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The Christmas Themed Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Dec 8, 2013

Chocolate company Thorntons has created a neat application that lets you send a magical online Christmas Card
featuring Raymond Briggs’ cute Snowman character (and Google Maps).

The Thorntons Facebook Christmas Message
application allows you to send an animated Christmas message to a
friend in which the Snowman is seen flying over their house (using Google Maps
satellite imagery) and even

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Dn2FGwm2PC8/the-christmas-themed-maps-of-week.html

Mapping US Medical Prices

Category: Google Maps | Dec 7, 2013

BetterDoctor’s PriceMaps allows you to compare the cost of common medical procedures charged by hospitals throughout the USA. Simply select a condition from the drop-down menu and the price charged by hospitals across the country is displayed on the Google Map.

A green marker indicates the cheapest prices within the map’s boundaries. A red marker signifies the most expensive prices. The map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/56hyFGcxQlw/mapping-us-medical-prices.html

Find Something Fun to do with Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Dec 7, 2013

The weekend is here, so let the fun begin. First off let’s find something fun to do on MapDays.

MapDays is a Google Map of events happening in your local area. You can use the map to find upcoming events by location and by specific dates. The map shows EventBrite events and also events added by the application’s users.

MapDays also includes a useful route planning function that can help you

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/eI9r0knaJmo/find-something-fun-to-do-with-google.html

The 50 Most Violent Cities in the World

Category: Google Maps | Dec 6, 2013

Looking at this map of the 50 Most Violent Cities In The World it seems best to avoid South, Central and North America if you possibly can. Those Americans are dangerous.

The map shows the 50 most violent cities in the world as reported in this Business Insider report. Apart from three cities in South Africa all the cities are located in the Americas. According to the report San Pedro Sula,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/OSErxeKFo8Y/the-50-most-violent-cities-in-world.html

Salem Building Ages Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Dec 5, 2013

This year there have been a lot of maps dedicated to showing the age of buildings around the world.

So far on Google Maps Mania we have featured: Houses of Moscow, Age of Greater Reykjavík the Five Boroughs: Building Age NYC, Brooklyn’s Past and Present, CitySDK’s & the The iBag Viewer age of buildings in the Netherlands, Ljubljana Building Ages, Portland, Oregon: The Age of a City and 

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/aRuS1w1Ymh4/salem-building-ages-mapped.html

Archaeology on Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Dec 5, 2013

Archaeology in Greece Online has created a Google Map of the latest archaeological discoveries made in Greece and Cyprus.

The map allows you to search for the latest discoveries and archaeological field projects by region, period and keyword. It is also possible to search the map by year. Each mapped report includes a short introduction to the archaeological site and a link to view the full

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/qIQYzYNyRS0/archaeology-on-google-maps.html

The Annual Google Santa Tracker

Category: Google Maps | Dec 5, 2013

Every year on Christmas Eve Google releases a live map tracking Santa’s progress around the globe as he delivers presents to the world’s children. Between now and Christmas Eve you can visit the Santa Tracker webpage and everyday play a different Santa related game.

Alongside the games the Santa Tracker website features a prominent countdown revealing how many days, hours and minutes until

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/hbcU2sYkCv4/the-annual-google-santa-tracker.html

The Finding Jesus Map

Category: Google Maps | Dec 4, 2013

Have you found Jesus? Then you are not the only one. People around the world are finding Jesus in the most unlikely places; in food, on trees and in household items.

The Jesus Face Database is mapping sightings people have made of Jesus in objects around the globe. The map even includes the face of Jesus found on Google Maps in a field in Hungary.

Jesus is not the only holy figure to appear

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/J2aipiTQbKY/the-finding-jesus-map.html

The Plastic Fan Detector

Category: Google Maps | Dec 4, 2013

The unwritten law of tribal football support is that you support your local team (for life). If you end up supporting a non-local football team then you will forever be known as a plastic fan and a glory hunter.

It’s harsh I know but thems the rules.

If you want to find out which football team that you should support then enter your address into Your Nearest Football Ground. You will then be

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/eXaIOBSNEIg/the-plastic-fan-detector.html

Map Your Political Representatives

Category: Google Maps | Dec 3, 2013

Map Your Representatives is a handy application that helps you find out who your political representatives are, from local councilor up to the President himself, simply by clicking on a Google Map.

Enter your zip-code or address into the search bar and a pin will be dropped on your location. The page will then automatically scroll down to reveal all your local political representatives.

The

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