Sunday, September 30, 2012

Montana County Map

Counties of Montana.
Montana is a state in the Western United States with 56 counties. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Smaller "island ranges" are found in the central third of the state, for a total of 77 named ranges that are part of the Rocky Mountains. This geographical fact is reflected in the state's name, derived from the Spanish word montaña (mountain).(Wikipedia)
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Friday, September 28, 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Rhode Island County Map

Counties of Rhode Island.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States. Rhode Island is the smallest in area, the eighth least populous, but the second most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states behind New Jersey. (Wikipedia)
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

Map Fail: New Hampshire missed

New Hampshire missed, by Fox News.

New Hampshire County Map

Counties of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. (Wikipedia)
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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Africa Population Density

Map of population density in Africa.
The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century, and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries. (Wikipedia)
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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Alaska Highway Map

Map of the Alaska Highway.  
The Alaska Highway was constructed during World War II for the purpose of connecting the contiguous U.S. to Alaska through Canada. It begins at the junction with several Canadian highways in Dawson Creek, British Columbia and runs to Delta Junction, Alaska, via Whitehorse, Yukon. (Wikipedia)
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Friday, September 21, 2012

Three New Cities with Live Road Traffic

Live road traffic data appears on Google Maps in three new cities: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City, Kuwait and Guayaquil, Ecuador

Apple's new iOS 6 map inaccuracies

Inaccuracies and misplaced towns and cities in Apple's new map software have provoked anger from users.

In June Apple announced it would stop using Google Maps in favour of its own system, created using data from navigation firm TomTom and others.Apple is yet to comment on the complaints about the software, which comes already installed on the new iPhone.TomTom said it provided only data and was not responsible for how it worked. The software is packaged with iOS6, the latest version of Apple's operating system, which runs on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Berlin on Antarctica

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Disputed islands between China and Japan

Map of Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands disputed by China and Japan.
The dispute is over uninhabited islands known by Japan as the Senkaku and China as the Diaoyu. Japanese officials announced last week that the government would buy three of the islands from the Japanese family that has controlled them for decades. China argues that they were an integral part of its territory for centuries, and were illegally occupied by Japan. (Los Angeles Times)
Location of the islands

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Northern Ireland Map

Physical map of Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland  is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland. It is variously described as a country, province or region of the UK, amongst other terms. (Wikipedia)
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Monday, September 17, 2012

United States Map with State Names

Map of the United States on a postcard with state names and other nice visual elements.
The United States is a federal union of fifty states. The original thirteen states were the successors of the thirteen colonies that rebelled against British rule. (Wikipedia)
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Map Fail: MO, AL, MS

Wait a minute ... Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama ?

(Fox News)

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Inverness, Scotland Map

Map of Inverness (Inbhir Niss), Scotland.
Inverness (, meaning "Mouth of the River Ness") is a city in the Scottish Highlands. It is the administrative centre for the Highland council area, and is regarded as the capital of the Highlands of Scotland.(Wikipedia)
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Saturday, September 15, 2012

The separatist map of Africa

When African states gained independence, the continent's new leaders agreed to respect the old colonial borders to avoid endless wars. But separatist movements still abound. (The Guardian)

Greenland Map

Physical map of Greenland.
Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe (specifically Norway and later Denmark) for more than a millennium. (Wikipedia)
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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Indian Subcontinent Map

Physical map of Indian Subcontinent.
The Indian Subcontinent is a southerly region of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southward into the Indian Ocean.(Wikipedia)

Lake Okeechobee Map

An old map of Lake Okeechobee.
Lake Okeechobee, locally referred to as The Lake or The Big O, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. It is the seventh largest freshwater lake in the United States and the second largest freshwater lake contained entirely within the lower 48 states. (Wikipedia)
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Friday, September 7, 2012

Google Earth update, September, 2012

New high resolution aerial and satellite imagery in Google Earth.
Update:  The new update is currently available in Google Earth only and will be coming to Google Maps shortly.

