Scotland

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Kelpies Scotland lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Spotlight on Edinburgh Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UdYnRwTb8psK7PuG8 Cities Features …

Iceland

Photo: Fabio Achilli, Ólafsfjörður, Northern Iceland Iceland is a European island country located in the North Atlantic Ocean on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wdSj5u2TVA6iYJTW6 Photos Embedded Tweets Cities Planeta.com

Chile

Photo: NASA Marshall, Ojas de Salar in the Atacama Desert Chile is located between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east and the Drake Passage in the far south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps HeadlinesChile opens spectacular 1,700-mile …

Finland

Photo: Visit Finland Finland borders Sweden on the west, Russia on the east, and Norway on the north, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/nqk5fCqqXRpe4c4q6 CelebrationsFinland’s Independence Day is December 6 and celebrates Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917. Cities Places Vocabulary Planeta.com

Vanuatu

Photo: Farrukh, Birds Vanuatu is an independent Republic in the Southwest Pacific Ocean, bordering on the Coral Sea about 2,400 kilometers northwest of Australia. Port Vila is the capital of Vanuatu and has an estimated population of 40,000 people. Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Zimbabwe

Photo: Vince O’Sullivan Zimbabwe is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest, and Mozambique to the east. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/oJrKMBxz9hC1WtqY9 Recommended ListeningAkashinga: ‘the brave ones’ protecting Africa’s iconic animals – In the north of Zimbabwe, a group of local women rangers are changing the game when it comes …

México

Photo: Xochimilco Gardens Planeta.com is making a major revision to our award-winning online guide to Mexico. Suggestions are welcome as we connect locals and visitors by revising our guides to states and cities, parks and reserves, Indigenous cultures, festivals, and food. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FLxncteRzhQKZQ2i8 Planeta

Ecuador

Poster Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon forest, and the Galapagos Islands. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NeFkD8F22GSpTU6e8 Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the south and east by Peru, and the west by the Pacific Ocean. All …

Cook Islands

Photo: John Clear, Aitutaki Wikipedia: The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki ‘Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand. It comprises 15 islands whose total land area is 240 square kilometres (93 sq mi). The Cook Islands’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers 1,960,027 square kilometres …