The Friday Cool: What if the world stopped spinning

One of my childhood "I wonder what would happen if"s answered. From an article by Witold Fraczek of Esri:

The following is not a futuristic scenario. It is not science fiction. It is a demonstration of the capabilities of GIS to model the results of an extremely unlikely, yet intellectually fascinating query: What would happen if the earth stopped spinning? ArcGIS was used to perform complex raster analysis and volumetric computations and generate maps that visualize these results.

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If the Earth Stood Still

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