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Satellite Masking

Category: Google Maps | Mar 23, 2016

In responding to yesterday’s tragic bomb attacks in Brussels the New York Times and the Washington Post have both posted satellite maps of some of the locations which were most affected by the terrorist attacks.

Both newspapers have opted to create static maps from satellite images of the city. They have also both used masking effects to highlight locations on the map. On the satellite images

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/oaVJ4uCEaC8/satellite-masking.html

The Division – Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Mar 23, 2016

Ubisoft’s The Division is fast becoming the most mapped computer game of all time. You can already explore The Division’s game world with the panoramic ‘Street View’ scenes in The Division Map of New York. You can also play with a Division inspired online pandemic simulator using Ubisoft’s Collapse Map.

Now you can also plan and share optimized expedition paths with The Division Agent Map.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/0d3PzvvzqW0/the-division-mapped.html

Philly Parking = Parkadelphia

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2016

If you want to know where you can legally park your car in Philadelphia then you might want to use Parkadelphia’s new interactive map. Parkadelphia can help you make sense of Philadelphia’s myriad parking restrictions.

The map uses data from the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the City of Philadelphia to provide information on where and when you can park on Philadelphia’s streets. The map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/s9qYy6KWTbU/philly-parking-parkadelphia.html

Mapping the History of World Population

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2016

In the year 1 C.E. the population of planet Earth was around 170 million. It is expected to reach 10 billion by the year 2100. You can explore the history of this world-wide population growth from 1 C.E. to 2050 on World Population : An Interactive Experience.

World Population : An Interactive Experience is a world map and timeline which visualizes global population trends over the last two

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/SBjg94ewgUc/mapping-history-of-world-population.html

The Mumbai Land Use Map

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2016

Mumbai Data is a Google Map of land use in Mumbai. The map uses data from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to show how land in Mumbai is currently being used.

The map sidebar allows you to filter the results shown on the map by 17 different categories of land use, including residential, commercial, industrial, open spaces and utilities. Each of these categories uses a different

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/lNlQHAxB3F0/the-mumbai-land-use-map.html

Bay Area Bike Share Data Maps

Category: Google Maps | Mar 21, 2016

Virot Chiraphadhanakul has created a neat mapped interface to explore Bay Area bike sharing data. The Bay Area Bike Share Data allows you to explore trip statistics on the Bay Area Bike Share network and the average availability of bikes at docking stations.

Bike Area Bike Share Data is split into five maps which allow you to visualize data in San Francisco, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Mountain

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/lYqdJEx3fdM/bay-area-bike-share-data-maps.html

Video to Map

Category: Google Maps | Mar 21, 2016

Humboldt County’s new tourism website has an interesting new itinerary creation tool. The tool allows you to select locations from video tours of the county and add them to your own personal tourism map.

Visit Humboldt presents you with a choice of four video tours of the county, featuring ‘romantic’, ‘relaxing’, ‘adventurous’ or ‘family’ places to visit. As you watch the videos, if you see a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/VLopBkeh-mY/video-to-map.html

Berlin’s Cycle Friendly Streets

Category: Google Maps | Mar 21, 2016

In Berlin Volksentscheid Fahrrad is calling for people to petition for more bike lanes and more bike friendly transport policies in the city. In particular they want bike lanes on all of Berlin’s main streets.

The Berliner Morgenpost has created an interactive map to show how bike friendly Berlin’s road network is at the current time. Berlin’s Straßen im Radwege-Check colors all of Berlin’s

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/x4HwKHcSpYs/berlins-cycle-friendly-streets.html

The Prettiest Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Mar 20, 2016

For the second week running the Maps of the Week round-up includes a Dorling Cartogram – this week in the form of a mapped visualization of the world’s top news stories. Unfiltered.news is an interactive cartogram of the world’s news. The map provides a great way to explore which news stories are being reported each day around the world.

Unfiltered.news visualizes the top 100 news stories from

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CDH2toTmES4/the-prettiest-maps-of-week.html

Flatulent Maps

Category: Google Maps | Mar 19, 2016

One of the most useful but underused JavaScript libraries on the web has to be the Onion’s fartscroll.js. This simple little library allows you to add farting noises to your web sites. Include fartscroll.js on your website and the page will emit a tiny ‘trump’ every time the user scrolls up or down the page.

Leaflet,FartZoomPan extends the library so that it works with Leaflet maps. If you add

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/XoTqQg4_PZQ/flatulent-maps.html