Meet an interesting mashup that will help you visualize the geographic location of your Facebook friends on a Google Map with a click.
With Google Maps, available at maps.google.com, you can find businesses around your location or get driving directions to anywhere. Google Maps also offers virtual tours with Street View.
With BBC Dimensions, you can visualize the scale of important historical places and events by overlaying them on a map of a location that you are already familiar with.
Google Street View cameras have mapped a miniscule patch of land in an Antarctic Island that is inhabited by penguins.
People have spotted a satellite image on Google Maps that seems to resemble the bearded face of Jesus Christ.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is now considered as one of the largest oil spills in the world. Visualize the oil slick area on Google Maps.
Learn about services that will help you find Twitter users near you through the magic of location sharing.
You can use Bing Maps as an online distance calculator to quickly estimate the total air and road distance between any two cities or countries of the world.
Here are some stunning satellite images of an Air Force Base in Arizona, USA that houses thousands of military aircraft arranged in such beautiful patterns.
See some high-resolution satellite images of an Air Force base in United States captured on Bing Maps.
All the Delhi Metro rail stations and train routes are available on Google Maps to help you plan your trips in the Indian capital.
How to find longitude and latitude coordinates of any location on Earth using Google Maps. You can find latitude longitude of city, any postal address or even a zip code.
If you curious to know how are people feeling around the world, check out World of Emotions – it will help you visualize the global mood through smileys on a Google Map.
The privacy laws of UK require Google to blur faces of people on Street View to protect them from recognition and that led to the blurring of the KFC mascot Colonel Sanders.
If you are travelling to another city (or country) and need to know about Facebook friends who may be located in that geographic region, here’s how you can see them on Google Maps.
Scribble Maps turns Google Maps into an online whiteboard. You can sketch freehand drawings, insert text, or even paint colored shapes anywhere on the map.
You can find detailed driving directions for cities across India through the Google Maps website. So don’t forget to print your next road trip.
Your friends and family members can know your exact location on Google Maps via Google latitude – a free application for mobile phones that can also be used on a regular web browser. It updates automatically as you move around and you may also use this to track school going children.
You may have come across Google Maps that are embedded in web pages like the one down here. This is not a static image but a live interactive map so you can zoom, pan, switch modes from satellite to terrain and so on.
Google Maps URLs are pretty unwieldy especially when sending over an IM, tweet or email. MapOf.it provides you a quick way to link to Google Maps by simply specifying the address of the location as a search parameter.
Nuclear weapons cause catastrophic damage but have you ever wondered what would be the actual extent of this destruction if atomic bombs of various intensity were dropped on some city?