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Thank Sampson County this Thanksgiving

Category: Google Maps | Nov 23, 2016

If you live in North Carolina there is a good chance that your Thanksgiving turkey comes from Sampson County. According to the USDA farm census Sampson County sold 16,394,921 turkeys in 2006.

If you want to know where your turkey, sweet potatoes, green berries and cranberries were raised or grown then you should browse Esri’s Where Did Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From? interactive map. To

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/PerGzA6cDl4/thank-sampson-county-this-thanksgiving.html

Mapping Montreal’s Hot Spot of Crime

Category: Google Maps | Nov 23, 2016

The Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest is the robbery center of Montreal. At least that is one conclusion that can be drawn from a new interactive crime map of the city.

Vue Sur la Sécurité Publique is an interactive map of crimes reported to the police in Montreal since the beginning of 2015. The map allows you to view the locations of a number of different crimes that have been reported to the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/sAXeZU_X5uY/mapping-montreals-hot-spot-of-crime.html

Scotland’s Mountain Bike Trails

Category: Google Maps | Nov 22, 2016

Scottish Mountain Biking Trails uses the Cesium 3d mapping library to show the location of all of Scotland’s mountain bike trail centers. The site also provides video tours of every single mountain bike trail on the map

If you select a marker associated with a mountain biking center on the map you can view details of the facilities available. Each route of a center’s available mountain bike

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/q-YLrdVLuGs/scotlands-mountain-bike-trails.html

Hiking with Street View

Category: Google Maps | Nov 21, 2016

The Anacostia Tributary
Trail System allows you to explore nearly 63 miles of hiking trails along and around the Anacostia River with 360 degree panoramic imagery. The map shows all the available trails in the system and allows you to virtually walk each and every trail with custom street view imagery.

The street view imagery includes a handy automatic play feature that allows you to take a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CMArddGfoz4/hiking-with-street-view.html

Mapped Picture Search

Category: Google Maps | Nov 21, 2016

Pic4Carto is an easy and simple way to find open sourced photographs of any location in the world. Simply click on the Pic4Carto interactive map and you can find photographs of that location from Flickr, Mapillary and Wikimedia.

Pic4Carto has been designed to help OpenStreetMap editors add details to the world map. It enables OSM editors to quickly find street level photographs of any location

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/EHA6Ub6Wyj0/mapped-picture-search.html

Dutch Immigration

Category: Google Maps | Nov 19, 2016

German and Belgian born residents of the Netherlands don’t like to stray too far from their respective motherlands. The Multicultikaart interactive map of foreign born residents of the Netherlands shows that both German and Belgian born residents are most concentrated along the borders of the country where they were born.

The Multicultikaart uses data from the Dutch Central Bureau of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/S6N_LJum740/dutch-immigration.html

Alternative Energy in the UK

Category: Google Maps | Nov 17, 2016

The UK Data Explorer has released an interactive map of Operational UK Renewable Electricity Sites. The map shows the location of wind farms, hydroelectric power stations, solar farms and other forms of renewable energy.

The markers are color coded on the map by type of renewable energy and are sized to represent the maximum power output of the renewable energy site. You can click on the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/r40vtd5MSfk/alternative-energy-in-uk.html

The 3D Map of the Cultural Landscape

Category: Google Maps | Nov 16, 2016

The Google Arts and Culture team has teamed up with digital interaction artist Cyril Diagne to create a 3D map from hundreds of thousands of individual works of art.

The t-SNE Map creates a 3d virtual landscape from thousands of paintings shared with Google by art museums and galleries across the globe. The map uses Machine Learning algorithms to organize the artworks by visual similarity. The

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/110aj7viNj0/the-3d-map-of-cultural-landscape.html

How Big is Trump’s Wall?

Category: Google Maps | Nov 16, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has presumably begun the detailed construction plans for the Trump Wall and started to send out the invoices to Mexico for the construction costs. From Donald Trump’s detailed policy plans we know that the Trump Wall will be up to 15 meters high, made of concrete and steel (but also possibly fencing) and will be 3,200 kilometers long.

If you are having difficulty

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/NKW4_lcDMRs/how-big-is-trumps-wall.html

The Periodic Table Interactive Map

Category: Google Maps | Nov 15, 2016

The Periodic Table Map is an interactive map of the periodic table. The table uses the familiar controls used in interactive maps (zooming & panning) to allow you to explore and discover information about the chemical elements.

As you zoom in on the periodic table map more information is revealed about each of the chemical elements. Zoom right in on an element on the map and you can view

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/zpngBHZdsYs/the-periodic-table-interactive-map.html