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Earth Album – explore your planet

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Earth Album is a very simple and very effective mashup of Flickr and Google Earth. Just move the cursor around and you’ll be stabbed in the eye with gorgeous imagery from your chosen country or region. You can then refine your search using keywords to focus on a particular area. There’s also a Cooliris version if photo walls are your thing. Have a quick look, you won’t be disappointed.

[Photo of Svalbard from Flickr]

Earth album is a simpler, slicker Flickr mash-up that allows you to explore some of the most stunning photos in the world courtesy of Google maps and Flickr. To begin your journey, just click somewhere on the map, e.g. “India”. Note– since the top Flickr images are used, the images change every few weeks; bookmark this site and check back for a different experience in a month!

Tags: earth+album, google+maps+flickr+mashup

Dan Ferris is the Red Ferret’s Oceanic correspondent and Associate Editor based in Sydney, Australia. Despite not knowing Russell Crowe or Nicole Kidman, Dan has risen above adversity and now scours the world for interesting tidbits to write about. He spends far too much time photographing stuff and tinkering with computers.

Dan – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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