Researchers from Northeastern University have created a database called MapWatch which shows how maps and borders change based on geography.
Gibraltar is a 6.5 square kilometer territory located south of the Spanish border, along the Strait of Gibraltar. The small area is officially an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, and has a population of nearly 30,000 people. An extensive shipping trade, banking and tourism economically support Gibraltar. An overwhelming […]
Many of us probably think of checkpoints and barriers when we think about borders between international countries, particularly border crossings. Borders can demark more than just the transition from one country to another. Borders can highlight the effects of different policies (or lack thereof) can have on the environment from one […]