My boss wants me to research GPS units for him to use since he'll be traveling a lot more in the near future. Any recommendations? I really don't know what I should be looking for in a good GPS unit. [more inside]
Is there a way to query a Google map and have it look up a database and display a message? [more inside]
Help me find a series of maps with various countries superimposed on the continental US. [more inside]
Looking for a publicly available graph (vertices and edges) representation of San Francisco's streets. Also called a road network I believe. [more inside]
Can you tweet location-specific events onto a map? Help! I'm a twitter newbie. [more inside]
How can one visit the David Rumsey Map Collection to see the maps in person? [more inside]
I'm trying to map protests in the United States, but I'm grappling with data sources (and will eventually tangle with data management). Any ideas? [more inside]
I am in need of a program that will allow me to display demographic information by county on a state map. Recommendations? [more inside]
I'm looking for suggested book(s) for backgrounding myself in map theory. Think somewhere between a history of maps and a technical textbook. I've been looking at maps for 30+ years as a non-geographer, and will be taking some GIS and mapping courses this autumn. So, plenty of text-and-classroom exposure there. What kind of semi-technical background reading would be useful over the summer?
Does a Google Maps (or other mapping service) mash-up exist that will show me the driving time to various places in a heat map type format? So basically what TripTop does for the NYC subway system, but for driving instead? [more inside]
How do I correct a Google Maps error ? …2nd attempt. [more inside]
How do I understand floodplain maps? Just how high does the river near my house need to get before my house floods? [more inside]
Please pass on your favourite online mapping websites, with an emphasis on interactive applications. [more inside]
GoogleEarthFilter: I have a bunch of addresses with the value of each house and want to average the values based on region. [more inside]
Anyone know what happened to Yahoo's MapMixer, which allowed you to overlay images on a Yahoo-generated map? [more inside]
You may very well recognize this song. It is from this movie. What does it mean? Does the first stanza and/or chorus spell something? Please help! [more inside]
What interactive maps have you seen that do a particularly good job illustrating an issue? I'm thinking about trying to put one together to illustrate a project I've been working on, which is loosely about policy changes, and I can't believe no one's done this before. This, from Newsweek, kinda gets it ... but I'm looking for other ideas.
I'm thinking about getting a blackberry pearl. will I need a data plan to view maps? [more inside]
Google Maps is great but I wonder if I can input my contacts so that all of them appear on a map that I can look up as I travel about the world. Is there another program that does this or will I have to do it by hand?
What's the easiest way to create HD-quality (1080x) animated maps for use with video? [more inside]
TravelWiki: Tips, Suggestions or Advice on Things to do in Istanbul. Off to Istanbul for 5 days (4ppl -2 Couples). What must we do? [more inside]
I'm having trouble conceptualizing a Traveling Salesperson Problem that I'm interested in solving. [more inside]
Where can I find an aesthetically pleasing world map for sale online? [more inside]
When will Google Transit reflect the recent updates to the Maryland Transit Administration (Baltimore) schedules? [more inside]
I'm looking for a Dashboard widget for Mac OS X that will help me get better at geography. [more inside]
Is there a good way to carry around maps on an iPod Touch for offline viewing, without jailbreaking the thing? Taking screenshots from Google and transferring them to the iPod is inelegant and unsatisfactory, but I can't find anything in the iTunes store that looks like it will do this. Does anybody know of either an app that I've overlooked or an acceptable hack?
How does the Google Streetview driver decide what path he will take to get the most coverage with the least repetition?
I have a task where I have a bunch of streets that I need to drive on, (but not all streets like StreetView) and I would like to know how is the best method to accomplish this while limiting the amount of extra un-needed driving? [more inside]
Is there a way to create a submission form that will go directly to a google map? [more inside]
Can anyone identify the source of this map of the Boston Harbor Islands? [more inside]
I'd like to create a map on the iPhone that displays multiple locations of my choice at once. Ideally, I'd like to also be able to route a path through them in advance. In essence, I am looking for something like Community Walk or Wayfaring in app format. [more inside]
How can I create a trail map using a GPS? [more inside]
Is it possible to display data plotted on multiple Google maps on one single map? [more inside]
Where can I find good topographic maps of Texas? [more inside]
What's the best (quickest, most functional, most maintainable) way to put a collection of geoareas into an interactive map without the assistance of a programmer? [more inside]
Good street maps of Seoul, South Korea? That I can buy in Boston? [more inside]
I need ideas for creating my wall of maps. [more inside]
Where can I find an exact map of where the Berlin Wall stood overlaid on a current street map of the city?
What's the best GPS mapping system for making trail maps (software/hardware)? I'm an Apple person. [more inside]
Is there a free (cheap) KML editor, like NorthGates' KML Editor or KaMeLwriter, for the Mac? [more inside]
How to make a print quality map of office locations that includes county boundaries. [more inside]
Help me re-find a cartogram-like picture of the 100 largest cities by population. [more inside]
I'm trying to find some examples (of code, or finished applications) of highly customised google maps implementations - in terms of design. [more inside]
Trying to find the best option to make a Google map using data entered into a Google docs spreadsheet. I'd prefer not to have to learn much about coding to do this, but would like the map to update with changes to the spreadsheet, including assorted details... [more inside]
How can I quickly and easily print an A3 sized Google map? [more inside]
Does anyone know of a website (or heck, even a brick and mortar store in the SF Bay Area) where I (in the US) can purchase wall maps of either the world or other countries with place names and labels in their native language and not English? [more inside]
Basically, I want to build mapping system, similar to google maps, using something like Map server & open layers. Take in my own image, such as a building map, define roads or “hallways”, and import points via a XML or RSS feed. I want an interface that I can take the xml feed and run it under the map in a box, displaying it under the map, allowing users to click on the event, and being able to see where they need to go, and using a current fixed position, being able to see how to get there.
What is this? 60°24'37.66"N 130°48'59.78"W. View it in satellite on Google Maps or Earth. [more inside]
I am looking for songs that describe a mappable journey (ideally together with the map). For example here is a map of the destinations mentioned in "Route 66" and here is the wild journey described at the end of Tom Waits' "Don't Go into that Barn!".