Friday, March 26, 2010

Friday Fun with Maps

Bow Waves in Google Earth

How cool is this? Planet in Action have managed to create bow waves in Google Earth which makes their ship animations much more realistic.

Via: Google Earth Blog

Tracks in the Void
Eight people walked around Amsterdam with GPS trackers for a couple of days going about their normal business. Here's an animated video of their tracks.



Via: Digital Urban

Google Pulls Out of China

PeaceBoost.org have decided to help Google pull out of China by redesigning Google Maps.

The Longest Place Name in Street View

Here's the longest place name found in Google Maps Street View - so far. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a village in Wales, UK.

Hat-tip: Mapperz

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