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A Game of Thrones Filming Locations

Category: Google Maps | Aug 8, 2017

It is said that long ago, before the Doom when dragons still flew above the towers of Tyria, Valyrian wizards could use the magic of obsidian candles to see across vast distances. A wizard could light a candle in the Valyrian Freehold in Essos and instantly spy on the Hand of the King, across the Narrow Sea in the Red Keep of King’s Landing.

With the rebirth of the dragons the magic of

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When Was Indianapolis Built?

Category: Google Maps | Aug 7, 2017

This When Was Indianapolis Built interactive map shows the age of construction of buildings in the city of Indianapolis. The color of the building footprints on the map show the year of build.

The map shows the geographical distribution of the age of buildings in Indianapolis. The accompanying bar chart visualizes the temporal distribution of construction in the city, showing the number of

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The Car Crime Map

Category: Google Maps | Aug 7, 2017

It can take a thief as little as 10 seconds to break into your car. It is therefore important that you park and leave your car somewhere safe. But where is safe?

Co-op Insurance has released an interactive map to help UK car drivers see where vehicle crime is most frequent. Enter your location into Park Smart and you can view the location of nearby car crimes that have occurred in the last

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Here Be Lots of Monsters

Category: Google Maps | Aug 4, 2017

Mythical Creatures and Where to Find Them is the definitive atlas to all the world’s strangest creatures. Whether you’re a hunter of dragons, yeti, vampires or niki-nankas then this is the map for you.

This custom designed fantasy styled map includes information about a number of mythical creatures. If you select a marker on the map you can learn more about the selected creature and where in

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The Underwater Search for Flight MH370

Category: Google Maps | Aug 4, 2017

During the search for the missing aircraft Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 the Australian Transport Safety Bureau were responsible for conducting underwater search operations. Part of this search included a bathymetric survey to create a detailed map of the sea floor topography in the search area. In one of the largest marine surveys ever conducted the ATSB collected 710,000 square kilometres

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nWu5HA-6bvI/the-underwater-search-for-flight-mh370.html

Do You Know Where Ireland Is?

Category: Google Maps | Aug 3, 2017

The UK has just one land border (Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland). With only this one land border you would think that the residents of the UK would be able to identify Ireland on a map.

Unfortunately 1 in 10 Britons can’t accurately identify the Republic of Ireland on an atlas. 10% of Britons taking GoCompare’s ‘How Well Do You Know Europe’ online quiz

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CNZN4T94Qmk/do-you-know-where-ireland-is.html

Passchendaele 360

Category: Google Maps | Aug 3, 2017

“I died in hell – they called it Passchendaele.”

 – Siegfried Sassoon

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Passchendaele, the First World War campaign that lasted from from July to November 1917.

The opening assault of the battle took place in heavy rain. In this heavy downpour the low lying land was churned up by the men, horses, equipment and heavy

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Every Solar Eclipse for 150 Years

Category: Google Maps | Aug 2, 2017

A few weeks ago the Washington Post released an interactive globe showing all the solar eclipses happening around the world between now and your 100th birthday. Enter your year of birth into Here’s Every Total Solar Eclipse Happening in Your Lifetime and the path of every solar eclipse happening in your lifetime will be shown on the interactive globe.

Well – maybe not all the eclipses in your

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The Rise of Opioid Overdoses

Category: Google Maps | Aug 2, 2017

US Senator for Utah Mike Lee has released an interactive map showing Unintentional Opioid Overdose Deaths. The map uses mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The senator’s Leaflet map shows the rise in opioid overdose deaths at county level from 1979 to 2015. Using the timeline you can select to view the number of overdose deaths for any five year period in these

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Digital Dreams & Electric Sheep

Category: Google Maps | Aug 2, 2017

UK based artist Memo Akten has trained machine learning algorithms on tens of thousands of paintings in the Google Art Project. He then presented his machine learning algorithms with a virtual paintbrush and canvas to see what they could create for themselves. You can view the results in Learning to Dream, a gallery of 24 works of art created by Memo’s generative adversarial network.

The

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