Friday February 17, 2017



Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever is a new Story Map that explores the importance of psychogeography in the music writtenby the Beatles.

It examines "the most important single ever", the Double A side record "Penny Lane/Strawberry fields forever".

By 1967,  the Beatles were at the peak of their creative powers. The inspiration of places central to their lives is shown through their songs.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

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Thursday February 16, 2017



William Smith's 19th century geological maps of Britain are available to be used via an interactive map interface.

Hillshade, county maps, geological map of the UK and a historic road map can be viewed.

(Source: The Map Room)

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Wednesday February 15, 2017



Great Lakes Region nuclear hot spots is a static map, created in 2013 by the International Institute for Concern for Public Health and Great Lakes United (in 2017, both these agencies are defunct).

It shows facilities specifically related to nuclear power generation. The inset map shows proposed sites for a deep geologically repository for Canada's nuclear fuel waste.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

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