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View Historical Imagery in Google Earth

Google Earth (version 5) allows for you to view  historical images over a period time for certain places. Some places allow for you to view images from World War II and compare the area before and after an attack on … Continue reading

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Tour the Ruins of Pompeii with Google Street View

Google maps now gives you the ability to tour the ancient ruins of Pompeii in Italy through the Street View feature.  You can start touring Pompeii by clicking the link below: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=pompeii,+italy+ruins&sll=40.716428,14.537315&sspn=0.061672,0.132351&ie=UTF8&hq=pompeii,+italy+ruins&hnear=&ll=40.748902,14.484834&spn=0,359.991728&t=h&z=17&layer=c&cbll=40.748902,14.484834&panoid=1e-bu_kis-dL1BnVGZhDdw&cbp=12,209.48,,0,7.63   You can also view Stonehenge and Louis … Continue reading

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Screencast: How to Create and Edit Maps in Google Maps

In this screencast, we will show you how to create a maps, edit the map (by adding directions, points of interest via markers, and drawing boxes to highlight areas on the map), and save them to share with others, under … Continue reading

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World Digital Library: Your Portal to Digitial Cultural Artifacts and More

Today I discovered the World Digital Library. The mission of this site is to create a centralized place where you can access digital items and artifacts from different times, cultures, and parts of the world and to raise awareness and … Continue reading

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