Even though you have haven’t visited, you probably know where the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located. You may be proud of the fact that you can point to area 1002 on the map and trace the migration of the Porcupine caribou herd. But what about your friends, neighbors, and inlaws?

There is still hope for them. You can direct them to the Sierra Club’s thoughtfully prepared collection of maps of the Arctic Refuge using Google Earth. They’re offering six maps in total:

  1. The whole thing
  2. Refuge boundaries
  3. The “1002” area
  4. Native American villages
  5. Drilling across Alaska
  6. The Porcupine Herd and other wildlife

(Via Boing Boing)

And in other Google Earth news: Fans of the game Risk can play by way of Google maps.

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