mapufacture is exciting for many reasons. It collects free geo imagery and data from many sources, and will continue to add more. The focus is worldwide, right now. It’s easier than ever for anyone to create maps, and for integration of maps in other sites. Most tantalizingly, mapufacture is poised to build aggregation on top of geocoded RSS, enabling a truly open and searchable geospatial web.
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