The OCRE Geoscience GeoMap
GeoWonders, UNESCO Geoparks and Heritage Sites, Volcanoes, Craters, Great Caves, High Peaks, special Landmarks, you can quickly find them on our map. All these marvellous scenic pictures that circulate on theweb, where are they exactly located? Most of the time that remains a mystery. Finally, a way to quickly locate them! And what about checking during your holidays what great geologic sceneries can be visited nearby? Or maybe even plan your trip with the objective to visit some of them! Pictures, links that give credit and much more information, and brief descriptions are provided for each item. Have fun!
- GeoWonders Special Geological features (the first 100 March 2023)
- GeoParks UNESCO Global GeoParks (ca. 250)
- GeoHeritage IUGS Global Geological Heritage sites (100)
- GeoHazard All currently active Volcanoes
- GeoLandscape Non active volcanoes, Mountain Peaks, Caves
- Archaeology Archaeological (and some Geological, Anthropological and Cultural) features
- Heritage UNESCO Heritage sites (ca. 1.100)
- GeoStructure General (Plate) Tectonic structure of the Earth
For more detailed information regarding our layers, please refer our seperate GeoMap Layer page
The GeoMAP can be used for scientific study, entertainment, didactics, and the planning of field trips and travel, amongst others. It is our wish that the information depicted stimulates interest for our Planet, promotes the organisations and individuals that are related to these locations, and generates awareness for the concepts of sustainability in the management for the wellbeing of the Earth.
The OCRE GeoMAP is initially build in Google Earth, and transferred and posted on the Web in MyMaps. Help us build it and send your GeoWonders you will be fully credited! Have fun and feel free to send us feedback, ideas, comments, and suggestions!
Please note that due the amount of layers and items the GeoMap might take a moment to load.
How does the GeoMap work?
Click on the icon in the upper left corner of the map to expand the map index so you can choose between all the available layers. You can also view the GeoMap in full screen by clicking on the upper right icon.
Toggle layers on/off
Click on the Index icon to view and enable the available layers.
View the GeoMap in fullscreen
Click this icon to view in fullscreen, the GeoMap will open in a new tab.
A collection of all the UNESCO parks around the world.
A collection of all the UNESCO cultural and natural Heritage sites around the world.
A collection of extinct volcanoes, peaks, caves. lakes and more around the world.
A collection of geological wonders we compiled from all around the world.
A collection of all active volcanoes and other hazardous sites that can be found around the world.
A collection of models and scans of geological terrains and formations found around the world.
A collection of all the IUGS GeoHeritage sites around the world.
A large collection of interesting archaeological, anthropological, ancient cultural and related sites around the world.
Disclaimer and Statement
OCRE Geoscience Services does not claim any copyright on the information hereby presented nor on the images that have been used merely as illustration and are freely available from the links that have been provided. Merit and credit go to the authors of these pictures which have been indicated and full information can be found on the relative web links.
It is our wish that the information depicted stimulates interest for our planet, promotes the organisations and individuals that are related to these locations, and generates awareness for the concepts of sustainability in the management for the wellbeing of the Earth.