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Google Maps update could be one of its most important in years

Express.co.uk - 18 Oct 2018
Explaining the update, Google said: "We built Google Maps to help people get where they need to go no matter what mode of transportation they use. "Our newest feature brings helpful information about electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to the Map, ...

Red tide maps show few spots in Southwest Florida

Fox 4 - 18 Oct 2018
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Red tide along the gulf coast seems to be staying away. The newest red tide maps were released by Florida Fish and Wildlife on Wednesday. Compared to last week, when testing found no red tide in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, ...

Central Texas flooding will likely impact future FEMA flood maps

KVUE.com - 18 Oct 2018
LLANO, Texas — Widespread floods may factor into the next round of FEMA flood maps. While this is considered a historic event, data collected about how water flows through Central Texas will help minimize future risks. “This data is incorporated into ...

Performing a Quantitative Assessment of 3D Refractive Index Maps

News-Medical.net - 18 Oct 2018
The 3D Cell Explorer is meant to render 3D maps of the refractive index (RI) of objects under study (Cotte et al., 2013). The device is set up with such sophistication as to allow it to distinguish RI differences down to 0.001, which is without doubt ...

Telling the story of NYC, one subway map at a time

Curbed NY - 16 Oct 2018
Subway maps are the subject of a new exhibit at the New York Transit Museum, but according to the museum's director, Concetta Bencivenga, these wayfinding diagrams are about much more than getting from point a to point b. “The subway has always been ...

Maps Have the Power to Shape History

Atlas Obscura - 15 Oct 2018
A teacher, pioneer of education for women, and founder of her own school, Willard was fascinated with the power of geography and the potential for maps to tell stories. In 1828, she published a series of maps as part of her History of the United States ...

New maps spell out seismic hazards

Half Moon Bay Review - 17 Oct 2018
The California Geological Survey has issued five preliminary hazard zone maps covering portions of San Mateo County, including large chunks of the Coastside. When final, the maps could change where and how the area develops in the years to come.

Google Maps to put star ratings right on the map

Android Police - 17 Oct 2018
Everyone's favorite Map app has gone through some pretty major design changes in recent months, but smaller adjustments happen all the time that could easily go unnoticed. The most recent of those that we've been made aware of is the introduction of ...

A New Age for Maps

Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog) - 18 Oct 2018
I've always been fascinated by maps. As a young girl, I spun globes and looked through atlases, dreaming of different places and creating stories in my mind. From cartography's early days, map making has been a creative process that's shaped how people ...

Using Maps to Tell the Story of How Americans Live

New York Times - 13 Oct 2018
The section features nine black-and-white maps showing, for the most part, where there are buildings and where there are none. They range in perspective from the entire United States, to one section of Washington, D.C. Together, they tell a story about ...

Why Does Google Maps Not Recognize Palestine or its Roads?

Al-Bawaba - 18 Oct 2018
Recently, Palestinians noticed that if they used the Google Maps to travel from one place to another inside the West Bank, the Google app gives them message that Google Maps “can't find a way” for your trip and directs them via roads inside the Israeli ...

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