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Map Art

MAP ART – The artwork MAP ART – An aerial view of region that the artwork is located MAP ART – Compare the art to the aerial view MAP ART – look familiar? 😉

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Branding banners for KML files

An interesting observation on the web forum this morning regarding the ability to add branding to KML files for Google Earth resulted in a bit of a quick experimental KML/KMZ creation for locating the KLDC; This could be very interesting … Continue reading

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Everybody loves a road trip!

Everybody loves a road trip is an exhibition at the University of Melbourne, celebrating the driving holiday in Australia. I stumbled across this exhibition on the way to a meeting this afternoon, it is well worth a look if you … Continue reading

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Google Street View avaliable for .au

Google Street view is now available for Australia. The images appear to have a lower resolution than previous countries, this is perhaps to reduce privacy concerns as you cannot zoom into houses. Watching me, watching you In December 2007 we … Continue reading

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OziExplorerCE Development Version 2.03e

OziExplorerCE Dev I have finally bitten the bullet and moved from OziExplorerCE Dev 2.01 (December 2007) to OziExplorerCE Dev 2.03e ( April 2008 ). New splash screen New map interface * 2.03a – Added ability to load .loc and .gpx … Continue reading

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XKCD comic #426 contains an algorithm that generates random coordinates across the country every day. These coordinates can be used as destinations for adventures, à la Geocaching. They can also be used for local meetups. — XKCD [2] -38, 145 … Continue reading

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Google Earth 4.3

On the Google Earth team, we’re big fans of Earth Day, so much so that we couldn’t hold out until it arrives next week to release our latest labor of love: Google Earth 4.3. With this version, we have completely … Continue reading

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Google Street View in Melbourne

Google-branded cars with roof-mounted cameras have just begun traversing our streets, taking highly detailed panoramic street-level photos for a new Maps feature called Street View. — SMH (2007-Nov-23) And so it was to be, at 16:00 hours 28-Dec-2007 we spotted … Continue reading

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My next tableware will be …

Topoware is a tableware collection that questions the landscape of dining. Taking inspiration from the recent popularity of geography as a media of communication (with Google maps) and more specifically with topographic maps, which define heights of a landscape two … Continue reading

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  3D/Elevation [1] 3D and Elevation options available when OziExplorer3D (separate product) is installed. works with both registered and unregistered OziExplorer and OziExplorer3D. (the unregistered limitations of each apply) most common formats of height/elevation data supported – SRTM, GTopo30, GLOBE, … Continue reading

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