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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

Mapping Melbourne’s Safe Spaces

Category: Google Maps | Apr 2, 2017

A new interactive map from Free To Be shows locations across Melbourne where women feel threatened and unsafe.

Plan International Australia’s Free To Be campaign gathered over 1,300 responses from women in Melbourne highlighting locations in the city where they feel safe or unsafe. The campaign used the CrowdSpot citizen reporting platform to collect women’s experiences of Melbourne’s streets.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Gp6Td8taxuo/mapping-melbournes-safe-spaces.html

Play Ms Pacman on Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Mar 31, 2017

Most years the Google Maps team manage to create something special for April Fools’ Day. One of the team’s best April Fools’ jokes was turning Google Maps into a fully working game of Pacman in 2015.

Google Maps Pacman was so successful that this year Google has decided to bring it back – only this year Pacman is wearing a ribbon. That’s right! If you open Google Maps on a desktop or on

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/VxXgUiHUCoM/ms-pacman-on-google-maps.html

How Does Your Commute Compare

Category: Google Maps | Mar 31, 2017

The average commuting time for the residents of Liguori, Missouri is 1.2 minutes. This is quite a lot quicker than the national average commuting time of 25.5 minutes.

If you want to know what the average commuting time is in your zipcode area then you can use Auto Accessories Garage’s interactive map of Average Commute Times. If you enter your commute time and zipcode into the map you find

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/wkoMiP14VCg/how-does-your-commute-compare.html

The Top 100 Cultural Landscapes in Spain

Category: Google Maps | Mar 30, 2017

Narrating Landscapes is a new interactive map designed to highlight some of the most interesting and beautiful locations in Spain. The map shows the locations of 100 of the most astonishing ‘cultural landscapes’ in Spain – places where there has been extraordinary interactions between man and the natural environment.

Like the cultural landscapes being showcased here the map itself is beautiful

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/zq9_q8JAZkk/the-top-100-cultural-landscapes-in-spain.html