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The World Map of Oil and Gas Exploitation

Category: Google Maps | Mar 30, 2014

Drilling Maps is a crowd-sourced map of health and safety issues near oil and gas operations. The map documents water & air quality pollution, and other issues related to oil and gas operations. The map also contains a vast amount of data about the location of oil and gas drilling sites and gas pipelines around the world.

The green markers on the map are oil and gas drilling sites, the pink

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/lRdegp24WIk/the-world-map-of-oil-and-gas.html

Adding Depth to the London Tube Map

Category: Google Maps | Mar 29, 2014

Harry Beck’s London Underground map is rightly lauded as an iconic landmark in the history of transit map design. However Harry Beck’s tube map is missing two important features: depth and live trains.

Luckily Bruno Imbrizi’s Experiment No.7 overcomes this deficiency in Harry Beck’s famous map. Experiment No.7 uses the three.js library to create a 3d map of the London Underground, with tube

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nq8Emff2Z5I/adding-depth-to-london-tube-map.html

Google Naps

Category: Google Maps | Mar 29, 2014

It only takes one letter to go viral. I’ve been watching Google Naps for the last few days and it has very quickly become more and more populated with user suggested locations of where you can go to have a quiet nap.

Google Naps doesn’t exactly strike me as fulfilling a need that the world has been crying out for. So why has it so quickly become so popular? Do we really need a map to help find

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/lWOD0SUR3Zc/google-naps.html

The Musical New York Metro Map

Category: Google Maps | Mar 28, 2014

MTA.me Conductor has turned Massimo Vignelli’s 1972 New York subway map into a real-time string instrument. The map visualizes in real-time trains moving on the MTA subway network and plays a note every time a subway train crosses the track of another train.

Every minute the application checks for new trains launched from their end stations.
The trains are then animated along the subway line

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/kYnid-HomSI/the-musical-new-york-metro-map.html

French Hardcore users of Leaflet.js

Category: Google Maps | Mar 28, 2014

Razibus is a Leaflet.js map of upcoming Punk, Ska and Hardcore concerts and festivals in France. Alternative music fans can use the calendar in the side-bar to view upcoming gigs for any week, simply by clicking on a date on the calendar

If you select a marker on the map you can click through to view the event details and view the concert’s flyer or poster. Razibus also contains an archive

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/FyYicN1HE6k/french-hardcore-users-of-leafletjs.html

The Illustrated Map of New Zealand

Category: Google Maps | Mar 27, 2014

Pure Journeys allows travelers in New Zealand to organize and book self-drive holidays. The site includes a beautiful interactive illustrated map of the country.

You can navigate around the map by mouse click & drag or use the small inset Google Map to quickly drag the map view around. The map includes interactive map markers over the major cities. If you click on the markers the available

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/50cYCBHlvt8/the-illustrated-map-of-new-zealand.html

Mapping HIV/AIDS in San Francisco

Category: Google Maps | Mar 27, 2014

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has released an Atlas of HIV/AIDS in San Francisco. The map helps identify areas of the city with relatively high rates of new infection and help guide the placement of prevention services.

The map reveals that the Castro remains home to the largest number of those living with HIV/AIDS and those newly infected. The map includes data from 2003-2010

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/U48Q6uvHfkc/mapping-hivaids-in-san-francisco.html

Map Your Facebook Likes

Category: Google Maps | Mar 27, 2014

Like Map is a cool way to map all the pages you have liked on Facebook. Many pages you ‘like’ on Facebook have a physical address and using Like Map you can view them on a Google Map.

To create your own map of your Facebook likes you simply need to sign-in to Like Map with your Facebook account. Your map is then created automatically. The map is an interesting way to visualize your Facebook

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Sr9GYSvwT9U/map-your-facebook-likes.html

Visualizing Road Direction Patterns

Category: Google Maps | Mar 26, 2014

Over the last few days Visual Statistix has been publishing a nice series of maps showing the road direction patterns in American and European cities. These static maps with accompanying rose diagrams are a great visualization of urban road patterns. They are particularly illuminating in illustrating the differences between the planned grid-patterns of American cities and the more organic

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/71NmMEdHrp0/visualizing-road-direction-patterns.html

Health Care Professionals on Twitter

Category: Google Maps | Mar 26, 2014

Creation Pinpoint has used CartoDB’s Torque library to create a mapped visualization of the growth of health care professionals on Twitter. The map is interesting itself, animating the number of health care professionals on Twitter over time.

Creation Pinpoint has also released a video of the map with an accompanying animated line chart. The line chart doesn’t appear on the actual map, so it

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/WUZfJnGqBjg/health-care-professionals-on-twitter.html