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How to Make a Viral Map

Category: Google Maps | Sep 22, 2018

The most popular interactive map of this week has to be the New York Times’ How Connected Is Your Community to Everywhere Else in America?. The NYT interactive map visualizes the connections people have on Facebook and comes to the conclusion that we are much more likely to know people who live near us than those who live a long way away.

I know! You’re shocked, right?

The conclusion that we

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Mapping Meteorite Strikes

Category: Google Maps | Sep 21, 2018

Displayr have been busy mapping where meteorites fall. They have created a number of mapped visualizations of NASA’s Meteorite Landings database. The database contains information on all known meteorite landings. The Displayer maps however only contain information on the 1,107 meteorites that were recorded as they fell.

In What Are Your Chances of Being Hit by a Meteorite Displayr unveils a

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The UK Isotim Travel Map

Category: Google Maps | Sep 21, 2018

There are lots of interactive isochrone maps, which can show you how far you can travel within a set amount of time. But there aren’t many interactive isotim maps, maps which show you how far you can travel for different amounts of money.

In the UK you can now use faremap to see how far you can travel on public transit for the change you currently have in your pocket. Enter a destination into

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/08oOSt8H8Wc/the-uk-isotim-travel-map.html

Twenty Years of India Lights

Category: Google Maps | Sep 21, 2018

From 1993 to 2013 the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) took nightly pictures of India from space. The University of Michigan, in collaboration with the World Bank, has examined all 20 years of these satellite images to analyze how light output has changed across India during this time.

India Night Lights is a project from the University of Michigan and the World Bank to

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What Causes California Wildfires?

Category: Google Maps | Sep 20, 2018

What do you get if you combine huge forests, global warming and lots of people? The answer is devastating wildfires. At least that appears to be what is happening in California.

According to The Guardian the extensive California forests are full of dead trees, nearly 129 million of them. Because of global warming the past five years have been the hottest recorded in California and the state has

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The Football Fans Optimal Road Trip

Category: Google Maps | Sep 20, 2018

Randy Olson has worked out the optimal road trip for football fans. If you undertake his optimal football fan road trip you can visit 48 different stadiums, watch 90 different teams, and witness 6 of the biggest rivalries in college football. All within this year’s 51-day season schedule.

To create the Optimal Football Fan Road Trip Randy set himself a number of rules. The trip only includes

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School Road Safety

Category: Google Maps | Sep 19, 2018

Zendrive has released an interactive map which allows you to check how safe the roads are around your local schools. Zendrive’s School Safety Snapshot provides a safety rating for all schools in the USA based on driver behavior around each school.

To grade each score Zendrive measured the number and type of unsafe driving events, as detected by the Zendrive platform, around the school. The

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Getting to Know Basle

Category: Google Maps | Sep 19, 2018

Most Americans in Basle live in Altstadt Grossbasel. Germans living in Basle prefer the neighborhoods of Riehen and Bettingen, which are right next to the German border. The Riehen and Bettingen neighborhoods are also popular with old people. Most young adults (20–39) live in Rosental, Gundeldingen, Matthäus and Altstadt Kleinbasel. These are also some of the least popular neighborhoods for

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Mapping Migration Flow

Category: Google Maps | Sep 19, 2018

Migration in Latvia is a wonderfully designed interactive map which visualizes the country’s internal migration flow. The map was developed by Latvia’s Central Statistics Bureau.

The overall choropleth view of Latvia visualizes the number of people who have left each town and region in Latvia since the year 2000. You can also toggle this choropleth view to show the number of people who have

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/GS77uBd_PYQ/mapping-migration-flow.html

Hurricane Florence Aerial Imagery

Category: Google Maps | Sep 18, 2018

NOAA’s Remote Sensing Division has been flying its airplanes along the North and South Carolina coast since Saturday. The planes have been collecting damage assessment imagery in order to help and support emergency response after Hurricane Florence.

The Hurricane Florence Imagery interactive map allows you to view the latest imagery on top of a map and pre-Florence aerial imagery. The map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/jkijT8ZRN3I/hurricane-florence-aerial-imagery.html

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