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The 50 Most Dangerous Cities in the World

Category: Google Maps | May 22, 2018

The Most Dangerous Cities in the World interactive map shows the 50 cities across the globe with the highest homicide rates in 2017. According to the map the most dangerous city in the world is Los Cabos in Mexico. Caracas is the city with the second highest homicide rate and Acapulco is third.

One of the most obvious observations to make is that all but 3 of the 50 most dangerous cities are

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Mapping the History of the World

Category: Google Maps | May 22, 2018

MappiMundi is a new interactive mapping platform for recording and exploring historical events in space and time. The ultimate goal of MappiMunid is to create a complete world atlas of historical events one event at a time.

Anybody can become a registered user of MappiMundi and use the platform to map out an historical event. Unregistered users can explore the interactive maps of historical

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/yACQWUhM_aA/mapping-history-of-world.html

The New York Subway Rental Map

Category: Google Maps | May 22, 2018

The NYC Subway Rental Map reveals the median rent for a one bedroom apartment in the area around every stop on the New York subway system. The map can also show you if rental rates have gone up or down at each subway stop year-on-year.

The map provides an interesting visualization of New York’s affordable and non-affordable neighborhoods using a map of the city that most New Yorkers are

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/EKvwLz7OceM/the-new-york-subway-rental-map.html

How Americans Get to Work

Category: Google Maps | May 21, 2018

Across the whole of the United States most people travel to work by car and on their own. Apart from a few counties around New York City, the District of Colombia, most counties in Alaska and San Juan country in Colorado most Americans prefer to commute alone and by car.

Flowing data has mapped out the most popular methods of communing in each U.S. county. The How Americans Get to Work

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The Real-Time Global Air Pollution Map

Category: Google Maps | May 21, 2018

AirVisual Earth is a real-time interactive map of worldwide air pollution. The map includes an animated wind layer and an animated heat map showing the level of air pollution around the world based on the Air Quality Index (AQI).

AirVisual Earth owes an obvious debt of inspiration to Cameron Beccario’s Earth. Cameron’s very similar interactive globe also has animated wind and air pollution

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/HOPUx15aMLY/the-real-time-global-air-pollution-map.html

The Worst Drivers in Britain

Category: Google Maps | May 21, 2018

The worst drivers in the UK live in Somerset & Avon. A new interactive map visualizes the number of different driving offences based on the number of registered drivers in each area of the country. The map reveals that Avon and Somerset has the worst driving record overall, with nearly 200,000 offences.

The UK’s Driving Offence Hotspot map shows eight different categories of driving offence,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/ghc7t7qHGrE/the-worst-drivers-in-britain.html

101 Mass Shootings in 2018

Category: Google Maps | May 19, 2018

Yesterday’s tragic shooting in a Texas high school was the 101st mass shooting incident in the USA this year. You can see the locations of all 101 mass shootings on ABC 15’s interactive map. The map plots every mass shooting incident so far this year according to the Gun Violence Archive’s database.

The Gun Violence Archive is also the data source for Vox’s interactive map of Mass Shootings

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/_2CtjzIJ0xE/101-mass-shootings-in-2018.html

The Royal Wedding Map

Category: Google Maps | May 19, 2018

The UK’s Ordnance Survey has released a story map which allows you to follow today’s royal wedding on an interactive map. The story map includes all the important locations on this important day.

The Royal Wedding map plots Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s movements over the course of their special day. It follows the royal couple from Windsor Castle to St George’s Chapel, where the marriage

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/JeQO_s2oAMA/the-royal-wedding-map.html

The Plastic Polluted Pacific Ocean

Category: Google Maps | May 18, 2018

Henderson Island is a remote island in the South Pacific. Nobody lives there but, despite being uninhabited, its beaches are covered in rubbish. In fact 19 tonnes of trash made up of 37 million separate pieces litter this deserted island.

In What Happens to the Plastic we Throw Out National Geographic explains how domestic plastic trash ends up polluting a remote island in the middle of the

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Can You Guess the City?

Category: Google Maps | May 18, 2018

City-Guesser is a fun map quiz which tests your knowledge of world cities. In City-Guesser you are shown the maps of major cities around the world. All you have to do is name which city is being shown in each map. To ensure that the game isn’t ridiculous easy all the place-name labels have been removed from each city map.

If you guess correctly you proceed to the next round. Guess wrong and it

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/rFFylYHMMDE/city-guesser-is-fun-map-quiz-which.html

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