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Jan112011

Tracking the Floods in Queensland Using NineMSN & Bing Maps User Collections

As many Australians and others around the world have their eye on the catastrophic floods in Queensland, Australia’s ninemsn used Bing Maps’ user collections to map out where the floods have occurred.

The collection is a great example of how online maps can be dynamic sources of visual information and context. Simply a list of cities affected by the floods cannot show just how dense of an area or how wide these floods affected.

Queensland floods Map

You can also check out Brisbane (Queensland) flooding history and the predictions on this map made by John O’Brien (SoulSolutions).

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