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The 3D Map of the Cultural Landscape

Category: Google Maps | Nov 16, 2016

The Google Arts and Culture team has teamed up with digital interaction artist Cyril Diagne to create a 3D map from hundreds of thousands of individual works of art.

The t-SNE Map creates a 3d virtual landscape from thousands of paintings shared with Google by art museums and galleries across the globe. The map uses Machine Learning algorithms to organize the artworks by visual similarity. The

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How Big is Trump’s Wall?

Category: Google Maps | Nov 16, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has presumably begun the detailed construction plans for the Trump Wall and started to send out the invoices to Mexico for the construction costs. From Donald Trump’s detailed policy plans we know that the Trump Wall will be up to 15 meters high, made of concrete and steel (but also possibly fencing) and will be 3,200 kilometers long.

If you are having difficulty

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/NKW4_lcDMRs/how-big-is-trumps-wall.html

The Periodic Table Interactive Map

Category: Google Maps | Nov 15, 2016

The Periodic Table Map is an interactive map of the periodic table. The table uses the familiar controls used in interactive maps (zooming & panning) to allow you to explore and discover information about the chemical elements.

As you zoom in on the periodic table map more information is revealed about each of the chemical elements. Zoom right in on an element on the map and you can view

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/zpngBHZdsYs/the-periodic-table-interactive-map.html

The 3D Ski Map

Category: Google Maps | Nov 15, 2016

The Mammoth Mountain ski resort in California has released an impressive trail map which allows you to explore the mountain in glorious 3d.

The Mammoth Mountain Interactive Trail Map shows the location of ski trails and ski lifts. You can find quick links to trails and lifts in the sidebar menu. Clicking on any of these inks will pan and zoom the map to your selected location. You can also

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/mNonRee_CPM/the-3d-ski-map.html

Memorial for Planet Earth

Category: Google Maps | Nov 14, 2016

Now that chief climate change denier Myron Ebell has been appointed to lead the overhaul of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) it might be a good time to begin the grieving process for planet Earth. If you are not ready to mourn the loss of the planet then you might want to spare a thought for all the endangered and extinct species of life.

What is Missing? is a global map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/3V05IBBzoxo/memorial-for-planet-earth.html

San Francisco Commuting Times

Category: Google Maps | Nov 14, 2016

Commutometer is an isochrone map which shows you how far you can commute on public transit in San Francisco within a set time limit. Click anywhere on this map of San Francisco and you can find out how far you can commute from that location using the city’s public transit system.

To find out how far you can commute you just need to select a location on the map. Use the slide control to select

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/bJBJCbk4HdI/san-francisco-commuting-times.html

Mapping the Supermoon

Category: Google Maps | Nov 14, 2016

This evening, if we have clear skies, you will be able to view the largest appearing supermoon since 1948. A ‘supermoon’ is when a full moon coincides with the moon’s closest approach to the Earth.

Finding the moon isn’t very difficult. You really only have to look skywards. However if you need some help you can always use Mooncalc to discover in which direction you should be looking.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/59ByzKbGqrU/mapping-supermoon.html

Maps of the Fortnight

Category: Google Maps | Nov 13, 2016

If you are looking for a little escapism at the end of this momentous week then how about undertaking a virtual hike along the Grand Canyon. Earlier this year Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko walked 875 miles along the Grand Canyon. National Geographic has created a wonderful story map which allows you to follow this epic journey on a fantastic interactive map.

As you scroll through Hiking the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/oBWSq72CA40/maps-of-fortnight.html

Mapping the History of American Elections

Category: Google Maps | Nov 12, 2016

The first American presidential election was held between December 15th 1788 and January 10th 1789. The winner was the non-partisan George Washington. Time’s How America Voted in Every Election Since 1824 doesn’t quite go back that far in history but it does show the electoral college history for every U.S. election since John Quincy Adams was elected president in 1824.

The 1824 election was

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/rxts0fn2kzk/mapping-history-of-american-elections.html

Mapping School Funding Cuts

Category: Google Maps | Nov 11, 2016

The UK government’s ‘Fair Funding’ reforms for schools will mean that in real terms 92% of UK schools will see cuts in their funding. You can find out which of your local schools will lose out and by how much on this new interactive map.

The National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has released the School Cuts interactive map. Using the map you can find out how

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Ygw8op-3Dvk/mapping-school-funding-cuts.html