Hot on the heels of finding out about the GeoGraph project in the UK comes the “Your History Here . com – where’s your place?” project. This uses Google Maps to create links to historic information related to locations. Take a look.
Via Google Maps Mania
Shownotes – Episode 08
September 11, 2005
Space and place.
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This is more Geology than physical geography, but it is still a great concept for a learning park.
BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | First Scottish Geopark launched
Opensourcegis.org is one of several websites offering an index of Open Source GIS related applications and tools. As of 9/9/05, the site had 196 projects listed.
WildFinder is the World Wildlife Fund’s web
map-driven, searchable database on wildlife species worldwide, which was developed by ESRI and the private firm BlueRaster.
Check it out at http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildfinder/
The Register has an interesting article showing images garnered from Google Earth. I think the title is a tad sensationalist, but the article is interesting.
Google Earth threatens democracy
This is a standard text search as opposed to some of the others that search based on tags. A with any attempt to search blog entries, it is quit overwhelming. That said it is still fun to play with.
Missed this one over the weekend. A harrowing tale of a girl and her knowledge of physical geography. I will put money that she becomes an english major after all of the press on her physical science prowess 🙂
BBC NEWS | UK | Award for tsunami warning pupil
Via Helen’s musings on life etc.