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- Google Map of historic locations in US cities. Initially in Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
- This site was born with the idea of creating a virtual space where anybody can upload their photographic works in panoramic format and relate them to the place where they were taken.
- Thanet Real Estate Mashup combining Blogger, Google Maps and Twitter
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Map mashups continue to mature in terms of sophistication and functionality, providing end users with an ever-expanding set of tools and applications. As a result, the intersection between traditional geospatial data and these new mashups requires well defined ways to transfer, distribute, and consume geospatial data in a web-friendly way.
The prevalence of mashups on the web is probably thanks to the Google Maps API and other mapping APIs. It remains the most popular type of mashup, more than three times the second-most, photos. The ubiquity means maybe map mashups have lost some of their luster.
Geocoding involves converting a description of a physical address into coordinates that represent that location on a map to perform spatial analysis. This tutorial on the Google Maps APIs blog describes the two approaches to geocoding with Google Maps APIs, and when to use them.
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