The ability to use the map search to find certain images in a geographic area (or to see how a phenomena varies across geography) is certainly one of the most instructionally relevant parts of this site.
For earth science and physical geography teachers, there are questions and photos, a plenty!
- How does volcano shape vary geographically? [map]
- What factors might affect damage from earthquakes? [map]
- What can be learned about the structure and composition of rock around the world? [map]