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GMapCatcher, An Offline Google and OpenStreet Maps Viewer

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

GMapCatcher is an offline map viewer utility that allows users to view maps without a need of Internet connection once they are loaded. The application supports many different services:

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The Marvel of Marble

http://cristalinux.blogspot.com

Marble is one of the initiatives that are part of the KDE Education project. This application provides several different "skins" to a 3D rendering of the Earth, ranging from temperature maps to very detailed street maps based off OpenStreetMap.

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OpenStreetMap reaches 300,000 contributors

http://www.h-online.com

The OpenStreetMap Project has announced that it has surpassed more than 300,000 registered contributors and that it is now accepting venue suggestions for next year's State of the Map conference

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OpenStreetMap to reach 250,000 contributors today

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The OpenStreetMap (OSM) Project has announced that it will reach more than 250,000 registered users today

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OpenStreetMap project gains ground

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The ambitious volunteer-based OpenStreetMap has now mapped more than 120,000 km of South African roads. It's ambitious and time-consuming work to produce free maps of the whole of South Africa, but that is exactly what the OpenStreetMap (OSM) team is doing.

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OpenStreetMap reaches 200,000 user milestone

http://www.h-online.com

OpenStreetMap Founder Steve Coast has announced that the OpenStreetMap (OSM) Project now has more than 200,000 registered users. The project, originally started in August of 2004, has become increasingly popular in recent months. The new milestone comes less than ten months after the project reached 100,000 registered users back in March of 2009.

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French grant OpenStreetMap access to land registry data

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According to a Nabble post from an OpenStreetMap (OSM) community member the French Minister of the Economy, and the Direction Générale des Finances publiques (DGFiP) in charge of the French cadastre have allowed the OSM project access to vectorised geo-data from the French land registry.

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OpenStreetMap grows, spawns ecosystem

http://uk.techcrunch.com

OpenStreetMap started four years ago in the UK as a project to create a free and editable world map. What began as a few geogeeks wandering the streets with their GPS’s has turned into a global movement with over 75,000 registered contributors.

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Spend your vacation getting started with OpenStreetMap

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We have written about the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project many times, but we have yet to explain how to get started with it as a contributor. Since it is the vacation high season in the Northern Hemisphere and many more people will be hitting the maps, this is the perfect time. You can contribute a lot to the project even if you don't own a Global Positioning System (GPS) device -- or even a compass.

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An Openmoko bike ride

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"I've been having fun with new purchases recently: a new bike, and a Neo Freerunner phone from Openmoko. The phone is also my first GPS, and it's doing a fine job as one: ..."

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OpenStreetMap project imports US government maps

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OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project in the process of building a free, Web-accessible, user-editable map of the world. So far, most of its map data has come through user-contributed GPS traces, but OSM has recently undertaken the bulk import of government-collected data covering the entire United States.

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