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Mapping Movie Filming Locations

Category: Google Maps | Jul 8, 2015

There have been a lot of maps over the years dedicated to plotting the shooting locations used in famous movies. The Musement Movie Map stands out from the crowd because of the number of search options provided on the map.

You can search the map by film title, by date, by Oscar winners or by genre.Search for an individual film and the map will show you all the known shooting locations used in

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The Witcher – Interactive Animated Map

Category: Google Maps | Jul 8, 2015

The Witcher website features a lovingly crafted interactive map of the medieval fantasy world created by the Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.

The Witcher novels and video games take place on the fictional ‘Continent’, mostly in the Northern Kingdoms region. What sets this fictional world map apart from other fictional or game maps is the wonderfully detailed animated elements on the map.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/W6QvWGvQWWU/the-witcher-interactive-animated-map.html

The Tour de France in 3D

Category: Google Maps | Jul 8, 2015

Stage 17 of this year’s Tour de France includes the popular Col d’Allos mountain stage. The Col’Allos is one of the most popular mountain passes in the Tour de France. This year will be the 34th time the route has been included in the race.

The Wall Street Journal has taken a detailed look at the big descents in this year’s Tour de France. The Madness of the Descent looks in particular at the

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The Berlin Building Size Map

Category: Google Maps | Jul 8, 2015

Last week the Berliner Morgenpost published a wonderful interactive map of Where the Population of Europe is Growing – and Where it’s Declining. Now one of the map’s creators has written a nice tutorial explaining How to Create an Interactive Map with 100k+ Areas.

One of many impressive accomplishments in the European population map was that it contained 119.406 interactive colored polygons,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/kBRR91RM83Y/the-berlin-building-size-map.html

The Divided States of America

Category: Google Maps | Jul 7, 2015

A new interactive map from the Urban Institute highlights the poorest and most affluent neighborhoods across the United States. The map shows the neighborhoods home to the top 10% most advantaged and the neighborhoods home to the bottom 10%.

The World’s Apart map uses four key indicators to determine the most advantaged and disadvantaged. These are average household income, share with college

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/VZtl6HcEUWA/the-divided-states-of-america.html

Your Local Candidate for President

Category: Google Maps | Jul 7, 2015

So far 448 candidates have filed to run for President next year. Thanks to Mother Jones you can now find out which of your neighbors has decided to stand for the most powerful position in the world.

The Prez Filers map has presumably added the presidential candidates to the city in which they filed to run in next year’s election. Of the 448 candidates 59 come from California 42 from Florida

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/5rlkdqo0caQ/your-local-candidate-for-president.html

Mapping Hate Crimes in Moscow

Category: Google Maps | Jul 7, 2015

The Civic Assistance Committee and the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis have released an interactive map to record instances of hate crime in Moscow. The map shows the locations of attacks against ethnic, religious, or other vulnerable groups in the city.

The red markers on the Hate Crimes map indicate hate crimes which resulted in the death of the victim and the green markers indicate

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/HcYNcFnToJI/mapping-hate-crimes-in-moscow.html

Live Tracking Thousands of Satellites

Category: Google Maps | Jul 6, 2015

There are over a thousand operational satellites currently orbiting the Earth. There are over twice as many non-operational satellites. Stuff in Space has mapped them all.

You can search Stuff in Space by the name of a satellite. Select an individual satellite and you can view its orbital path and details about its altitude, velocity and its type. Zoom in on the map and it gets a little

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/sbWr4J3VM68/live-tracking-thousands-of-satellites.html

Mapping Patterns in Portland Parking Tickets

Category: Google Maps | Jul 6, 2015

Oregon Live has conducted a data driven investigation into parking tickets issued in Portland. Parking in Portland examines the time of issue and the location of 250,000 parking tickets issued over a full week in October 2014.

The investigation includes a CartoDB Torque powered map which shows where and when parking tickets were issued in the city over the course of one day. If you skip down

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Isochrones + X = Fun

Category: Google Maps | Jul 6, 2015

GoPhillyGo is a new routing service for Philadelphia designed to help you more easily navigate the city without a car.  You can use GoPhillyGo to get walking, biking or public transit directions. You can also use it to find fun things to do in the city.

The routing service of GoPhillyGo allows you to get handy step-by-step directions between any two locations in the Greater Philadelphia area.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/NpRVtAtSLzA/isochrones-x-fun.html