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Find a Bike Route

Category: Google Maps | Apr 7, 2017

BikeRoll is a new bike route planning application which can help you find the best way to get from A to B on two wheels. The application provides an easy to use map tool to find, plan and save bike routes.

BikeRoll has a simple and intuitive interface which is designed to make planning a bike route as easy as possible. You can request a bike route by simply clicking twice on the map to set

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The World’s Highest Mountains

Category: Google Maps | Apr 6, 2017

Peaks and Valleys is an impressive 3D tour of the Earth’s tallest mountains and deepest canyons. This Esri Story Map takes you on a journey from the tip of Mount Everest to the world’s lowest valleys, desert basins and inland seas.

As you scroll through Peaks and Valleys the map automatically flies around the world to show each continent’s highest mountains in glorious 3D. If you want to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Fbds6FqQOjs/the-worlds-highest-mountains.html

Air Pollution Near Schools

Category: Google Maps | Apr 6, 2017

Greenpeace has released a map showing all nurseries and schools in England and Wales that are located near dangerously polluted roads. Currently there are at least 2,092 educational institutions that are within 150 metres of a road breaching the legal limit for NO2 pollution.

Greenpeace’s Road Pollution map shows the pollution levels of motorways and A roads and the locations of schools and

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/rVL-devPuIQ/air-pollution-near-schools.html

The Water Quality of US Streams & Rivers

Category: Google Maps | Apr 5, 2017

A new interactive map from the USGS allows you to see whether the water quality of US streams and rivers has improved or decreased over the last few decades. The Water-Quality Changes in the Nation’s Streams and Rivers¬†map shows water quality trends in waterways since the beginning of the 1970’s.

The colored arrows on the USGS map show which streams and rivers have improved in water quality

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/fCy05nSK1T4/the-water-quality-of-us-streams-rivers.html

The 2017 Terrorist Attacks Map.

Category: Google Maps | Apr 5, 2017

According to Wikipedia’s List of Terrorist Incidents in 2017 over 2,000 people have already been killed in terrorist attacks this year. You can see where those terrorist attacks took place on the 2017 Terrorist Attacks map. This map from PeaceTech Lab uses the data from Wikipedia’s chronology of terrorist attacks to show where attacks have taken place around the globe.

The locations of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/4LUIQdM-EKs/the-2017-terrorist-attacks-map.html

Bear Tracking in Yosemite Park

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2017

The Bear Management Team at Yosemite National Park has released a bear tracking map which allows you to follow the progress of three of the park’s black bears. The Yosemite Bear Tracker Map displays the position of each bear and three tracks showing their movements over the last 30 days.

If you select a bear’s marker on the map you can view details on how far it has traveled today and how far

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nLPhdpDT7QM/bear-tracking-in-yosemite-park.html

New York’s Mountains of Crime

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2017

NYC Crime Trends is a 3D mapped visualization of New York crime data. The application shows three months worth of crime as an elevation layer on top of a map of New York. These new mountains & valleys of New York show where crime is more & less prevalent in the city.

You can view the crime trends in a New York neighborhood simply by clicking on a location on the map. A blue 3D mesh shows the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Xu51gEyi7lA/new-yorks-mountains-of-crime.html

How Long to Drive?

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2017

Isochrone maps are proving very popular this year. In just the first three months of 2017 Maps Mania has featured travel time maps from Isoscope, farfrom.io, walkshed.js and TravelTime. These isochrone maps are now joined by TimeToAnywhere.

TimeToAnywhere is an interactive map which shows you how far you can drive in the UK for different lengths of time. The map is very easy to use. Just

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Z6HEGt1GFwA/how-long-to-drive.html

Mapping ESA’s Mission to Mars

Category: Google Maps | Apr 3, 2017

The Russian space agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency plan to search for life on Mars. The ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) mission will land a rover on Mars to search for bio-signatures of Martian life. The two space agencies have now whittled down the possible landing site of the ExoMars 2020 rover to just two locations on Mars. The two remaining candidate landing sites have been

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nLA0vyX5F4c/mapping-esas-mission-to-mars.html

The Northern Irish Divide

Category: Google Maps | Apr 3, 2017

Dot maps are a great way to visualize racial segregation. They can also be really useful for visualizing religious and political divides. The Detail has released a new interactive dot map which shows how twenty years after the end of the Troubles in Northern Ireland Catholics and Protestants still choose to live in separate communities.

The N.I. Region Map uses historical census data to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/KNvFJLdhOI0/the-northern-irish-divide.html