From an Associated Press article published on CNN.com – Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam expressed concern Saturday about a free mapping program from Google Inc., warning it could help terrorists by providing satellite photos of potential targets. You can read the entire article at India Warns: Google Terror Threat on CNN.com
We have discussed the Google Earth satellite image software that has been used by numerous people to discover everything from ancient ruins to military installations. You can try the Google Earth software for yourself at Google Earth .
William Bright, a creative New Yorker who runs a site called iPodSubwayMaps.com has received legal threats from the New York and Bay Area Rapid Transit Authorities for posting downloadable subway maps for the iPod on his site. His site contains dozens of downloadable iPod subway maps for major cities around the world, like the Paris […]
An Italian computer programmer named Luca Mori accidentally discovered some ancient Roman ruins while messing around with Google Earth satellite images. Property owners along the gulf coast have been using Google Earth satellite images to view property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. What will Google Earth ‘unearth’ next? Is it possible that Google Earth images […]
The National Atlas allows you to view maps of the United States with various demographic and geographic layers. Map layer subjects include: – Agriculture – Biology – Boundaries – Climate – Environment – Geology – History – Map Reference – People – Transportation – Water