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Bookmarks tagged with “map”

  1. Locating Postboxes - Dracos.co.uk

    Matthew Somerville’s new thing — help locate post boxes for OpenStreetMap etc.

  2. 285 - London’s Lost Rivers « Strange Maps

    Idea for public art project: Brass markings on roads, pavements, buildings, etc. that mark the path of the rivers that are now hidden. (via Ted Mills)

  3. Lunch over IP: What social networking site is popular where

    A map and charts showing relative popularity of Facebook, MySpace, Orkut, Friendster, etc in different continents. Amazing how much it varies. (via ChrisDodo)

  4. The Information Freeway :: A map of the planet

    A very nice viewer for the Open Street Map data. I had no idea they had so much, and it looks gorgeous close-up. (via Simon Willison)

  5. How children lost the right to roam in four generations | the Daily Mail

    Interesting graphic showing one family’s increasing restrictions on their children’s freedom, over four generations. I wonder how child abduction rates have changed over a similar period. (via Boing Boing)

  6. World Geography Quizzes - Hundreds of Map Games

    Loads of very good educational map games for dumbos like me. (via Haddock)

  7. Caledonian Global Challenge - Caledonian Business School

    Europe-based map game. I’m embarrassingly poor at even this. (via Haddock)

  8. Geosense: an online world geography game

    What it says. Good one, you can play against others (or click ‘Visit’ then ‘Play alone’). (via Haddock)

  9. World Map - countries of the world

    Educational map game (my geography is terrible). (via Haddock)

  10. Maps of War

    Excellent animated map showing who’s inhabited and carved up the Middle East over millennia. (via Haddock)

  11. London Tube Map With Distance Grids

    The conventional tube map with geographic distortions shown by a bendy grid. (via Tom Carden)

  12. Travel Time Tube Map (Built with Processing)

    Not sure how I missed this Tom Carden awesomeness before. Beats other tube maps into cocked hats. (via Haddock)

  13. Map1.pdf

    Map of the Barbican from Frank Harris estate agents attempting to show the raised walkways. Very misleading in a lot of places however.

  14. Digitally Distributed Environments: London Google Earth 1690

    One day we’ll be able to view reality augmented with what the space looked like centuries ago. Until then, try this Google Earth map overlay. Awesome. (via Haddock)

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