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- Very unique mashup that allows you track any of dozens of satellites in realtime as they circle the earth. Watch them move across the top of Google Maps. Lots of peripheral details as well.
- MountainsMounts.com provides over 100,000 mountain peaks geo information and shows the mountains on a map.
- Google map of the journey of Abass Hassans from Somalia Refugee Camps in Kenya to Princeton University.
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