Thursday, April 28, 2005

Google Maps helps facilitate Greenland expedition..

The "Google Maps hacks" continue. The company Guardian Mobility has outfitted two people and a team of dogs who are skiing around Greenland on and exploration of the country with a wireless data unit. Guardian Mobility, says:

She has been outfitted with one of our Tracer units which has a GPS receiver and send data to our backoffice through Globalstars Low-earth orbit satellite network. We're tracking her progress using Google Maps and using MyGMaps. to map multiple points onto Google Map's satellite imagery.

Here's a screen capture of what the information looks like once displayed on a Google Maps map-image:



..Very cool! If you know of any other sites that are making use of MyGmaps, please post them in the comments section! :)

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