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A Google Map of this Baseball Nation

Category: Google Maps | Apr 24, 2014

The New York Times has mapped where the fans of America’s baseball teams live. The newspaper has taken data from Facebook to create a Google Map that allows you to explore baseball fandom in the USA down to county level.

Using the location data of Facebook users, who have declared support for a baseball team in their profiles, the New York Times has produced this Map of the Baseball Nation.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/oMo4ApmLLVA/a-google-map-of-this-baseball-nation.html

The Seattle Upcoming Events Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 24, 2014

The Living City Map is an events guide map for Seattle and Portland. The map allows you to view upcoming events in either city by location, date and by category.

You can filter the upcoming events displayed on the map by date and by a number of categories, including music, theater and visual art. A nice feature of the map is that if you select a venue on the map you can view all the upcoming

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/s1VXnvBJ6I0/the-seattle-upcoming-events-map.html

Vikings Live on Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Apr 24, 2014

The British Museum has devised an ingenious Google Map’s based campaign to promote the cinematic release of Vikings Live. Today, in 380 UK cinemas and in 50 cinemas around the world, the British Museum are screening a live guided tour of the museum’s Vikings exhibition.

Rather than create a simple cinema finder map for the event the British Museum has released a Google Map which also shows the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/MTEFEG_Q0A0/vikings-live-on-google-maps.html

Time Traveling in Street View

Category: Google Maps | Apr 23, 2014

Now that Google Maps are offering you the chance to go back in time and re-visit updated Street View imagery I thought it might be an appropriate moment to remind you of my own Street View time-traveling map.

There and Then superimposes vintage film footage on top of Street View to help transport you back to a different age. Using the map you can view vintage film of 1930’s San Francisco,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/2c2NNa0QPNw/time-traveling-in-street-view.html

Time Travel with Street View

Category: Google Maps | Apr 23, 2014

Over the next few days the new look Google Maps is rolling out a new feature to all users, which will allow you to travel back in time with Street View.

Now when you browse Street View on Google Maps you might spot a clock icon in the upper left-hand corner of the Street View image. When you click on the clock you will be able to browse through and view historical Street View images that Google

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/N99P7dDhRYk/time-travel-with-street-view.html

The Music Genre Heat Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 23, 2014

Movoto has created an interactive map that visualizes the popularity of different music genres throughout the USA.

The All American Music Map displays heat maps showing the popularity of a number of different genres of music by location. The map reveals that the spiritual home of Indie and Punk is on the West Coast. Unsurprisingly Country music seems most at home in Nashville.

Movoto has also

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/cokWV1eoKnE/the-music-genre-heat-map.html

Enter the Story Map Competition

Category: Google Maps | Apr 23, 2014

Using Esri Story Maps
is a simple way to create interesting mapped narratives about any
subject. Esri Story Maps provide a number of easy to use templates that
allow you to combine map and satellite views with multimedia and other
interactive features to create an interactive mapped presentation.

Now Story Map users can also enter the Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest. There are four

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/XyJZtPcsBVI/enter-story-map-competition.html

Donut Holes in International Waters

Category: Google Maps | Apr 22, 2014

Donut Holes in International Waters is an interactive map showing who has sovereignty over seas around the world.

The map also highlights ‘doughnut holes’, areas in the sea which lie within 200 nautical miles of two different countries but are of equal distance from each country. Doughnut holes are designated as international waters.

To create the map the author, Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, had to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/dCXG91mOoRs/donut-holes-in-international-waters.html

Map Your Retirement

Category: Google Maps | Apr 22, 2014

I really don’t want to live in Florida but according to Map My Retirement that’s where I should spend my golden years.

Map My Retirement asks you a series of questions about your lifestyle, pursuits and personal interests and then recommends where you should spend your retirement. For me the recommended location was Florida. Luckily, for those of us who don’t like Map My Retirement’s initial

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/1a1Abhop1cM/map-your-retirement.html

The Isodistance Google Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 22, 2014

The Road Network Isodistance Map is a Google Maps based experiment which shows the extent you can travel by road within a specified distance of a given location. If you enter a distance to travel and right click on the map to set the location the extent you can travel from that point on any road is shaded on the map in green.

The routing comes from OpenStreetMap and only works for Austin.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/p35Dg6qYT0I/the-isodistance-google-map.html