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July 27, 2005

More Mash-ups with Google Maps

Rob Hof

The mash-ups keep on comin', and Google Maps is leading the way. O'Reilly Radar has a roundup, including one tracks the space shuttle. just let me know that they've done a map mash-up (a map-up? Naah, guess not) for their site, where you can check out what people are saying about apartment complexes around the country. Eric Rodenbeck of Stamen Design, creators of Mappr!, which we wrote about, pointed me to an impressive, if depressing, map mash-up of U.S. fatalities in the Iraq war. If all that's not enough, you can go hogwild at Google Maps Mania, where you can find links for everything from potholes in New York City to the delightfully juvenile Nuke your Ex. Keep 'em coming (in the Comments, down there)....

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Google, Power of Us, Social Media, Web 2.0, mapping, mash-ups

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Here is our own little attempt at helping travelers find the perfect hotel where they want to be. Check it out at

Posted by: Ousama Abushagur at July 28, 2005 12:00 PM

This Google Maps implementation helps individuals locate fitness facilities such as gyms, athletic clus, pilates studios, etc.:

Posted by: GymPost at October 15, 2005 05:26 PM

Here's another mashup with Google and eBay. It's called

Posted by: mapBid at November 18, 2005 02:58 PM

The GymPost link does not work properly. Hopefully, this post will correct that deficiency.

Posted by: at November 20, 2005 03:49 AM has some too

Posted by: james24 at December 21, 2005 11:08 AM

If anyone's looking to do UK geocoding, you can get a pretty mean geocoder at

Posted by: UK Geocoding at May 8, 2006 03:38 PM integrates

how much homes SOLD for nationwide using the google mapping technology.

Simply select city and state from the city menu and click search.

Posted by: abe hoffman at July 13, 2006 11:29 AM, a “wiki” style map website encourages users to share their neighborhoods on the World Wide Web. Stickymap empowers the Web community by allowing its members to create markers, edit and remove content, and explore new areas. Stickymap uses Google’s Map technology and a unique wiki interface to allow users to post points of interest.

Posted by: howie at July 24, 2006 12:00 PM

Yet another cool travel mashup with a twist.

It allows you to categorize places and then you can edit places already there, "wiki style".

That and the ability to import, and export to your GPS make for a pretty powerful app.

Posted by: Chris at December 19, 2006 11:48 PM

Google maps are interesting but it's a sign of the current bubble that technology is being seen as valuable for its own sake. After all, showing things on a map isn't exactly revolutionary. Maps mashup maps mashup takes it one step further and shows you where all the map mashups are on a maps mashup.

Posted by: Karl Bunyan at January 13, 2007 10:42 AM

Plot the location and path (if available) of any US tornado from 1950-2005. Based on official National Weather Service data. You can search for tornadoes by date, state, fujita scale, or county.

Posted by: tornado history at January 27, 2007 11:16 AM

One for the motorcyclists out there:

Posted by: Chris at February 25, 2007 10:28 PM

Online interactive travel map of Tasmania. Search the map for accommodation, car rental, tours and attractions. Let the Trip Builder suggest a unique trip based on your budget and preferences.

Posted by: Marks at February 27, 2007 02:04 AM

Google Maps in combination with raw data from UK real estate sites and served together as a property search engine: Nestoria (London and UK).

Posted by: London Is Flat at May 11, 2007 07:10 PM

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