Malleable Musings

January 29, 2009

Google Maps JavaScript API Example

Filed under: Data Visualisations — Tags: — Brendan @ 8:51 pm

Just been playing around with the Google Maps API to visualise new student numbers in a different way. The map below gives an idea – but I haven’t quite got it right mainly – as I can’t find a list of what Google calls different countries.

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Just discovered the ISO list on Wikipedia which seems to work as long as the two letter domain name doesn’t match the abbreviation used for a US State, therefore Canada (CA) and Malta (MT) for example need to be renamed in full. Bizarrely Uganda (UG) also gets plotted in the UK?

1 Comment »

  1. […] In the past I’ve used the Google Maps Data Visualisation tools to build things like this. […]

    Pingback by Playing with KML and Google Maps « Malleable Musings — July 27, 2009 @ 12:12 am

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