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Country polygons as GeoJSON
Country polygons as GeoJSON in a datapackage
data  geo  geocoding  geography  json  geojson  countries  world  resource 
june 2017 by garrettc
What3Words
what3words is a giant grid comprised of 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares that cover the entire globe. It is the simplest way to communicate location.
gis  gps  location  mapping  maps  geocoding  geodata  geography  society 
october 2015 by garrettc
The Geotaggers' World Atlas
Paths from geotagged Flickr photos showing concentrations of photographers.
photography  data  geodata  geocoding  geolocation  geotagging  flickr  mapbox 
april 2015 by garrettc
Locating London's Past
Allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.
data  gis  geocoding  geodata  history  london  mapping  maps  geography 
february 2014 by garrettc
UK Postcodes
UK Postcodes is a webservice for postcodes in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As well as geographical information, it also returns information about council areas and constituencies.
api  geocoding  opendata  uk  geodata  geography  webservices 
january 2014 by garrettc
A Guide to Coordinate Systems in Great Britain (pdf)
Myth 1: "A point on the ground has a unique latitude and longitude" - eek!
geography  ordnancesurvey  data  geo  geocoding  geodata 
october 2012 by garrettc
Bear 71 - An interactive documentary
An interactive documentary which begins with the capture of a grizzly, its tagging, and then release. A first-person narrative tells a story through the eyes of the bear. As the observer, youfollow the bear and explore its environment on an abstract map.
art  documentary  nature  geocoding  geodata  geography  geolocation  flash  narrative  storytelling  wdcsintranet 
february 2012 by garrettc
SimpleGeo neighbourhood shapefiles
SimpleGeo release their European neighbourhood shapefiles under the Open Database License
api  geocoding  geodata  geography  geotagging  geometry  shapefile  opendata  opensource  openstreetmap 
august 2011 by garrettc
TileMill for Processing
How to use TileMill to style and generate rendered map tiles for use in Processing and PImages.
mapping  maps  processing  geodata  geocoding 
june 2011 by garrettc
GeoPy - A geocoding toolkit for Python
"geopy makes it easy for developers to locate the coordinates of addresses, cities, countries, and landmarks across the globe using third-party geocoders and other data sources, such as wikis."
python  django  geocoding 
june 2011 by garrettc
Geodjango Basic Apps
Simple Django Apps highlighting GeoDjango integration
django  python  tutorial  geocoding  geodata 
june 2011 by garrettc
Open Layers Widget
A javascript library for adding editable maps to forms. Standalone and Django versions available
django  python  javascript  mapping  geocoding  geodata  geotagging  maps 
june 2011 by garrettc
OpenStreetBlock
A web service for turning a given lat/lon coordinate into a textual description of the actual city block to which the coordinate points. Very much US focused though.
api  geo  geolocation  location  geocoding  mapping  maps 
april 2011 by garrettc
Nominatim - OpenStreetMap
"Nominatim (from the Latin, 'by name') is a tool to search OpenStreetMap data by name and address and to generate synthetic addresses of OpenStreetMap points (reverse geocoding)"
geocoding  geolocation  openstreetmap  location  api  geotagging  openapi  opendata 
march 2011 by garrettc
Data Science Toolkit
A collection of open-source tools to parse, geocode, and process data, all wrapped up in a virtual machine or EC2 image. REST/JSON API, CLI, Python and Javasript interfaces.
data  virtualisation  science  server  geocoding  text  mapping  vm  ec2 
march 2011 by garrettc
MondoWindow
Combines photos, air traffic data, wikipedia, and flickr to show where your plane is, and what's nearby
travel  maps  geocoding  mashup  flight  aircraft 
march 2011 by garrettc
TileMill
A modern map design studio utilising Mapnik and Carto (a CSS-like design language).
maps  mapping  geocoding  gis  opensource  visualisation  webdesign  webdevelopment 
february 2011 by garrettc
Yahoo! Placemaker™ Beta
Feed placemaker some text and it will identify locations and return geographic data for those locations in the form of WOEIDs.
api  yahoo  geocoding  location  geolocation  geo 
may 2009 by garrettc
Boundaries
Tom Taylor's tool for displaying Flickr's shapefile boundaries, all fed from our geotagged photos. See how Flickr sees the world.
mapping  location  local  woe  place  neighbourhood  visualisation  geography  geocoding  geotagging  torchbox  maps 
november 2008 by garrettc
Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery
Simon Wilison's excellent tutorial on combining jQuery, microformats and Mapstraction to add semantic and geocoding goodness to a list of restaurants.
api  geocoding  geotagging  hcard  howto  jquery  javascript  mapping  microformats 
december 2007 by garrettc
Geonames
"...contains over eight million geographical names and consists of 6.5 million unique features whereof 2.2 million populated places and 1.8 million alternate names."
community  creativecommons  data  database  research  resource  location  geotagging  gis  geocoding  geo  api  software  tagging  useful  webdevelopment  maps 
may 2007 by garrettc

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