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- FindHorsesForSale.net lets horse shoppers find horses around the wold. Users can view pictures, price, location, breed info, nearby stables, estimated payments, estimated shipping costs, and...
- MapsKrieg is a Web 2.0 style mashup of CraigsList and Google Maps. It provides an interface to view Craigslist apartment listings visually using the Google Maps API.
- First cruise site that plots cruise routes in Google Maps and Google Earth.
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Online mapping pioneer MapQuest is using open data to provide transit directions via its MapQuest Directions API and the OpenStreetMap-based MapQuest Open Directions API. In both cases, transit directions are based on the Google-created GTFS data standard that helps transit agencies share their routes, schedules and fares in a consistent format. Currently MapQuest's support is limited to six U.S. metro areas.
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