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Bringing travel and history to life on a map near you

08/20/2010| 9:44:33 AM| 中文

Interesting project from the BBC announced today to show how historical events and places around the world can be reinterpreted by using a Google Map mashup.

Ever wondered how far the Great Wall of China would stretch it it snaked across Western Europe? Or the size of Stonehenge it it were in New York’s Central Park?

Now you can…

Interesting project from the BBC announced today to show how historical events and places around the world can be reinterpreted by using a Google Map mashup.

Dimensions simply integrates the size of historical events with a user’s own location or any other place around the world, overlaying important places, events and things on a satellite view on a Google Map.

Simple yet extremely interesting.

Read the full story at:http://www.tnooz.com/2010/08/17/tlabs/bringing-travel-and-history-to-life-on-a-map-near-you/

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