Long before the advent of radio navigation and Global Navigation Systems (GPS) to assist in air flight, the Transcontinental Airway System was developed to aid … Read more
Every June, my local paper is filled with the local private school announcements containing lists and lists and lists of where students have been accepted … Read more
Geocoding a dataset to produce a georeferenced layer requires access to a basemap to which the location data is tied. For example, if you have … Read more
Eric Fischer, a photographer, has done his own analysis of geotagged maps on Flickr with his The Geotaggers’ World Atlas. Over fifty major cities are represented … Read more
If you have a spreadsheet such as a Microsoft Excel file containing address or x,y coordinates and you want to make a quick map, BatchGeo is a free and easy online application that will convert your location data and geocode it onto Google Maps.
The use of KML is becoming ever more common as a file format for displaying geographic data on the web. In April, KML was accepted … Read more
Are you curious if your web site is accessible in China? Test out your URL on the Great Firewall of China to see if your … Read more
Sponsored by UNESCO and Fuji Film, the work was an ambitious project by the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand to document many of the world’s most interesting … Read more