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The Occult Map of London

Category: Google Maps | Nov 26, 2016

Throughout history the streets of London have been haunted by a number of ghoulish figures. In the nineteenth century the fire breathing, metal clawed Spring-Heeled Jack would stalk the streets of South London attacking helpless pedestrians. In the twentieth century it was the Vampyre of Highgate who stalked the grounds of Highgate Cemetery.

You can learn more about London’s ghoulish past on

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/doJovrf_c28/the-occult-map-of-london.html

Mapping the Universe

Category: Google Maps | Nov 25, 2016

The Gleamoscope interactive map allows you to explore the Milky Way across the range of electromagnetic frequencies. It allows you to view the night sky in a way that isn’t visible to the naked eye.

Humans can only see a very small part of the electromagnetic spectrum (visible light). Astronomers therefore use telescopes that are able to detect different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/9-EGUrk5O4Y/mapping-universe.html

The Homeless of LA

Category: Google Maps | Nov 24, 2016

In January the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority carried out a survey of the homeless in Los Angeles County. The survey estimated that there were 44,359 homeless living in the county, which is an increase of 12% since 2013.

The Los Angeles Times has released a dot map from the survey, revealing the distribution of homeless people throughout the county. Each dot on the Where are L.A.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/5ZWUhAsljac/the-homeless-of-la.html

Mapping Car Accidents in Birmingham

Category: Google Maps | Nov 24, 2016

The Open Transport EU Car Accidents map is a visualization of 28,519 car accidents in the UK city of Birmingham. The map uses Open Transport EU’s own WebGLayer JavaScript library for exploring coordinated multiple views of location data.

As well as the heatmap the Open Transport EU Car Accidents map includes a number of interactive graphs which show the number of car accidents in the city by

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/3DxX44HBsik/mapping-car-accidents-in-birmingham.html

Thank Sampson County this Thanksgiving

Category: Google Maps | Nov 23, 2016

If you live in North Carolina there is a good chance that your Thanksgiving turkey comes from Sampson County. According to the USDA farm census Sampson County sold 16,394,921 turkeys in 2006.

If you want to know where your turkey, sweet potatoes, green berries and cranberries were raised or grown then you should browse Esri’s Where Did Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From? interactive map. To

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/PerGzA6cDl4/thank-sampson-county-this-thanksgiving.html

Mapping Montreal’s Hot Spot of Crime

Category: Google Maps | Nov 23, 2016

The Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest is the robbery center of Montreal. At least that is one conclusion that can be drawn from a new interactive crime map of the city.

Vue Sur la Sécurité Publique is an interactive map of crimes reported to the police in Montreal since the beginning of 2015. The map allows you to view the locations of a number of different crimes that have been reported to the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/sAXeZU_X5uY/mapping-montreals-hot-spot-of-crime.html

Scotland’s Mountain Bike Trails

Category: Google Maps | Nov 22, 2016

Scottish Mountain Biking Trails uses the Cesium 3d mapping library to show the location of all of Scotland’s mountain bike trail centers. The site also provides video tours of every single mountain bike trail on the map

If you select a marker associated with a mountain biking center on the map you can view details of the facilities available. Each route of a center’s available mountain bike

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/q-YLrdVLuGs/scotlands-mountain-bike-trails.html

Hiking with Street View

Category: Google Maps | Nov 21, 2016

The Anacostia Tributary
Trail System allows you to explore nearly 63 miles of hiking trails along and around the Anacostia River with 360 degree panoramic imagery. The map shows all the available trails in the system and allows you to virtually walk each and every trail with custom street view imagery.

The street view imagery includes a handy automatic play feature that allows you to take a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CMArddGfoz4/hiking-with-street-view.html

Mapped Picture Search

Category: Google Maps | Nov 21, 2016

Pic4Carto is an easy and simple way to find open sourced photographs of any location in the world. Simply click on the Pic4Carto interactive map and you can find photographs of that location from Flickr, Mapillary and Wikimedia.

Pic4Carto has been designed to help OpenStreetMap editors add details to the world map. It enables OSM editors to quickly find street level photographs of any location

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/EHA6Ub6Wyj0/mapped-picture-search.html

Dutch Immigration

Category: Google Maps | Nov 19, 2016

German and Belgian born residents of the Netherlands don’t like to stray too far from their respective motherlands. The Multicultikaart interactive map of foreign born residents of the Netherlands shows that both German and Belgian born residents are most concentrated along the borders of the country where they were born.

The Multicultikaart uses data from the Dutch Central Bureau of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/S6N_LJum740/dutch-immigration.html