Tag Archives: Maps

3D Maps of Mount Everest

Everest 3D – 3D RealityMaps from 3D RealityMaps on Vimeo. You can view 3d maps of Mount Everest here. Like this:Like Loading…

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Resort Maps Celebrates 100 Maps

Since this popped into our keyword searches, I’ll pass along this item about Resort Maps which has maps of popular highpoint areas of the including Mount Washington, Mount Mansfield, Mount Marcy, Mount Greylock, Mount Mitchell, Clingmans Dome: Resort Maps, creator … Continue reading

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Google Spectacular New Map Service

Google has unveiled the beta version of its online map program. It has the usual Google niceties — no ads and astonishingly fast. One of the coolest features is that you can drag the map to move it making it … Continue reading

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Microsoft Seeks Patent on Longitude/Latitude

Slashdot has got tongues wagging over what it considers in essence an attempt by Micosoft to patent latitude/longitude over the presentation of data. The problem Microsoft says is that latitude/longitude in URL’s can take up too many digits. In the … Continue reading

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Navy Investigates Why Nuclear Sub Hit Undersea Mountain Which Was Not on U.S. But Was On Russian Map

The New York Times and other newspapers have released dramatic photos of the Nuclear Submarine USS San Francisco which collided head on at top speed (30 knots) with an uncharted undersea mountain 500 feet below the surface 360 miles southeast … Continue reading

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Coordinates for 50 highpoints for Delorme Topo 5.0

John McGee passes along this file for uploading the coordinates of the 50 highpoints to Delorme Topo 5.0 Like this:Like Loading…

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Mytopo Gets Big Coverage Prior to NFC Championship Game

Mytopo.com is about to get the highest attention I’ve ever seen for a topo mapmaker. Their maps are to be used immediately prior to the NFC Championship game on Sunday between Philadelphia and Atlanta during CBS Coverage of the Subaru … Continue reading

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Where To Buy Maps

Getting the classic USGS paper quad maps is an almost obsolete now with cooler options to get the maps so I’m not listing the paper map dealers here. You can find them via google though. The coolest mapping option is … Continue reading

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Richard Horne’s Amazing 3DEM Software is Coolest Free DEM Software!

Richard Horne has a freeware program 3DEM which is the coolest DEM maniuplation program anywhere. The program can make stunning 3D rotation movies, 3D VRML worlds and it spectacularly visualizes Digital Elevation Model data. It is the source of the … Continue reading

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Wheeler Peak, New Mexico, VRML World

The image above is from the Wheeler Peak VRML world below. WARNING: IT IS HIGH BANDWIDTH (500K). You will need the free VRML browser plug in to see it. You navigate it with your mouse. The coolest way to look … Continue reading

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