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Nato attacks on Libya mapped

In its ongoing data journalism drive, the Guardian seems to publish a new map mash-up just about every day. Today’s is an interactive time-line of NATO air strikes on Libya since Operation Unified Protector started on March 31.  With details … Continue reading

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Map of newspapers around the world

Who said newspapers were on the verge of becoming extinct ? Newspaper Map is an impressive Google Maps mash-up which has found and located over 10,000 from around the world. Map design purists will probably cringe at the cluttered appearance, … Continue reading

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Satellite image of Abbottabad taken after Bin Laden’s death

GeoEye has just released fresh high resolution satellite imagery of Osama Bin Laden’s walled compound in Pakistan. Amazingly it was taken the day U.S. Forces killed Bin Laden – May 2 2011,  at 10.21 am local time,  about ten hours … Continue reading

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Map of location Osama Bin Laden was killed

The CIA has released a diagram, aerial imagery and maps showing the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan where American forces killed Osama Bin Laden. Illustration of the complex: Area of the compound: Osama’s Abbottabad mansion in detail: Aerial shots of the … Continue reading

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The raid that killed Osama Bin Laden

UPDATE: A new post: History of Osama Bin Laden’s hideout in aerial and satellite photos Last night US president Obama announced in a White house address that Osama bin Laden is dead. His death follows a raid launched by US … Continue reading

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View the Royal Wedding Procession in Ovi Maps 3D and Google Earth

A couple of impressive virtual world fly-throughs of the Royal Wedding procession route. Providing a neat comparison of the relative merits of Google Earth’s recently launched 3D London city model vs the one in Nokia’s new Ovi Maps 3D. Here’s … Continue reading

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Official Royal Wedding Route Map

As you may have heard, on Friday April 29, 2011, next-but-one in line to the British throne Prince William of Wales will marry Catherine Middleton. The Royal Parks commission has published a neat interactive map of the Royal wedding procession … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi radiation survey maps

Tepco, the Japanese power company responsible for Fukushima Daiichi has published a series of radiation survey maps of the nuclear plant and the surrounding area. According to asahi.com these are being used to monitor exposure of workers and prepare work … Continue reading

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