[talk-ph] Wiki Loves Monuments needs some mapping help

Ed Garcia eppgarcia at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 13:15:25 BST 2012


Nice! That's a very good tip.  Thanks Jim

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Jim Morgan <jim at datalude.com> wrote:

> Ed Garcia wrote, On Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 02:37 PM:
> > Anyway, I have been locating many of these sites lately by using
> combined panoramio, google earth, wikimapia.  Latest ones are some POIs in
> Cagayan Valley.  Most often, I see some of these monuments tagged in
> panoramio photos that are linked to GE.
>
> Google Maps (not Earth) has a feature where you can right click on any
> point on the map, and select "What's Here?". That puts a large green arrow
> on the map. If you then click on the arrow it will pop up the co-ordinates
> (in decimal as well as degrees, minutes, seconds). Thought that was quite
> handy. And also, as you're placing the arrow yourself, then you're not
> stealing any info from the Google database, so I imagine you can use this
> information unrestricted.
>
> Jim
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