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Easy Story Maps with Mapme

Mapme Stories - probably the quickest way to create your very own story maps.
You can now easily create your own story maps with Mapme. Mapme's Google Maps based creation tool is great way to create your own free maps without having to do any coding. Mapme Stories is a new feature which allows you to quickly and easily make your own scroll-driven stories with maps.
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Map Quiz Time - Accents
Do you know your Brummie from your Scouse? Or your Geordie from your Cockney? You can find out with Expedia's Accent Map of the British Isles . In Expedia's quiz you are played a series of spoken phrases. Your job is to detect the accent and select where th...
Do you know your Brummie from your Scouse? Or your Geordie from your Cockney? You can find out with Expedia's Accent Map of the British Isles. In Expedia's quiz you are played a series of spoken phrases. Your job is to detect the accent and select where the speaker is from, from a choice of ...
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The Alps of Berlin

What happens when you scale up elevation data by an order of 100? Hans Hack has created maps of major cities which are dominated by towering mountains.
Hans Hack has created a number of impressive mapped visualizations of some of Europe's largest cities. There's something a little different however about these maps. Or rather there's a big difference - in these maps all the elevation data has been hugely increased in scale.
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Real-Time Pedestrian Maps

This is a first - a real-time pedestrian map of people walking around Union Square.
There are now many interactive maps which show the real-time movements of trains. buses and trams on transit systems around the world. Over the years Maps Mania has reported on hundreds of these real-time transit maps. This is the first time we have reported on a map which shows pedestrians ...
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The Distribution of Placenames

You can have hours of fun with Places! visualizing the distribution of place-names. For example, view the Spanish influence in the U.S. by mapping all the towns beginning with 'San' or 'Santa'.
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The Maps of the Week
My favorite map of the last week hasn't even dented the top ten most read posts on Maps Mania over the last seven days (you can see the list in the right-hand panel of this page). So let's give it another go. Project Ukko is a beautiful new mapped visualiza...
My favorite map of the last week hasn't even dented the top ten most read posts on Maps Mania over the last seven days (you can see the list in the right-hand panel of this page). So let's give it another go. Project Ukko is a beautiful new mapped visualization of seasonal wind predictions.
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Mapping the Garden of Earthly Delights

This wonderful audio guide to Hieronymus Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights will take you to hell and back again.
I've always wondered why interactive mapping platforms have not been used more often to provide interpretations of works of art. Paintings can be easily imported into all the popular mapping platforms. You can then use all the navigation tools of an interactive map to explore features in the ...
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Oblique Satellite Views of San Francisco
Back in December The Atlantic released a really interesting map containing an oblique satellite view of Denver and the Colorado Rockies. The map used a rare satellite image captured by WorldView-3 to provide an alternative to the usual top down satellite vi...
Back in December The Atlantic released a really interesting map containing an oblique satellite view of Denver and the Colorado Rockies. The map used a rare satellite image captured by WorldView-3 to provide an alternative to the usual top down satellite views provided on interactive maps.
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The Paris Building Age Map

Can you spot Haussmann's renovation plan on this building age map of Paris?
Paris is the latest city to be added to Maps Mania's ever growing directory of building age maps. BatiParis: Période de Construction des Immeubles Parisiens maps the age of buildings in central Paris. It is also a rather good example of the building age genre of interactive mapping.
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Time for Work

Why are so many people in Humboldt County, Nevada leaving for work before 5am? It's just plain wrong.

This map shows the times people leave home for work.
Why are so many people in Humboldt County, Nevada leaving for work before 5am? It's just plain wrong. They should learn from the residents of Grand County, Colorado, where the favorite time for leaving home for work is between 9am and 10am. When Do Americans Leave For Work? is an interactive map ...
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Maps in the Age of Cholera

Twenty Years before John Snow famously mapped the locations of cholera victims in Broad Street, London, Robert Baker plotted the deaths of cholera victims in Leeds.

You can learn more about the map and the cholera outbreak in this Leaflet story map.
Twenty Years before John Snow famously mapped the locations of cholera victims in Broad Street, London, Robert Baker plotted the deaths of cholera victims in Leeds. Maps in the Age of Cholera is a story map based around Robert Baker's 'Sanitary Map of the Town of Leeds' exploring the 1832 ...
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Super Bowl Twitter Champions

The winners of the Super Bowl Twitter Championship are the Carolina Panthers. They neat the Broncos bu becoming the most Tweeted team in most U.S. states.
The winners of the Super Bowl Twitter Championship are the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers played a great pre-game and there was really only one team in it. The Denver Broncos did manage to beat the Panthers in Colorado but the Panthers managed to take most other states.
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Maps Mania is a blog dedicated to tracking the very best digital interactive maps on the internet and the tools used to create them.
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