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Tasmanian Car Crashes Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Aug 13, 2014

Tasmanian Crash Information provides three different mapped visualizations of ten year’s worth of car crashes in the country. All three maps use data from the Tasmanian Department of State Growth with CartoDB mapping tools.

The ‘Crashes Over Time’ map uses the Torque library to animate the ten year’s of data over time. This animated timeline feature seems to reveal an interesting drop in

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/_Ani_hCMiQE/tasmanian-car-crashes-mapped.html

Mapping the Ebola Outbreak – Part Three

Category: Google Maps | Aug 13, 2014

Over the last couple of weeks a number of maps have been released tracking the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. Today the World Health Organisation reported that the number of Ebola cases has risen to 1,975 and there have been 1,069 related deaths.

HealthMap are currently tracking the number of deaths in each affected West African country with their 2014 Ebola Outbreak map. The UK’s Channel 4

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Jj8jA7BojbE/mapping-ebola-outbreak-part-three.html

Mapping the Car Thieves

Category: Google Maps | Aug 13, 2014

How many cars were stolen in your neighborhood? is a CartoDB powered map of car thefts in the Netherlands. The map shows the number of cars stolen in each postcode area over the last six months. The larger the circle marker the larger the number of cars stolen.

The map reveals some interesting geographical patterns. For example, in Rotterdam and Utrecht most car thefts took place in the city

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Pbn4VmHH7y8/mapping-car-thieves.html

Napoleon Mappiing

Category: Google Maps | Aug 13, 2014

History Today has used Knight Lab’s StoryMap JS narrative mapping platform to plot the rise of Napoleon from his seizure of power, through the Napoleonic Wars, to his defeat and exile at Elba.

You can progress through the story of Napoleon’s reign by using the forward and back arrows. You can also mouse-over the map to view all the mapped locations and select a marker to jump to that part of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CI9kolNypVE/napolean-mappiing.html

Australian Solar Energy Maps

Category: Google Maps | Aug 12, 2014

The Australian Photovoltaic Institute has released a series of maps designed to explore the Australian solar PV market and the PV potential of rooftops.

The Live Solar Potential Map allows home owners in a number of Australian cities to estimate the potential of roofs for electricity generation from PV. If you zoom in on the map you can draw around the outline of your roof and view an

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/SYTQDsNojVs/australian-solar-energy-maps.html

The Top 5 Architecture Maps

Category: Google Maps | Aug 12, 2014

Iconic Houses is an international network connecting architecturally
significant houses from the 20th century that are open to the public as
house museums. The Iconic Houses website includes a useful Google Map showing the location of architecturally significant houses around the world.

If you select a house’s marker on the map you can view a photo of the house, its address and a link to a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/HGrqHkmKumY/the-top-5-architecture-maps.html

Street View Now Has Sound

Category: Google Maps | Aug 12, 2014

Google Maps Street View is a wonderful resource for exploring the world through interactive panoramic imagery. However Street View currently lacks a way for users to experience the aural landscape of locations. That’s why Amplifon, the hearing aid specialists, has created Sounds of Street View, a new platform which allows you to experience 3d sound with Google Street View.

Sounds of Street

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/AI_-_O2UtHY/street-view-now-has-sound.html

Liverpool in Europe

Category: Google Maps | Aug 12, 2014

There was a time when Liverpool Football Club dominated the European Cup competition. With the club once more back in Europe’s premier club competition it seems like a good time to evaluate Liverpool FC’s history in Europe.

50 Years of Liverpool FC in Europe maps Liverpool’s campaigns in Europe since the 1964-65 season. Using the map you can view all of Liverpool’s opponents in European

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/OebsuveBPLc/liverpool-in-europe.html

Mapping Melbourne’s Trees

Category: Google Maps | Aug 11, 2014

The City of Melbourne has mapped the health of 70,000 of the city’s trees using the CartoDB platform. The map uses data from a recent audit of the lifetime expectancy of each tree in the city to visualize where trees are most at risk in Melbourne.

The Urban Forest Visual uses different colored markers to indicate the life expectancy of every tree. The shapes of the markers show the species of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/yG3lCmBYeJM/mapping-melbournes-trees.html

Escape to the Park

Category: Google Maps | Aug 11, 2014

Fluchtplan ins Grüne is a fun way to find nearby parks. Share your location with the map and Fluchtplan ins Grüne will animate an escape route from your present position to the nearest park.

A marker on the map highlights the park’s position and text above the marker shows you how far away it is. The map sidebar displays a photo of the park and information about the park. If you don’t like the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/8Xwy7xLBvXc/escape-to-park.html