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10 February 2010

New York Times - 3D Olympic Venues Map

New York Times - 3D Olympic Venues Map

If you want just one map to locate events for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010 then this Interactive and Animated 3D Map created by The New York Times is it.

New York Times Olympic Venues Mapped - 3D Animated
  • Highly Detailed
  • Smooth Animated Zooms to Event Locations
  • Interactive (Users can control 3D aspects panning and zoom)
  • Informative Details on the Sport persons to look out for
  • High Quality Action Photographs.
Clicking from the Map above smoothly zooms to:
New York Times Olympic Venues Mapped - 3D Animated Bobsled
Users can control Aspect using the controls in the top right corner.

New York Times Olympic Venues Mapped - 3D Animated Halfpipe
Using Flash there is a quick response to load up a very impressive 3D Animated Map

Well done to
SHAN CARTER, MATTHEW ERICSON and JOE WARD; Additional reporting by Melissa Hoppert


Sources: Elevation data by Intermap Technologies Inc.; satellite photographs by Digital Globe, Province of British Columbia and TerraMetrics via Google Earth

Visit the New York Times - 3D Olympic Venues Map
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/02/09/sports/olympics/2010-olympics-venue-map.html


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