Amazing value, a totally free learning objects like the one from the link above from the BBC that could be at the heart of a whole programme of learning. Resources with this kind of information used to be quickly outdated because they were bound into a book. With this LO and the footage that is currently around on the Web and TV, etc. any Geography teacher worth their salt could set up a delightful and relevant learning experience at the drop of a hat!
And what if the BBC made this available to re-purpose? Students and teachers alike could manipulate the data and images to help them express their own analysis and interpretations.