BBC News’s map of the 2012 Olympic torch relay route doesn’t actually include the route, just the places the relay will be passing through; I imagine the exact route is to be determined. Via @HodderGeography.
Previously: Bing, Google and MapQuest Add Each Other’s Features.
Natural Resources Canada has produced a 42×45-inch poster showing the sites for the 2010 Winter Olympics in and around Vancouver. It’s a 1:250,000 topo map with 1:50,000 insets. Interestingly, the base map is in the old topo map format, while the insets are in the new CanTopo map format. The poster is available in JPEG and PDF formats. Via mapperz.
Is it too early to talk about the 2012 Olympic Games? Apparently not: the London 2012 organizers have released an interactive map of the Games that maps Olympic venues as well as their news and blog entries. Via Londonist…. • Continue reading this entry.
Last Olympics post for a while, I promise. This page is a Google Maps mashup that plots all medallists on their hometowns. It’s considerably cruder than the Earthgamz plugin (see previous entry), which also covers all athletes, but is more… • Continue reading this entry.
The Earthgamz Summer Olympics Google Earth plugin maps Olympic athletes to their hometowns; it uses the Windows-only embedded Google Earth plugin on the page, but you can also download the (somewhat unwieldy, in my experience) full KML file for use… • Continue reading this entry.
Heat maps of the Olympic medals, using Google Spreadsheets’s map widget: this one generates a map from a live results feed; Google Maps Mania creates a few using static medal numbers for the top 15, but divides the results by… • Continue reading this entry.
You may be aware that, in addition to The Map Room, I have another project that I work on during the Olympics: DFL, which chronicles last-place finishes. I’m at it again — this is my third kick at the Olympic… • Continue reading this entry.
I have a professional interest, you might say, in the Olympics. The BBC’s Olympics map maps the 2008 Games’s venues in Beijing (and, in a couple of instances, elsewhere in China). The map was built using Virtual Earth and… • Continue reading this entry.
I’m not the most consistent of bloggers even at the best of times, but, depending on how things go, over the next two weeks posts to The Map Room might be a bit sporadic due to the demands of one… • Continue reading this entry.