London by James Reynolds in 1852, showing the various mountains and their peaks throughout the United Kingdom, consisting of England, Wales, Scotland, and North Ireland (or Ireland, at … [Read more...]
Interesting content about the environment. This category includes environmentalism relating to land, sea, and everything in between.
Beach Chair Scientist is a website for marine and freshwater environmental education. The website published this infographic called “Why Are Wetlands Important?” The infographic details why wetlands are an essential part of the ecosystem, supporting a broad variety of life forms. IIt begins with a chart showing the four types of wetlands: bog, marsh, fen, and swamp. It explains … [Read more...]
Everyone knows materials like oil, diamonds, and copper are highly valued in most, if not all, parts of the world. In fact, in some places, these resources are so treasured people quite literally die for them. What you probably didn’t know is sand has become one of these coveted resources, so valued that the mafia is even killing for it. Trade Machines made this infographic … [Read more...]
Mars is one of the most-studied planets in the solar system, due largely to its similarity to earth and ability to host life. NASA.gov made this infographic called “Mars Quick Facts.” It consists of an illustrated outline of a few interesting facts about the Red Planet. This includes Mars’ size, density, volume, structure, distance, speed, year, day, tilt/seasons, atmosphere, … [Read more...]
Metal is one of the most versatile materials, used in everything from construction to currency and fine jewelry. But not all metals are created equal. Each has its own distinct characteristics, including hardness. Alan’s Factory Outlet made this infographic, titled “The Hardness of Metals: a Visual Representation of the Mohs Scale for Metallic Elements and Alloys (and Their … [Read more...]