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compfight + a flickrâ„¢ search tool


earth album alpha – a slicker google maps + flickr mash-up

  • 19/4/09 – “earth album is a simpler, slicker Flickr mash-up that allows you to explore some of the most stunning photos in the world courtesy of Google maps and Flickr. To begin your journey, just click somewhere on the map, e.g. “India”. Note– since the top Flickr images are used, the images change every few weeks; bookmark this site and check back for a different experience in a month!” Superb resource, just add keyword/sunset after the URL to see amazing sunsets from around the world.

StoryTop Story Maker — The Online tool for storytelling

  • 29/3/09 – “create multi-page stories, drag and drop clip art to illustrate your story, add text in dialogue boxes, create storytelling clubs with your friends, share your stories with others” Free, for the moment at least.

Visual Geography: World

  • 29/3/09 – “Visualgeography.com lets you explore the world through images, flags, money, language, maps and other information.”


  • 24/7/08 – Uses Google Images but it strips out the thumbnails and displays the full-sized picture, giving you a better idea of its usefulness.

Science Images

  • 19/4/08 – Grouped according to subject/topic. High resolution and better than having to Google everything.