PBDB Navigator is a map application that allows users to explore the Paleobiology Database.
It shows the location of every fossil find worldwide.
Users can filter by taxonomy or by geologic period. They can also factor in continental drift.
(Source: Map Room)
A round-up of resources that allow you to lego-ify maps.
- Lego-ify is a simple tool for turning your world into a lego map, consisting entirely of coloured plastic bricks
- Brick street view turns Street View into Legoland
- Lego style map is made of coloured brick textures, creating a Lego map of the world. When panning around the map, notice how the perspective on the 3D buildings changes, depending on your point of view
(Source: Google Maps Mania)
This map feature, posted by the Economist, looks at where in France the National Front is on the rise.
The maps and chart shows the Unemployment rate, National Front voting share, and the Paris region vote share by distance from capital.
(Source: The Economist)