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Published on March 11th, 2014 | by Pat


Have You Heard of Crowdgeographer?

This is a guest post by Trekalong intern Robyn Campbell

We recently stumbled upon a new way to spot amazing natural locations, all by clicking on a button.  is a website that combines Google Maps with gorgeous nature photographs, mostly sourced from Reddit and Imgur. Users upload their photos to one of those sites, and they are then added to the Crowd Geographer map for others to see.

At first glance, it looks like there are only a handful of locations. But if you zoom in, dozens of locations erupt all over the map. With just one click of a button, you can visit stunning places in the US, Mexico, Canada, British Virgin Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Greece, Zimbabwe, Russia, China, Oman, Turkey, Nepal, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Australia, much of Europe, and many more amazing places.

You can even see the beautiful landscapes and waterscapes of lesser known places such as Illa, Mauritius (an island off the East coast of Madagascar), Turkmenistan (one of the Turkic states in Central Asia) and Seychelles (an island country southeast of Somalia).

Here are some of my personal favorites:

Smuggler’s Cove, Zakynthos, Greece/2 TOP

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah/Frank Kovalche

Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, CA/Rolando000

Russell Falls, Mount Field National Park, Tasmania/Chris Baxter

Disenchantment Bay, Alaska/Roger Mommaerts

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is happiest when he's on the move, whether by foot, pedal, or some other form of alternative transportation. Hiking, biking, camping, and rock climbing demand his outdoor attention at all times. Now, as editor and contributor to, they demand his indoor attention, as well.

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