What are the best essays, books, or scholarly articles regarding the social role of maps? Both pre- and post- web 2.0, google earth mash ups, and the like. I'm familiar with the Situationalist critique, but wonder where else to begin reading. [more inside]
I was scrolling around my home province of Ontario in google maps, and I happened to stumble across this. [more inside]
I'm looking for Web sites that use interactive maps to display social phenomena, such as Oakland CrimeSpotting. They don't need to be that sophisticated. I'm especially interested in maps related to poverty and education.
I'm looking for some fairly high-quality geographical maps of the whole planet (preferably contained in a single map, instead of being spread over several), but without any details on it whatsoever to do with places or names, not even names of mountains or rivers - no country/state borders drawn in either - the only detail should be things like the geography (high/low land, desert, mountains, forest, etc) Thanks in advance!
Does anyone know what this facility is (google satellite image, Action, California.) It looks like a nursery, or something similar, but I'm trying to get more specifics for a hiking guide I'm working on (without taking the long, long drive out there.)
GraphicsFilter: Help me find a program to import and mark up maps on a Mac. [more inside]
I need to make or find a large color map of the world, but in proportion to the clothing industry i.e. Honduras and China would be much larger than the United States or Canada. [more inside]
What's going on in these strange circular regions (pictured here) in Christmas Valley, OR? My guess: Some kind of circular crop field, with a big rotating arm that does tilling/harvesting. If my guess is right, what kind of farm equipment is that and where can I learn more about it? If my guess is wrong, what is it?
Help me find a Google Maps mashup to replace Wayfaring (for personal use). [more inside]
Where can I find a map of Venice, Italy in Microsoft Pocket Streets 2002 format (.mps)? It's for a Dell Axim X50V (not smartphone, no GPS).
Where is a good online map depicting the U.S. as it appeared in 1865? I'm particularly interested in the topography of the Midwest and West. Thanks!
Looking for any maps containing georeferenced information about Valparaiso, Chile. [more inside]
I've decided to spend August with the books of the Eminent Patrick Leigh Fermor, but I've found I may need a map to help me... [more inside]
Looking for a little help building a Google Maps/Craigslist display applet. [more inside]
Is there a way to display a database of addresses on a map? [more inside]
What's the best possible way to plan out a series of trips on a map, preferably online, by two people in two different locations? [more inside]
How can I include a Google Map on a secure page? [more inside]
What is the best way to embed a Google Map of a business's location, including a link to driving directions? [more inside]
Where can I browse and purchase antique maps in Ohio, specifically Columbus? [more inside]
What is the geographical center of Polk County, Florida? [more inside]
Are there any current visual fact books about the United States? [more inside]
Can you help me find a great educational wall chart to put on our living room wall? [more inside]
I'm looking for a tool (preferably free) that will provide population data for the area within a defined radius of a point on a map. [more inside]
I'm looking for maps "the same scale as the Empire." [more inside]
What's a good GPS unit for hiking? [more inside]
What kind of public records are available about a landmark building like the Hancock Tower in Chicago and how can I get a hold of them?
I have recently seen a map of Congress that listed the number of Representatives that had been indicted, seen war, had been divorced, etc. What kind of public records are available about a landmark building like the Hancock Tower in Chicago and how can I get a hold of them? [more inside]
Do you know of a simple (say Flash) game where the map rotates rather than the character changing direction? [more inside]
Roadtrip technology. Which would you prefer, high-tech solutions (web-enabled phone/Palm, laptop, GPS) or low-tech solutions (maps, AAA Triptiks, GoogleMaps printouts) or some combination? [more inside]
Gift-Filter: Friend who likes maps + Access to a map library = ??? [more inside]
In preparation for this event on Memorial Day weekend, I'm looking for a good hill or set of stairs to train on. Problem is, I live in Queens. [more inside]
Which maps do I need to buy in order to use my GPS in London? [more inside]
I am looking for a Yeah Yeah Yeah's acoustic performance. MAPS. It has dissappeared off Youtube and I am dying. Its Karen Oh and the guitarist. Its like a sit down session, not a true live show. In the beginning of the video she holds her hair in front of her face like a mustache and says "its karen OOOOHHHH". Its deadly. Please help me find a link to the video somewhere.
Are there any new resources for the block search mapping that A9 used to have? You know, pictures taken sequentially along city blocks and mapped to the streets... I've missed it since they took it down, but it seems reasonable they would have sold the image library and technology to someone else...
Coding a custom Google Maps or MS VirtualEarth project for a 501(c)(3) charity web site. [more inside]
Where can I find maps of wifi access points (free, hopefully) in major cities? [more inside]
Is there a geographically accurate map of the DC metro system? Like this London tube map?
I have a Garmin GPS unit, I would very much like to get some maps on it. [more inside]
WhereTheHellDoTheyGetAllThatData Filter: When someone wants to start a site that requires huge amounts of data like IMDB or Pandora or Last.FM, where do they get the data? [more inside]
Is there a website that lets you show GIS data (i.e. standard geographical data from various sources) on Google Maps? [more inside]
Is there a free (or cheap) API or public database that can be used for "white pages" lookups? [more inside]
Where can I find free maps that can be used in a book? [more inside]
Are there celebrity star maps of london? [more inside]
Are the pictures on Google Earth in real-time? If I look at my street via Google Earth on the computer at 6:00pm, can I see my kids playing outside (if indeed they are outside at that time)
An odd search question; how would I go about looking up something like, "Give me a list of major cities (100,000 population or more) with 2000km of Tulsa, OK". My googlefu is failing me.
Is there a reason I should or should not use Google Maps API for my business' search for dealers? [more inside]
I'm currently in a rut careerwise, and am feeling a burning need to change direction - literally. [more inside]
If I have 3 or more locations on a map, how can I find the nearest point to all the locations? [more inside]
GoogleMapFilter: I'm looking for a Google Maps application/website that will allow me to create custom maps with location markers and then let me view those markers by tags. [more inside]
Is there any way to extract a vector image from Google Maps?