Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Episode 20: Review of Online Map Sources

The "Techies" review several online map services including MapQuest, Yahoo Maps, Rand McNally, Google Maps, Microsoft TerraServer, Windows Live Local, and Google Earth. With these services, you can not only find various driving directions but also satellite images, topographical images, 3D images, and angled aerial photography. These maps can be a great resource for research and presentations on a wide range of topics including Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Natural Sciences, and even just to find good hiking terrain for that weekend excursion.

Toward the end of the video, we also explain what a ".dmg" file is and how to use one to launch a program like Google Earth.

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Episode 20: Review of Online Map Sources

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