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Earthquake Risk Map

Category: Google Maps | Mar 24, 2018

Turkey’s new Earthquake Risk map uses information about the location of earthquake fault lines and local geological conditions to show the risk from earthquake damage in all of Turkey. By taking into local ground conditions the most dangerous (red) locations have been extended in much of the country, including in Istanbul.

If you click on the ‘Raporlama’ (report) button in the map sidebar you

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Mapwork Quilts

Category: Google Maps | Mar 23, 2018

When I was a lad we were so poor we had to make our own interactive maps, stitching together the old scraps and castoffs we found on the cobbled streets outside the New York Public Library.

OpenWhateverMap is a very useful map for anyone looking for distinctive map tiles for their latest interactive mapping project. OpenWhateverMap is a random map of the world made up of a hotchpotch of

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The Submarine Cable Map 2018

Category: Google Maps | Mar 23, 2018

Every year the company Telegeography release a new updated undersea cable map of the world. The map shows all the submarine cable systems across the globe that are active or are under construction.

Telegrogaphy’s 2018 Submarine Cable Map has a much more utilitarian style than some of the previous years’ maps. This year’s map is designed to highlight the areas where cables traverse and

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Fremont – More Money Than Sense

Category: Google Maps | Mar 23, 2018

You can tell a lot about a neighborhood by the types of businesses and stores it attracts. For example, a lot has been written (mostly by me) about how you can determine which neighborhoods are becoming gentrified by the ratio of coffee shops to fried chicken restaurants in an area.

But why only look at coffee shops and fried chicken restaurants? Perhaps the proliferation of other types of

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Pre-Trade War Planet Earth

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2018

Data Labs has created a 3d visualization of a pre-apocalyptic planet Earth. The visualization shows import and export rates around the world before Donald Trump’s first global trade war. Global Corridors for Trade – Imports and Exports by Country shows how trade helped goods and services travel around the world before the Orange One began to impose arbitrary tariffs.

Using the drop-down menu

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Worldwide Climate Change

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2018

A new interactive map from the University of Cincinnati shows how climate change could effect every location on Earth. The map uses 50 years worth of data from 50,000 different locations around the globe to predict how the climate could change in the next 52 years

ClimateEx provides a map layer which show the changes to the climate between the years -6000 and 2000. It also provide two

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Old Toronto

Category: Google Maps | Mar 22, 2018

You may remember Sidewalk Labs from such maps as OldSF and OldNYC. They are now back with a completely new enterprise – Old Toronto.

Old Toronto is an interactive map showing the locations of more than 30,000 historic photographs of Toronto from the City of Toronto Archives. The photos in the archives date back to 1856, so Old Toronto is a great way to explore the Toronto of yesterday and to

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Award Winning Mapping from the Times

Category: Google Maps | Mar 21, 2018

The New York Times has created another stunning mapped visualization. In Easter Island is Eroding the Times has created a 3d map of the island showing the locations of all the island’s famous moai statues. It also shows the position of Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean.

The purpose of the New York Times’ story is to raise awareness of Easter Island’s vulnerability to rising sea levels. One

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Mapping UK Taxi Fares

Category: Google Maps | Mar 21, 2018

You might think that London’s black cabs are expensive. But the capital’s taxi drivers don’t charge the highest fares in the UK. That honor goes to the city of Coventry, where taxis charge an average fare of £3.11 per mile traveled.

You can now compare the taxi fares charged in the UK’s largest cities using a new UK Taxi Price Index and interactive map. The UK Taxi Price Index uses local

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The Car Thieves of San Francisco

Category: Google Maps | Mar 20, 2018

The San Francisco Chronicle has mapped the thousands of locations in San Francisco where cars were broken into last year. Breaking down San Francisco’s car break-in epidemic is a story map analyzing some of the geographical hot-spots for car break-ins during 2017.

As you scroll through the Chronicle’s story the background map zooms in on different locations in the city which experienced

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