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Wednesday, May 22nd 2013

8:43 AM

Map Geek 05: The Big "O" Goes Hollywood


Map Geek 05: The Big "O" Goes Hollywood (OX version here) highlights celebrity natives and film settings. To make the map I created the list of waypoints in GSAK, exported it and opened it in various map programs, off- and online. The best results came from using an OpenStreetMap in BaseCamp, grabbing a screenshot, and using GIMP to replace the markers with stars. The map started like this:


and ended like this:
Here's an interactive map made in Google Fusion Tables. (Not embeddable on a cache page, unfortunately, but fun nonetheless.)

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