MapQuest - Afghanistan [source of Afghanistan map]
MapQuest - North Eastern US [source of US regional maps]
Where is China? It is down over there... [looking through the Earth....]
Thanks to MapQuest.com
There is a few percent error in scale among the maps.
The original MapQuest US regional S and SE maps were scaled +8% to be of
more similar scale to the others.
In the early 90's, Xerox PARC's map server was a nice, flexible, desktop hack.
It's now N years later, and "here in the future" ... I'm hand scaling map
images, and trying not to care about projections.
Surely we can do better than this...?
Switch to PNG/JPG for dialup folks.
Little Afg beside full US map. Drifting over. With neighboring countries.
Afg move/still. Solid/trans click toggle.
Dragable. For city/terrain matching.
Richer Afg map. W reference overlay.
Terrain crosssection. Geology.:)
Compare geographical critters - cities, roads, rivers, mountains, etc.
Virtual tourist - mouseover pops up images.
with some newer browsers.
2001-Oct-18 Now works in IE.
There were some unlogged experiments over the last few days.