Gaza map comparison – Google Maps vs Microsoft Virtual Earth vs Open Street Map

by Jon Thompson on January 4, 2009

While I am not running off to the field these days I still want to what is out there for us to use.  A simple comparison between Google Maps, Microsoft Virtual Earth and Open Street Map:

Google Maps

Google Maps

Virtual Earth

Microsoft Virtual Earth


Open Street Map

Google Maps is the clear winner.  However,  when you drill down the streets have limited detail and few street names.  Still, it is nice to see that someone took the time to map a bit of Gaza and provide us with a few tools.

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