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Mapping 3G Coverage in Pakistan

Category: Google Maps | Jun 15, 2015

The Pakistan 3G Coverage Map shows you which cities in Pakistan have 3G coverage. The map provides a useful guide to which mobile phone operators offer 3G coverage in different Pakistani cities.

The map allows you to select different individual mobile phone operators to see where they have 3G coverage. You can also select an individual province in the map sidebar to zoom-in on an area on the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/2DxL-ls2qn0/mapping-3g-coverage-in-pakistan.html

The Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Jun 14, 2015

According to this map the world’s straightest roads are in the American Mid-West and the Canadian prairies. How Straight or Bendy are the World’s Roads
is a Leaflet powered map showing the straightness of the world’s roads
(or at least all the roads that have so far been added to
OpenStreetMap).

Each road on OpenStreetMap has been given a ‘bendyness ratio’, which was
calculated by dividing

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/yF_wQmgQFLQ/the-maps-of-week.html

The Marauders Map

Category: Google Maps | Jun 14, 2015

I was watching Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban last night and it occurred to me that I still haven’t seen a good interactive version of the Marauders Map. I had a couple of hours free this morning so I decided to give it a go.

I’m not entirely happy with my Marauders Map but I thought I’d share it any way. I styled OpenStreetMap map tiles using Mapbox Studio. Looking at images online

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/y5U48kcQxlk/the-marauders-map.html

Picturing the Sunset

Category: Google Maps | Jun 13, 2015

One of the most popular tags on Instagram is ‘sunset’. Thanks to Michelle Chandra you can now view all the sunset and sunrise photos posted to Instagram in the past 24 hours on a map of the world.

In All Our Yesterday’s Michelle has created two maps; one for sunrise photos and one for pictures of the sunset. Click on any of the markers on either of the maps and you can view a thumbnail of the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/s9MfWNzEy7s/picturing-sunset.html

Mapping the Great Outdoors

Category: Google Maps | Jun 13, 2015

Hikers, anglers, climbers and other outdoor enthusiasts now have their very own map. The Natural Atlas is a new community driven map for those who love the great outdoors.

Natural Atlas is built upon OpenStreetMap data. The map however has been lovingly styled to provide all the information that the outdoor enthusiast will need from a map. This includes contour lines, tree cover and water

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/ZO0b_imZn0Y/mapping-great-outdoors.html

Top 10 Accessible Cities

Category: Google Maps | Jun 12, 2015

The Top 10 Most Job Accessible Cities in the U.S. is an Esri map showing the U.S. cities with the most jobs accessible within 30 minutes of walking or public transit.

New York wins the prize for the most accessible jobs. If you use the thumbnail scroller running along the bottom of the map you can view the other top nine accessible cities. Each city includes a heat map layer showing where the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/VTsAvOxYbHk/top-10-accessible-cities.html

War Photos Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Jun 12, 2015

One very popular use of Street View is to use Google’s panoramic imagery in conjunction with historical photographs. By superimposing vintage photographs on top of Google Maps Street View it is possible to show how views have changed over time. It is particularly poignant when Street View is used with photographs taken during war time.

Invisible Works has a new take on mapping vintage war

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/NJN5FOVpe7A/war-photos-mapped.html

Supercharged Street View Speedway

Category: Google Maps | Jun 11, 2015

Do you ever get bored with slowly clicking through Street View on Google Maps? If so then you need the Indycar Speed Simulator.

Share your location with Honda’s new Street View application. The Indycar Speed Simulator will then devise a race-track on the streets around your house. You can then experience the thrill of driving at 200 mph around your neighborhood via a Street View animation of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/bh7LipQ9ByQ/supercharged-street-view-speedway.html

The 606 Map

Category: Google Maps | Jun 11, 2015

The 606 is a new linear park in Chicago which was created from the disused elevated Bloomingdale Line railway.

You can explore the new 2.7 mile elevated linear park on the 606 Map. The map shows the location of the new park and all the access points along its length. You can also use the map to find nearby parks, points of interest and nearby public transit stops.

Unfortunately a little

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/wJejodI9TvY/the-606-map.html

Sunset in Paris

Category: Google Maps | Jun 11, 2015

Paris while the sun sets is one of the most romantic place on Earth – if you can find the right location.

Google has therefore created a mapped guide to where you can best experience Paris on long balmy summer evenings. The map is full of suggestions of things that you can do and places that you can visit outside in the French capital, while you enjoy the setting sun.

Les Heures Magiques

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/QfpobzAEBAA/sunset-in-paris.html