4 posts tagged "Google Maps"

Online world country quiz 16 Mar 2008

Below is a famous CNN gaff showing Switzerland after it had apparently invaded the Czech Republic. Would you have spotted it? Here's an interactive world country quiz that tests your knowledge of world geography.

geography, Google Maps, mashup

Online world geography quiz 08 Apr 2007

My ignorance when it comes to geography is truly shocking and I've been meaning to do something about it. So, here's a little world geography quiz Google Maps mashup I've whipped up using the Google Maps API. Hopefully you'll learn a few things with it! I'd certainly never heard of the tiny island nation of Pitcairn before today...

geography, Google Maps, mashup, project

(no subject) 14 Aug 2006

Just retracing some of my steps using Google Earth and Google Maps and noticed that the reservoir in Central Park looks as if it's either got a very narrow bridge across it or a tunnel. How great would a glass underwater tunnel be ! See for yourself.

Google Maps, Google Earth

Flight sims 12 Aug 2006

Goggles isn't a proper flight simulator like the ones used to train pilots but an online game that makes clever use of Google Maps.

flight simulator, Google Maps