Monday, May 29, 2006

World Google Maps Mashups: Earthquakes, Da Vinci Code, FIFA World Cup

World Earthquake Map - This Google Map mashes up locations of the most recent world earthquakes taken from the GEOFON Extended Virtual Network (GEVN) and plots it on a world map. Color coded pins show the last 3 earthquakes (red), quakes in the last 24 hours (yellow) and beyond 1 day (cyan). More earthquake, volcano and hurricane mashups can be found in the Weather & Earth section.

Da Vinci Code Trip Planning - Want to plan a trip to significant Da Vinci code novel/movie locations in England, France and Scotland? Budget Travel Online can help! Check out the link to their special Google Maps here. Related: Google Maps Mania Da Vinci Code Post

FIFA World Cup Rosters - This Google Map mashup displays all teams vying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, along with the clubs each of their national players are currently playing with. A timely mashup to match with the lead-up to the World Cup starting in just a few weeks! [via] Related FIFA World Cup Posts: FIFA News Mashup & FIFA World Cup Scream Map

Other Google Maps mashups covering world locations:

Worldwide Drum And Bass Forums - More info here.
Kelley Direct Business School Alumni Map - A great example of how the Google Maps API can be used to map school alumni members. [via]
Personal Wine Consumption Map - Mapping the wine you drink!
MapMyHotel - US cities, London and Dublin
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