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Faulty Flood Maps Left New York Unprepared for Sandy—and FEMA Knew It
According to documents and interviews, state, local and federal officials had been aware for years that the crucial maps of flood risks were inaccurate; some feared they understated the dangers in New York City's low-lying areas. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:40:06 -0800
National Geographic uses Google Maps to show historical layouts
With Google beginning work on their Google Maps Engine public data program, the folks at National Geographic Maps have been keen to push their own historical cartography to the public. While you’ve very possibly seen some of these maps before, integration with Google Maps allows the entire situation to appear a whole lot more real. […] Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:49:22 -0800
Bing Brings Enhanced Mapping To Windows 8.1
Yesterday Microsoft announced “ Bing Maps Preview ” for Windows 8.1 (including tablets). The new mapping app offers a range of enhanced features and capabilities. It seeks to bring highly realistic, 3-D imagery together with a more intuitive UI. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:01:55 -0800
Microsoft releases new Bing Maps app preview for Windows 8.1
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): Microsoft has reportedly rolled out a new Bing Maps app for the latest Windows 8.1 as a preview of the changes to its mapping service. Microsoft said that the new app has been built from the 'ground up' to provide the detail and mapping features one can expect in a modern app and it supports the various Snap Views in Windows 8.1 and the notification features of the ... Fri, 06 Dec 2013 03:23:19 -0800
Microsoft Launches Bing Maps Preview App for Windows 8.1
Microsoft today launched a preview of its not-ready-for-primetime Bing Maps app for Windows 8.1. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:47:19 -0800
Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth
Microsoft debuted a true analogue to Google Earth on Thursday, launching a Bing Maps Preview app for Windows 8.1 that moves Maps into true 3D. The new app, available in the Windows Store , even launches by zooming in on a 3D globe—the signature opening shot of Google Earth. From there, Microsoft maps fans can swoop down to street-level scenery, plot routes from one point to the next, or simply ... Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:15:26 -0800
Bing Maps Preview Is Now Available On Windows 8.1
Bing Maps continues its journey of constant self improvement today with the release of the latest version preview for Windows 8.1. As this is a preview of the next big release, you can expect to see a ton of new … Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:11:46 -0800
Microsoft previews new Bing Maps app for Windows 8.1
Microsoft is releasing a new Bing Maps app for Windows 8.1 as a preview of the changes it's planning for mapping. Microsoft is supporting the various Snap Views in Windows 8.1 and the notification features of the operating system, alongside Live Tile support. Microsoft's existing Bing Maps app for Windows 8 provides similar features, but the software maker has built in StreetSide support in the ... Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:38:41 -0800
New Google Maps Adds More Search Results To Info Window
The (relatively) new Google Maps is certainly visually richer than the old Maps UI. However it may be somewhat less functional. As one example, it eliminates one of my favorite and most-used features: “search nearby.” Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:16:57 -0800
Bad at Reading Maps? Maybe Your Brain Just Needs Better Maps
People vary in their ability to read maps, and geographer Amy Lobben is on a mission to figure out why. A better understanding of the human side of the human-map interaction, Lobben says, could help cartographers design personalized maps that even the most map-challenged among us can grasp more intuitively. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 06:48:07 -0800
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|MSN Maps and Drirections|
MSN's map site, with directions. Maps and demographics.
Provides satellite, geographic and street maps, from Google Maps. Maps are searchable by keyword such as by businesses or hotels.
Maps from Yahoo, with driving directions and traffic information. Street maps for US cities.
|Maps from National Geographic|
Locate anyplace from National Geographic maps. Searh and print historical, weather, demographic and population maps from the National Geographic atlas.
|MapQuest.Com: Maps and Driving Directions|
Maps from MapQuest - explore country, city and local maps and get directions with accompanying maps.
|World Time and Currency|
Just move mouse over a map of the world and you will find the local time and currency in each country.
Country and city travel guide directory with detailed maps. Online travel reports, maps and articles. travel classifieds, interactive detailed maps.
|Maps.com - Map Store|
Maps.com is an online map stor with wall maps, travel maps, digital maps and atlases.