Friday, October 05, 2007

Google Map tutorial

I have been working on Google Maps and Google Earth lately. I hadn't explored Google Earth in a little while but it has some new features that are pretty neat. National Geographic has it's own database of pictures and articles that was similar to the one that I attempted for the Beaver. I would like to claim credit as inspiration, but apparently they came first.

The other thing that is really neat is a historic maps feature that lets you cruse some maps superimposed onto the earth. It's a pretty fun way to go through history - and it would be great with more options.

I also found myself trying to explain how to set up a Google Map and needless to say they have beaten me to it: