TIL that there is a fictional island in the South Atlantic off the west coast of Africa at lat/long 00 called 'Null Island'. Although it doesn't exist in reality it serves as an error trap for map systems. Map enthusiasts have given the island its own history geography and even flag.
GPSVisualizer--very cool mapping tool. And free. Just type in "Latitude, longitude" in the "Or Paste Your Data Here" box; hit return, then enter the lat and long you want to map, separated by a comma. Then click on "draw the map" Easy peasy.
Geography Activities: Latitude and Longitude Scavenger Hunt [free printable] Want a fun way to review latitude and longitude with your kids? Use our FREE scavenger hunt. They'll build map skills with this hands-on geography lesson, showing them how to find countries by using their coordinates. Perfect for middle school and high school students.