“NEOGEOGRAPHY” IS NEAT-O!
Now see! THIS is why National Geographic rocks and why I’m a complete and utter nerd!
This is an excerpt from the article linked above…WOW!
Need to know where to find a mountaintop castle in Japan? How about the best fried cheese sticks along U.S. Route 66?
Now, thanks to a unique mashup of cartography and blogs, you can find what you need to know just by looking at a map…
Online maps such as those offered by software firms Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft have become ubiquitous tools for finding directions from Point A to Point B.
But creative travelers around the world are now embracing the “pushpin” features of such maps to post information, from the location of hidden tourist gems to the city spot where they shared their first kiss…
The trend has been dubbed neogeography, and some enthusiasts predict it could spur a revolution in electronic cartography.