Friday June 26, 2015

Use this 3D map application to tour the Star Wars Galaxy. Visit the planets and moons that were mentioned or seen in the movies.

Layers include: Planets, Stars, Death Star, Alderaan, Sector Grid and Galactic Regions.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Jun 26, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Tuesday June 16, 2015

In 2011, the OECD asked people around the world what they considered the most important to their well-being. They then used the data to create the Better Life Index.

This interactive map shows user information and well-being preferences by country or territory, each represented by a colour dot on the map. The colour indicates the highest-rated topic in that country and the size of the dot indicates relative number of responses.

Health is a top priority for many people!

Read more.

(Source: The Guardian)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Tuesday Jun 16, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday June 12, 2015

Driven by insights into travel patterns, the Global Destinations Cities Index provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. More than just a travel tracker, the Index delivers deeper understanding of how people move around the world and speaks to the importance and prominence of the world’s cities as homes, destinations and engines of growth.

Includes maps and statistics.

(Source: Docuticker)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Friday Jun 12, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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