Go to http://maps.google.co.uk/ and zoom out to may then navigate left and right. As an observant reader of the Register noticed the google world seems to have rather more water than the usual one.
The Reg speculates that this is a post apocalyptic view after Dubya has eliminated world rivals but I disagree. I note the nice green patches in Northern Canada so my suggestion is that what we are looking at is the world after global warming has come to pass. Obviously only the Anglosphere had the money to build the dams to protect their land from the flood....
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