A tool to view the abstract aesthetics of individual layers of data in Google Maps, and to examine how we interpret and affect the earth's geography.
Other Ideas: analyzing how Google defines geographic and cultural features, such as "points of interest", "parks", and the "man made landscape"
Map imagery and data © Google
Legal: Google Maps Terms of Service (Version: April 20, 2012) has been followed as carefully as possible in order to create this artistic project. In some instances, web browser technologies and the implementation of this project and it's affiliated web sites will unintentionally hide Google Identity features detailed in section 10.1.1(b) of the of Google Maps TOS. Care has been taken to credit Google and it's services fully. Additionally, all features of this project were created with the Google Maps API, and no reverse engineering or editing of map tiles occurs in this project. Questions and concerns can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org