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Map tools

Shows the position of the sun at any time and location. See also The Photographer's Ephemeris, which is slightly less intuitive. Very similar to is - but it's not working at the moment after Google made changes to the charges for the Google Maps API. 

Global Gazzetteer

List of locations worldwide, with spelling variations in multiple languages and scripts. Very comprehensive, drawing from multiple sources

Dual Maps

Allows map, satellite, and Street View in Google Maps to be displayed simultaneously

Area Calculator

Gives the area of a shape you draw on a Google map


Helps estimate maximum crowd density for a selected area (French)


Converts degrees, minutes and seconds to decimal values, and vice versa


Provides detailed 3D views of mountains worldwide

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