Some great Google Map tools.
Most people think of Google Maps
in terms of finding a place or business, or getting directions from one
point to another. Others use the satellite images and terrain mapping
features. But there are tons of other uses out there for Google maps.
From mapping the weather and news to mapping things that aren’t maps
at all, like paintings or magazines, Google Maps has a lot to offer.
And there are free tools available out there for those who want to use
the Google Maps API without doing a bunch of coding. Here are more than
100 of the best mashups and tools out there right now.
Track This Now – Search for news worldwide or in a specific country (or group of countries) and have news stories marked on a map.
TimeSpace: World – An interactive map from the Washington post that shows current news items linked from a world map.
iMap Weather – An easy way to get current weather conditions and the forecast using a map-based interface.
Who is Sick? – Find statistics on a map for illness in your area, everything from allergies and runny noses to fever to stomach aches.
MapsZipcode – A Google Maps mashup that shows zip codes nationwide.
Area Code Maps – An area code map overlay.
– Find shared office space and see a map that shows all of the
amenities surrounding that space including coffee, food, bars and gyms.
Popular Google Maps – Browse popular Google Maps covering a variety of topics.
Map Builder – A quick and easy Google Maps mashup builder.
MapMyPage – A simple tool to put Google Maps on your website.
source and full listing of Google map tools