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Help Geotag New York’s History

Category: Google Maps | Jul 18, 2017

You can now help the New York Public Library geotag its collection of vintage photographs of New York City. The NYPL’s new Surveyor map is a citizen science project designed to hep the library index its collections of historical photographs by location.

Visit the new Surveyor website and you will be shown a vintage photograph from the NYPL collection. All you have to do is show the location

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/v-QZcZC__us/help-geotag-new-yorks-history.html

The Five Maps of Westeros

Category: Google Maps | Jul 18, 2017

Interactive maps of Westeros seem to get cut down and eviscerated as often as the Hands of the King. As yet another new season of a Game of Thrones begins it is time once again to take stock of our favorite interactive maps of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy world.

Web of Allegiances is an interactive map of Game of Thrones which shows you where the Great Houses reside and the many entangled

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/uHdgdXcKzIk/the-five-maps-of-westeros.html

The Musical Map of New Orleans

Category: Google Maps | Jul 17, 2017

New Orleans is well known for its incredibly rich musical history. You can now explore this history by taking one of a number of guided mapped tours of the city. The maps were created by New Orleans community radio station WWOZ.

A Closer Walk currently includes nine interactive mapped walks of New Orleans, each one exploring a different aspect of the city’s musical history. The tours themselves

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/BcnFY11uA1U/the-musical-map-of-new-orleans.html

Pollen & Pollution Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Jul 17, 2017

The Natural Resources Defense Council has released an interactive Air Quality map of the United States. The map shows the number of days when the concentration of ozone exceeds safe levels. The map also shows areas which suffer from high levels of ragweed pollen.

You can use the map to see the historical tendency for both high ozone and pollen levels at your location. The map also includes a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/GJku9zqZzoU/mapping-air-quality.html

Mapping Marine Metals

Category: Google Maps | Jul 17, 2017

The Royal Society has been exploring the future possible exploitation of the world’s oceans. The Royal Society’s ‘Future of Oceans’ project in particular examines two ocean based resources – “metals from the deep ocean floor and the application of the genetics and chemicals produced by marine life”.

The Future Oceans Resources Map is used to visualize where these marine resources exist in the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/W5ALfoGLxSY/mapping-marine-oceans.html

Botox for Street View

Category: Google Maps | Jul 16, 2017

Does your neighborhood look run-down and neglected? Then you need Google’s new Botox for Street View.

Google’s machine learning ‘Creatism’ system is able to enhance and improve the appearance of Street View images from Google Maps. You can judge for yourself how good Creatism is at improving Street View images on this showcase of photos. The showcase provides examples of Street View images

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/BYwJxfJA2Tw/botox-for-street-view.html

20 Ways to Map an Election

Category: Google Maps | Jul 15, 2017

Donald Trump, according to the New York Times, keeps a collection of printed election maps in the dining room next to the Oval Office. He likes to hand out copies of this election maps to White House visitors when they leave. President Trump’s election map is a choropleth map, which shows all the counties of the United States colored by the party which won the 2016 election. Donald Trump likes

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/3uA8g3f0t8o/20-ways-to-map-election.html

The Age of Agglomerations

Category: Google Maps | Jul 14, 2017

The Age of Agglomerations is a new study and data visualization exploring some of the major urban agglomerations around the world. The research and visualization was completed by Urbica for the Moscow Urban Forum 2017.

The data visualization tool at the heart of the Age of Agglomerations allows you to explore demographic, commuting and other data about the featured cities displayed on

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/6iYJIoB9oQU/the-age-of-agglomerations.html

House Prices Per Square Metre

Category: Google Maps | Jul 14, 2017

I’m currently thinking about buying a larger house than my small place in east London. To do this I need to find an area where house prices are cheaper than east London. Unfortunately the cost of property in my search area (south east England) is very expensive and there aren’t many places where I can afford to move.

That’s why I’ve been using Anna Powell-Smith’s House Prices Per Square Metre

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/jwHvzfMJ7Ag/house-prices-per-square-metre.html

Map Your Trips Around the World

Category: Google Maps | Jul 13, 2017

Lim Chee Aun has spent a huge amount of time and effort creating an interactive map which will probably interest nobody except for Lim Chee Aun. Actually that’s not true. It interests me and it will interest anyone else who loves beautifully designed interactive maps.

Cheeaun Earth is a map of Lim Chee Aun’s Forsquare check-ins around the world. There is a lot to admire in this map. It

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/pbwDfixPchk/map-your-trips-around-world.html