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The Squamish Places You Should Know

Category: Google Maps | Jul 3, 2017

Oh The Places You Should Know is an interactive map in the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh language. The map was created by the non-profit Kwi Awt Stelmexw. On the map all the map labels are in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh. The mountains and waterways are in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, the islands and villages are all in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and the landmarks are in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh.

If your Sḵwx̱wú7mesh is a little rusty then you can click

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/GT2WX-KqUhE/the-squamish-places-you-should-know.html

Mapping Mass Migration in Colombia

Category: Google Maps | Jul 3, 2017

Last week the UN certified that the disarmament of FARC is complete. The occasion marks a huge step in establishing enduring peace in Colombia. Over the last thirty years the conflict has led to the death of hundreds of thousands of Colombians. The conflict has also forced millions of Colombians out of their homes.

Over the last thirty years the conflict has led to almost 7 million Colombians

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/5MV6wMjcHls/mapping-mass-migration-in-colombia.html

Traffic Accidents in Flanders

Category: Google Maps | Jul 3, 2017

A new interactive map allows you to view and analyse where Belgium road traffic accidents happen by day of the week and by the hour of the day. Verkeersongevallen Interactief in Kaart Gebracht shows where traffic accidents occurred in the Flanders region from 2014-2016.

The interactive map provides a heatmap view of where traffic accidents happened during this period. The map includes a number

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/RrdMr9sCU1E/traffic-accidents-in-flanders.html

Tour de France Interactive Maps

Category: Google Maps | Jul 1, 2017

The Tour de France starts today in Dusseldorf. Stage one of the race is an 8.7 mile individual time trial. This is just the beginning of a three-week race in which the riders will ride over 2,200 miles.

Esri UK has released a basic Tour de France 2017 Route map showing the individual routes for all the different stages. Each route includes a marker which indicates if the stage is a time-trial,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/9CV6UJhYZ_Y/tour-de-france-interactive-maps.html

Fried Chicken Route Planners

Category: Google Maps | Jun 30, 2017

A Fried Chicken Route Planner is a variation on the much loved Pub crawl route planning map. Instead of creating a pub crawl route around a number of pubs or bars the Fried Chicken Route Planner creates a mapped route taking in some of the best fried chicken restaurants.

A good example of a Fried Chicken Route Planner is the Post & Courier’s Backroads Fried Chicken map (in fact it might be the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/TF-uA1GPM3A/fried-chicken-route-planners.html

Being Healthy will Kill You

Category: Google Maps | Jun 30, 2017

Living in a healthy environment is the best way to ensure that you die young. That may sound counter-intuitive but it seems to be borne out by the Geographic Data Lab’s new Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards map.

The Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards map shows the least and most healthy places to live in Great Britain. The Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards (AHAH) is a new index for

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/u3lBcp27maw/being-healthy-will-kill-you.html

The Movement of Refugees Around the World

Category: Google Maps | Jun 29, 2017

The University of Zurich has created an interesting visualization of refugee movements around the world since the end of the cold war. The Refugee Movements interactive map allows you to see where refugees have come from and the countries that they have moved to.

If you click on a region on the world map you can view the inward and outward flow of refugees from the region for the selected year

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/YMbJ48vXdaU/the-movement-of-refugees-around-world.html

Mapping Future Climate Change

Category: Google Maps | Jun 28, 2017

The Climate Impact Lab’s Climate Impact Map visualizes how global warming will effect temperatures around the world over the rest of this century.

Using the drop-down menu you can choose to view predicted global temperatures for each quarter of the year or for the whole year. You can also choose to view the number of days which will be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit or above 35 degrees Fahrenheit

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/LbEmAb2–J0/mapping-future-climate-change.html

Aerial Video Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Jun 28, 2017

Leaflet version 1.1.0 has been released. The latest version of Leaflet’s mapping library includes a new L.VideoOverlay class which allows you to add videos as an overlay to your maps.

To see what you can do with L.VideoOverlay you can view the Leaflet documentation demo map. To get started adding videos to your Leaflet maps then you should have a look at the L.VideoOverlay Tutorial.

Adding a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/YGtEi1dvL68/aerial-video-mapping.html

Melbourne’s Future City Skyline

Category: Google Maps | Jun 27, 2017

Last year Miami’s Downtown Development Authority began using the Cesium mapping platform to visualize in 3D how Miami’s skyline could look in the future. The map includes 3D models of building projects in the city which are either proposed, under construction or recently completed.

The Miami DDA 3D Map used the Cesium mapping platform to present a 3D map of downtown Miami which allows you to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/vtK02UY8wDc/melbournes-future-city-skyline.html