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- MSN Virtual Earth used to plot photos from the America 24/7 project.
- Map of hotels, apartments, hostels and spas in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with links to their websites.
- Very interesting mashup technique from Microsoft Research, MSR. Shows how any type of map image data can be layered on top of a Virtual Earth map. This example with bike trail maps.
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