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.
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.
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.
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.
This GPS unit looks fun. A combination of GPS, MP3 player, with PDA functions tossed in. Though the price tag might be a little high.
Here is a cool UK website that details a project that “aims to collect a geographically representative photograph for every square kilometre of the British Isles” They bill it as a geography project for the people, since the photos are submitted, and apparently already have 30,000 grid squares covered.