|Is Anybody on This List Using Wikimapia Yet?|
|Neal McLain (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:25:37 -0500
Wikimapia appears to be a cross between Google maps and Wikipedia. It |
combines satellite images from Google with a database of Wikipedia-like
"places" created by volunteers. Although Wikimapia has only existed for
a few weeks, it already contains an enormous number of places scattered
all over the planet.
To see how Wikimapia works, go to http://www.wikimapia.org/ and click on
You can also create a new place by clicking WIKIMAPIA-->ADD NEW PLACE.
For my part, I've been creating places all over the country. A few of
-- Brazoria County (Texas) Historical Museum, where I volunteer
-- The Spiral Jetty, an earthwork sculpture in the Great Salt Lake.
-- A PCS antenna on a lighting structure at an athletic field. You
-- The former location of the mouth of the San Bernard River. When this
-- The San Bernard Oak, the largest Live Oak in Texas. It stands in a
-- The Kansas/Nebraska Point of Beginning, the starting point for every
-- Independence, Kansas, home of our moderator. The main intersection
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