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Google Maps update

How often do Google Maps get updated?

In 2005, Google launched an ambitious project to map the world. Today, more than a billion people use Google Maps every month. And every...

How to keep your kids (and yourself) busy with maps during the Covid-19 lockdown?

The global lockdown is a challenging time for everyone, but especially for parents. We love spending time with our kids but after a few...

These maps reveal how Covid-19 influenced our mobility patterns

The outbreak of COVID-19 has a profound impact on our mobility. For the past weeks, most of us stayed home, which is not only...
Google My Maps COVID-19

10 amazing ways people are using this free Google tool to make custom COVID-19...

Google is witnessing a huge surge in the number of people using its custom mapmaking tool, My Maps, during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to...
Enel

Enel X and HERE join hands to support COVID-19 emergency

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, wrote about the connection between health and location in about 400 BC. Taking a geographic view of health has...
Facebook COVID-19 symptom tracking map

Facebook creates COVID-19 symptom tracking map for US

Earlier this month, Facebook joined the fight against COVID-19 by offering public health officials three new map products that could help inform coronavirus forecasting...

Covid19 Impact on Barcelona Retail

What's the impact of covid19 on Barcelona retail? At Eixos Economic Observatory we’ve used our fieldwork data to shed light on the current covid19 lockdown...

Improvement in air quality also over Europe, learning for global heating?

The anti-corona measures that were implemented by many European countries in the course of March led to a lockdown of cities, regions and even...

See the original version of rare WWI trench map featured in Oscar-winning 1917

With World War I as its backdrop, Sam Mendes’ 1917 is one of the most visually immersive films to come out of Hollywood. The...
Valentine map

This gorgeous, interactive map shows Britain’s 1,453 ‘most romantic streets’

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we are simply smitten by everything that is pink and pretty. And this gorgeous, interactive map by...

Remembering 75 years of Auschwitz liberation through maps

“Death, death, death. Death at night, death in the morning, death in the afternoon. Death. We lived with death. How could a human feel?”...
Kobe bryant nba shots

This map shows all 30,699 shots Kobe Bryant took in his 20-year career

American professional basketball legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles, California. His 13-year-old daughter was also aboard and passed...

Mapcreator review: Can someone create awesome maps with zero training?

Having spent most of my professional career in newsrooms, I have seen up close how richly-designed maps can help add much-needed context to journalistic...
Top maps and charts that explain the terrifying 2019-20 Australian bushfires

Top maps and charts that explain the terrifying 2019-20 Australian bushfires

Australia battles bushfires every year, but the current fire season is decisively one of the worst. The wildfires that originated in the state of...
Create Custom Maps with Google Earth

Looking to create custom map stories and presentations? Try Google Earth!

Remember Voyager, the storytelling feature Google Earth launched a couple of years ago, allowing people to take interactive journeys guided by experienced scientists and...

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