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The Map of ISIS Murdered Journalists

Category: Google Maps | Jun 9, 2016

The Committee to Protect Journalists has recorded the deaths of at least 27 journalists, murdered by Islamic State since 2013. Another 11 journalists are missing, feared dead.

The CPJ has mapped How Islamic State Silences the Press, showing where and when each of the journalists were killed. The map includes a CartoDB Torque animated mode, providing a chronological view of when the murdered

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Mapping NATO Military Exercises

Category: Google Maps | Jun 8, 2016

NATO is currently involved in the biggest war game in Eastern Europe since the Cold War. Over ten days 31,000 troops from 24 countries will participate in land & air operations in Poland as part of ‘Anaconda 2016’.

Anaconda 2016 is only one of around 150 different military exercises that NATO and its partners will undertake this year. Al Jazeera has created an interactive map showing the

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eSports Strategy Maps

Category: Google Maps | Jun 8, 2016

Stratuga is using Leaflet.js to build a platform that allows computer game players to create personal strategy & tactical maps for their favorite computer games. In essence Stratuga provides a number of interactive maps of computer game worlds which anyone can annotate, draw paths on or add markers to.

Using JavaScript mapping libraries to provide interactive maps of computer game worlds is

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Putting the Art into Cartography

Category: Google Maps | Jun 8, 2016

I’ve always wondered why interactive mapping platforms are not used more often to present and explore famous works of art. Paintings can be easily imported into any of the popular mapping platforms. Users can then use the panning and zooming tools to explore a painting and developers can use markers and other mapping tools to highlight and explain important features within the art.

You can see

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Mapping the Fortune 500

Category: Google Maps | Jun 7, 2016

Every year Fortune ranks the top 500 companies in the U.S. based on their yearly revenue. This year they have also published a map of the Fortune 500 based on the location of each corporation’s company headquarters.

The size of the blue circles on the Visualize The Fortune 500 Map map represent the size of each company’s revenue. You can adjust the corporations displayed on the map by their

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Messenger’s Mapping of Mercury

Category: Google Maps | Jun 7, 2016

Between 2011 and 2015 NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft orbited Mercury, studying the planet’s chemical composition, geology, and magnetic field.

Melown’s 3d Map of Mercury uses imagery collected by Messenger to provide an interactive 3d globe of the planet. The map includes four different imagery layers: natural color, morphology, false color and enhanced color.

The map itself was created with

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Soccer – the Multitcultural Game

Category: Google Maps | Jun 7, 2016

Euro 2016: The Multicultural Championship is an interactive map which shows the ancestry of players in this year’s UEFA European Championship. 24 European nations are competing in the competition. However many other countries around the world will be represented by players who have migrated from or who have ancestry in those countries.

You can select any of the 24 national teams playing in the

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Bernie’s Donors Map

Category: Google Maps | Jun 6, 2016

The Los Angeles Times has created a map showing the total number of contributions made to Bernie Sanders in every zip-code area of the USA. Who Gives Money to Bernie Sanders? maps nearly 7 million individual donations to Sanders’ presidential nomination campaign.

If you select a zip-code area on the map you can view how much money has been donated to Sanders in the neighborhood and the per

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The Groundwater Quality Map

Category: Google Maps | Jun 6, 2016

About half of the U.S. population relies on groundwater for drinking water. The United States Geological Survey is responsible for the National Water Quality Assessment Project, assessing water-quality conditions and whether these conditions are improving or deteriorating over time.

The results of these changing conditions are available in a new USGS interactive map, A Decadal Look at

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Easy Story Maps

Category: Google Maps | Jun 6, 2016

Scroll driven maps can be a great way to tell a story using text, images and your own choice of maps. It is possible to create your own scroll driven story maps using any of the main mapping platforms. Alternatively you can save yourself a lot of work by using a simple Story Map template, like Mapme Stories, CartoDB’s Odyssey or Esri Story Maps.

The Mapme map creation tool includes Mapme

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