Monday, September 09, 2013
Maps in the Wikihood
It's Wikipedia Day on Google Maps. For the rest of the day we are commemorating the removal of the Wikipedia layer on Google Maps by linking to some of our favorite Google Maps.
We have already linked to the superb Wikimapia which is a wiki built on Google Maps. An alternative to Wikimapia is the awesome Wikihood, which actually uses Google Maps to present you with information and selected images from Wikipedia relevant to any given location.
The application lets you see at a glance which Wikipedia articles are related to any chosen location. The displayed articles and images include information on people, culture, buildings, companies & organizations and geographical information.