Friday, August 06, 2010

Friday Fun with Google Maps

Google Earth has a New Competitor

Project MyWorld is a new video game that will be released next year. The game takes place on a stylised map of the world. From the sneak previews released so far the game looks like it will be some kind of awesome.

Mystery Airplanes on Google Maps

Gawker have been hunting out mysterious airplanes on Google Maps. They have found planes in people's backyards and a plane that appears to be submerged in the sea.

Steam Punk Google Earth

One of life's burning questions has been how would Victorians have controlled Google Earth? The answer is with the Electromagnetic Geospacial Globe and Remote View with Obligatory Goggles.

Ping Pong Google Earth

Of course in the 21st Century we are far more advanced and the boffins at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis have created a navigation control for Google Earth out of a couple of ping pong balls.

London Twitter Cloud

CASA have also created a great Google Earth based visualisation of geospatial data from Twitter.


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