Friday, January 30, 2009

Live EarthQuake Monitors – Data, Maps and Realtime Info

The Exploratorium brings us live earthquake monitor and mapping links! Normally I wouldn’t cut an paste so much info but in light of messages I’ve received from mariners worried about...

January 30, 2009
Total Views: 274

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Real Time Casualty Information – Mapped

Interested in the latest marine casualty reports? Lloyds MIU, the world’s only casualty reporting service, has a new map that plots ship incidents as they happen. The site also lists...

December 13, 2008
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Saturday, November 22, 2008
Maritime Security

Modern Pirate Maps – Avoiding The X Might Be Your Best Option

Pirate maps have long been the a source of intrigue but modern day treasure hunters more often use advance technology like remote operated vehicles and sonar systems than maps stamped...

November 22, 2008
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Friday, September 12, 2008

Projected Storm Surge From Hurricane Ike – Mapped

These are projection maps of flooding from Hurricane Ike released by the Texas Governor’s Office.  The National Hurricane Center is predicting Hurricane Ike to reach the coast sometime late Friday...

September 12, 2008
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Cross Atlantic Cables – Interactive Map

Tat Communications has a map of their subsea offerings. We’ve shown similar maps before but this one is interactive! Click on the image above to view in full screen.

June 24, 2008
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Monday, April 7, 2008

Antipode Maps: The Far Side of the World

This map shows the antipodes of each point on the Earth‘s surface – the points where the blue and pink overlap are land antipodes. Notice that most land has an...

April 7, 2008
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Earthquake ALERT – San Francisco

A Magnitude 5+ earthquake was just (last 1/2hr) recorded in San Francisco. Stay tuned for more details and please write any information or links you have in the comments section....

October 30, 2007
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Monday, September 24, 2007

reader map

In preparation for our announcement of 200,000 page views since launching gCaptain this May I wanted to share some of our user information with you. Of course we would never...

September 24, 2007
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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Hurricane Tracking Mashup

Here is a list of gCaptain’s picks for the most interesting ways to track Hurricanes. 1)’s Hurricane Tracker. Click on past and future tracking points for more detail on...

September 18, 2007
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