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Real-Time Trams in Budapest

Category: Google Maps | Apr 9, 2014

Hungarian map portal Utcakereso has now added the option to view the locations of live buses, subway trains and trams in Budapest. Utcakereso is an OpenStreetMap based mapping portal to Hungarian addresses, businesses and real-estate property. The site now includes the option to view BKV (the Budapest public transit system) vehicles moving in real-time.

The live public transit option allows

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The Zombie Manor of Death on Street View

Category: Google Maps | Apr 8, 2014

You can now explore the Zombie Manor of Death using Google Maps Street View. The Zombie Manor is an 18th Century English country house that is now haunted by the living dead.

At weekends teams of zombie hunters pay good money to risk life and limb by taking on the zombies in the Zombie Manor. The safer option is to visit the manor house for free on Street View.

In capturing these Street View,

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Google Maps at the Webby’s

Category: Google Maps | Apr 8, 2014

There are only 16 days left until this year’s Webby Awards. As ever Google Maps features prominently in a number of the nominated websites. Here are just a few of our favorite websites that are contenders for this year’s awards.

 
Find a Spring is a community driven database and Google Map of natural springs around the world. If you select a spring’s map marker you can view details about the

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Classic Album Covers on Street View

Category: Google Maps | Apr 8, 2014

Ever since Google launched its 360 degree interactive imagery music
fans have been using Street View to find and tour the locations of
famous album covers

Back in 2009 the NME created this Musical Tour of London with Google Street View, providing links to Street View locations where a number of classic album covers were taken in the UK capital. BuzzFeed also put together a collection of

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Human Evolution Maps

Category: Google Maps | Apr 8, 2014

Six million years ago hominins split from a common ancestor with chimps. Fossils finds reveal that
hominins then diversified into many different species, including one, ‘Homo sapiens sapiens’ which developed and eventually spread all around the world.

The New Scientist has released an interactive map of early hominin fossil finds. How the Upright Ape Conquered the World displays the locations

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/pE_45oUwYq8/human-evolution-maps.html

A Game of Thrones Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Apr 7, 2014

I think I’ve spotted the latest trend in online mapping – The Game of Thrones. I’ve no idea why this week of all weeks there is such a huge interest in George Martin’s series of fantasy novels ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’. Maybe Amazon has got a sale on.

Game of Thrones is an Esri StoryMap of Westeros and Essos. The map sidebar includes links to important locations on the two continents. If you

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Do you live near a nuclear power plant?

Category: Google Maps | Apr 7, 2014

This Esri map can help you find out how near you live to a nuclear power plant. Enter your address or zip-code into the How close am I to a nuclear power plant? map and you can discover where the nearest nuclear power plants to your home are situated.

The map draws lines from your home to the five nearest power plants and tells you the distance to each. The map includes the 10 and 50 mile

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Mapping 129 Years of the New York Times

Category: Google Maps | Apr 7, 2014

The New York Time has used the Leaflet.js mapping library to provide an interactive interface that allows you to browse through 129 years of New York Times back editions. You can use the application to read through a number of historical events as reported in the New York Times at the time, including the shooting of President Lincoln, the sinking of the Titanic and the landing of the first men

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/u6fOwUkeWsk/mapping-129-years-of-new-york-times.html

The Couch Runners London Marathon Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 7, 2014

The 34th London Marathon will take place next Sunday. To help couch marathon runners train for the exhausting effort of watching the marathon on TV Explore Marathon has released a Street View animation of the whole London Marathon route.

The application allows you to simply press play and sit back and watch a first person view of the whole of the London Marathon course. During your tour of

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The Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Apr 6, 2014

Google Night Walk
is an amazing narrated Street View tour of Marseilles at night. Google
Night Walk takes you on an immersive journey through the lively Cours
Julien neighbourhood of Marseille. During this Street View tour of night-time
Marseilles you are treated to an audio narrated guide by Julie and Christophe, two
urban storytellers, who help explain the living history of the city.

To

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