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A Day in the Life of Winslow Homer

Category: Google Maps | Sep 8, 2014

Winslow Homer is a baby monkey living in the Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica.

A Day in the Life of Winslow Homer is a map of Winslow’s day on January 24, 2014. The map provides a track of Winslow’s movements, from first waking, at 5:44 am, until his bedtime at 18:10. The map also includes a large number of observations, made by the Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project, of Winslow’s interactions,

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The Berlin Map of Football Fandom

Category: Google Maps | Sep 8, 2014

Berlin is a divided city. Despite the dismantling of the Berlin Wall, Berlin remains a city split in two. In east Berlin the former communist neighborhoods remain wedded to supporting one football club, while their neighbors in the west show allegiance to an entirely different football team.

The Berliner Morgenpost has created a map of football fandom in the German capital. Using data obtained

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LIDAR Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Sep 8, 2014

Danish GIS specialists Septima have released a map of 400 square kilometers of LIDAR data. The map uses data from the Danish Geodata Agency’s National LIDAR based Digital Elevation Model (DEM).

The Danish National Geodata Agency has collected elevation data in Denmark by using LIDAR. This involves flying over the country and calculating the land height, by measuring the time the light from a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/G-HK17udCqw/lidar-mapping.html

Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Sep 7, 2014

To promote the
release of upcoming, online multiplayer first-person shooter video game ‘Destiny’ Activision has created a Street View
tour of the game world, which allows you to explore and preview the game
with Google Maps.

Destiny Planet View
allows you to explore Mars, Venus and the Moon in Google Maps with custom made Street Views of the three planets. The custom Street Views include an

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/C_6wnf71YUI/maps-of-week.html

Mapping Displaced Minorities in Iraq

Category: Google Maps | Sep 6, 2014

Al Jazerra has released a report into the displacement of minority groups in Iraq caused by the country’s civil war and the rise of ISIS. Included in the report is an Odyssey.js powered interactive map, Timeline: Iraq’s Minorities Forced to Flee.

The map uses data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs to provide a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/xMM5xnwKUx0/mapping-displaced-minorities-in-iraq.html

Mapping the Shrinking Glaciers

Category: Google Maps | Sep 6, 2014

Disappearing Glaciers is an Esri StoryMap designed to highlight the alarming speed at which glaciers are disappearing around the world.

The map looks at recent aerial imagery of six different glaciers. Polylines have been overlaid on each glacier aerial image to show the glacier’s size through time, demonstrating how far each glacier has reduced over the years.

Timelapse – aerial imagery of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/t3H_PaVfwPo/mapping-shrinking-glaciers.html

Mapping Preventable Disease

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2014

British doctor Andrew Wakefield has a lot to answer for. His fraudulent research paper, claiming a link between the
measles vaccination and autism, has proved to be an international health
disaster. A British General Medical Council inquiry found four counts of dishonesty in his paper and Wakefield is now barred from practicing medicine in the UK.

Despite this there is still an alarmingly

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/fjDZzj2jmmI/mapping-preventable-disease.html

The Dogs of LA

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2014

There are a lot of little Princesses on the Dogs of L.A. map. The map uses data from dog licences to map the most popular dog names and dog breeds in Los Angeles neighborhoods.

The top four most popular dog names are Max, Bella, Lucky and Princess. The most popular breeds of dog are Chihuahua, Labrador, German Shepard and Terrier. You can switch the labels displayed on the map to show the most

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Mapping Geo-Demographic Classifications

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2014

A new map from DataShine can tell you what kind of person you are just from your address. Apparently I am a Multicultural Metropolitan.

The DataShine 2011 OAC map uses data from the 2011 UK census to provide geo-demographic classifications for all built-up areas in the UK. The classifications are based on the 2011 Area Classification for Output Areas, as adopted by the UK’s Office for

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/bR-2CWjkN6g/mapping-geo-demographic-classifications.html

Grab Your Jetpack & Explore the World

Category: Google Maps | Sep 4, 2014

Over the years there have been quite a few attempts to make interactive games using the 3d capabilities of the Google Earth browser plug-in. YoubeQ is a new multi-player driving and flight simulator which has come closer than most in creating an engaging game using Google Earth.

A Google Earth driving and flight simulator is nothing new in itself. There are already a number of driving and

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