Tag: Google Maps
Googles Maps is preparing to debut its newly revamped Google Maps. Terming it “smart recommendations” the new functionality of Google Maps is intended to be more interactive and custom tailored to the specific user. The more you use the map to search for locations, favorite items by starring them, and write location reviews, the more [...]
The Ventus Project at Arizona State University is seeking the public’s help to map out the location of all the world’s power plants. The project is led by Dr. Kevin Robert Gurney and seeks to measure carbon dioxide output at those power plants.
On September 16, 2012, the intrepid Google Maps Street View Team found a chest containing a old maps and journals off the coast of Madagascar. Apparently these maps belonged to the infamous pirate, William “Captain” Kidd. Right before he was executed, Kidd yelled out, “Two hundred bars of gold and rich dollars manifold, concealed in realms [...]
What better way for geographers to say “Happy Valentine’s Day” than with geography? Nature supplies us with plenty of heart shape topography found around the world. Heart shaped islands, vegetation, and lakes make up this love themed geography.
The start of a new year always induces the most positive thinking in many people. For many, the new year is also an opportunity to start a new life with new goals. Popular New Year’s goals include weight loss, better health, a better job, kicking bad habits (such as smoking, too much drinking, or poor [...]