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US military uses map of DC for Trump's inauguration

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:16pm

Presidential inaugurations require a massive amount of coordination for both the celebration and security. To help plan it all out, the US military does what's called a "Rehearsal of Concept" (ROC) drill — which involves using a massively large map to plan the entire inauguration process.


2016 Google Searches

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:12pm

Using Google Trends Estately, a national real estate company, mapped out what each state Googled more frequently than other state in 2016.


5 Maps showing the new Megaregions

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:21am

Marchetti’s constant, a sturdy observation that humans since the Paleolithic Era have always lived roughly 30 minutes from their work - has now broken down.  


How the world is connected

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 1:40pm

We are connected by transportation, utilities, and communications.  Many of these can be (and are in this link) mapped. Check out the interface Harvard put together for viewing.  


Map library pinpoints site of 1966 bomber crash

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:34pm

This article points out the unforeseen value in recognizing and preserving spatial information data or changes.  



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