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The Strava Speed Map

Category: Google Maps | Aug 1, 2017

There are quite a few mapped visualizations which show you the most popular routes for cyclists and joggers who use the popular sports tracking apps. These heat maps are great for discovering the most used roads and routes by cyclists and joggers but they don’t tell you much else about the roads and routes used by all those users.

The Strava Activities Map has a different approach to mapping

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/_DDaW2C4NpE/the-strava-speed-map.html

The Irish Singles Map

Category: Google Maps | Aug 1, 2017

If you are looking for love in Ireland then you need the Irish Singles Map. This interactive map from the Irish Central Statistics Office uses data from the 2016 census to show you where all the single men & women are living in Ireland.

You can consult the map to find locations nearby with the most singles. For example, if you live in Dublin, you should head for a night out in Maynooth, where

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/LDFc0xFYL00/the-irish-singles-map.html

How to Make a Hurricane Map

Category: Google Maps | Jul 31, 2017

Esri’s Maps We Love is a great collection of interactive maps. It also contains some great insider tips for making great maps. For each map in the collection Esri explores what makes the map work and how the map was made.

The latest addition to the collection is the How-To: Hurricane Map. This Esri Story Map is itself a lesson in cartography as it provides a step-by-step tutorial as to how and

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/aHZOhZHYuzk/how-to-make-hurricane-map.html

The Beer Capital of the USA

Category: Google Maps | Jul 31, 2017

Santa Rosa is the beer capital of the USA. The Pudding has mapped microbreweries across the country and determined that if you love craft beer then you should move to this Californian town.

In What City is the Microbrewery Capital of the US┬áThe Pudding looks at the number and quality of microbreweries and brewpubs to determine the top 50 cities for beer drinkers. Using The Pudding’s criteria

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Z9Gb9S2pdQI/the-beer-capital-of-usa.html

The Movie Map of London

Category: Google Maps | Jul 31, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered where London based movies like ‘Notting Hill’, ‘Passport to Pimlico’ or ’10 Rillington Place’ were filmed then you need wonder no longer. The London Movie Map shows the filming locations of your favorite London based films.

The map is useful for finding movies which have been filmed near specific locations in London. It is less useful for discovering the locations where

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/ybobgkrYxfY/the-movie-map-of-london.html

Where’s JFK?

Category: Google Maps | Jul 30, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum want your help in mapping every single place in the world named for President Kennedy. Where in the World is JFK? shows the locations of schools, streets, parks and centers around the globe which bear the former president’s name.

If you want to help the museum map some of the locations that they haven’t discovered yet then you could explore

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/LB0rC8Zb56c/wheres-jfk.html

The Solar Eclipse Strip Map

Category: Google Maps | Jul 29, 2017

There are some wonderful interactive maps about this year’s solar eclipse that show you where & when you can view the eclipse and how much of an eclipse you might see. The Washington Post has now released an interactive map which allows you to explore the whole path of totality as the sun moves across the United States.

The Washington Post’s Travel the Path of the Solar Eclipse is a strip map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/GSVHrRR2xOY/the-solar-eclipse-strip-map.html

Maps Can Have Wind

Category: Google Maps | Jul 28, 2017

Everybody at Mapbox is working very hard to ensure that your maps can have wind. No sooner do we discover Lauren Budorick’s super fast animated weather map than Vladimir Agafonkin releases his own animated wind map.

The progenitor of Leaflet.js has created an Animated Wind Map which can “render a million particles at 60fps”. The map uses WebGL and what looks a little like magic. Although it is

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/sYX1PzvPABM/maps-can-have-wind.html

The Solar Eclipse Simulator

Category: Google Maps | Jul 28, 2017

Next month Americans will have the chance to see a solar eclipse. On Monday August 21st everyone in the United States, even Alaska and Hawaii, will be able to witness at least a partial solar eclipse. If you want to know how partial the eclipse will be where you live then you need to use the Solar Eclipse Simulator.

If you enter your zipcode into Vox’s Solar Eclipse Simulator you can view a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/uwxO6hN8704/the-solar-eclipse-simulator.html

How Big is Delaware?

Category: Google Maps | Jul 27, 2017

Icebergs are measured in Delawares. A Delaware is equivalent to two Luxembourgs.

The colossal iceberg, which recently separated from the Larsen C ice-shelf in Antarctica, has presented the media with a bit of a problem. Ever since the iceberg calved news editors up and down the land have been asking themselves,

‘How can we describe something this large?’

Most news organizations eventually

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Q39Hzztsrmw/how-big-is-delaware.html