Abraj Al Bait, a clock tower in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Google Lat Long:
Cities with new high resolution 45° imagery:
  • United States: Bend, OR; Bloomington, IN; Buffalo, NY; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, IN; Columbus, OH; Conway, SC; Evansville, IN; Fort Wayne, IN; Gastonia, NC; Hamilton, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Jackson, TN; Joliet, IL; Kokomo, IN; Lincoln, NE; Louisville, KY; Mankato, MN; Muncie, IN; Owensboro, KY; Palm Valley, FL; Rochester, MN; Wilmington, NC.
  • International: Béziers, France; Bordeaux, France; Lille, France; Marseille, France; St. Etienne, France; Platja d'Aro, Spain; Blanes, Spain.
Areas with new high resolution aerial imagery:
  • United States: Centralia WA, Tillamook OR, Salem OR, Dos Rios CA, Mount Shasta area CA, Lassen area CA, Joshua Tree area CA, Ely NV, Elko NV, Las Vegas NV, Lander WY, Onawa IA, Ames IA, Perry IA, Bolivar MO, Mountain Grove MO, Rolla MO, Coldwater KS, Spearman TX, Hereford TX, San Antonio TX, Tyler TX, Lafayette LA, Huntsville AL, Waycross GA, Palatka FL, Fort Pierce FL, Allentown PA
  • Portugal: Torre de Coelheiros
  • Spain: Baiona, Ourense, Torrelavega, San Sebastian, Pamplona, Nulles, Guadassuar, San Miguel de Salinas, Castellar de la Frontera, Los Palacios y Villafranca, Bailen
  • France: Bordeaux, Montpellier, Lyon, Dijon, Grenoble
  • Italy: Livorno, Rome, Catania
  • Switzerland: Montreux, Neuchatel, Zurich
  • England: Olympic Park
  • Germany: Munich, Heidelberg, Flieden, Alsfeld,
  • Austria: Salzburg

Areas new high resolution satellite updates:
USA, Greenland, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, Antarctica, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Khazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand

Thursday, September 6, 2012

World Debt Comparison

Interactive map with national debt comparison and global debt clock
The clock is ticking. Every second, it seems, someone in the world takes on more debt. The idea of a debt clock for an individual nation is familiar to anyone who has been to Times Square in New York, where the American public shortfall is revealed. Our clock (updated September 2012) shows the global figure for almost all government debts in dollar terms.

Germany Postcard Map

Postcard map of Germany.
Germany is in Western and Central Europe, with Denmark bordering to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France and Luxembourg to the southwest, and Belgium and the Netherlands to the northwest. (Wikipedia)
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Australia Political Map

Administrative divisions of Australia and New Zealand.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Interactive Maps of Europe

Interactive and other maps Europe.
Europe is a peninsula that makes up the western fifth of the Eurasian landmass. Its maritime borders are made up of the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas to the south. (Wikipedia)
Interactive road map of Europe with shaded relief and distances.

Interactive political map of Europe for childrens.

Zoomable map of European rail network.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Untamed Americas Interactive Map

Meet 24 of the magnificent animals living untamed among the soaring mountains, burning deserts, tangled forests, and curvaceous coasts of the Americas, just beyond our own backyards. (National Geographic)

Monday, September 3, 2012

Map Fail: Tripoli

Rebels in Tripoli, Tripoli in Lebanon... by CNN.

Update: Actually, there is a Tripoli in Lebanon, but this is not Tripoli in Libia.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Eastern Europe Map

Countries of Eastern Europe.
Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent. The term has widely disparate geopolitical, geographical, cultural and socioeconomic readings, which makes it highly context-dependent and even volatile, and there are "almost as many definitions of Eastern Europe as there are scholars of the region". A related United Nations paper adds that "every assessment of spatial identities is essentially a social and cultural construct"  (Wikipedia)

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Lower Egypt Map

Map of Lower Egypt and the Nile Delta.
Lower Egypt is the northern-most section of Egypt. It refers to the fertile Nile Delta region, which stretches from the area between Upper Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea — from El-Aiyat south of modern-day Cairo, and Zawyet Dahshur. (Wikipedia)

Maine County Map

Counties of Maine.
Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost portion of New England.  (Wikipedia)
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