Google Maps mashup based on book locations

google mapNow this is what newspapers should be doing to their stories!

Check out the new feature on Google Book Search, where some mashups have been created to show on a map all the locations referenced in the text of the book. A cool one: Around the World in Eighty Days (scroll down a bit). If only they could pop in a Carl Hiaasen book next…

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Author: Danny Sanchez

Danny Sanchez is the Audience Development Manager at Tribune's and Danny has been with Tribune since 2005 in a variety of editorial, digital and product development roles in Hartford, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. He has also previously worked in the newsrooms of the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald.