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Mashup showing locations of 200 places mentioned in the Bible. Going for accuracy they try to pinpoint the locations of the ruins of ancient cities instead of using the locations of modern cities...
This tool shows you restaurant ratings around your location. If you want to go beyond your normal lunch places, this is a great app.
Compare the two mapping systems. As you move around one map, the other moves also. This site also contains a search as provided by our very own Dr. Neil.
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