There's a map of an ancient Syrian trade route that shows how one city's political sway extended farther than once thought. This map isn't a time-worn and mysterious etching on a stone tablet. Turns out it's easily found on a different type of tablet – the kind with apps.
The Iranian suspicion of Western mapping systems is getting a little silly.
An island that was present on international maps and Google Earth has been found not to exist by scientists aboard an Australian Marine National Facility research vessel in the Coral Sea off the North-eastern tip of Australia.
One of the greatest mysteries and legends of Greek mythology is the lost island of Atlantis.
If you are a big fan of Google Earth, you will definitely appreciate the new update. Yes, version 6.2 of the popular app ditches all the gaps you normally have to deal when exploring the planet.
There's a pleasant pub in London's Soho called the John Snow - and right outside stands the defunct water pump which Snow shut off when he realized that its water was giving the local residents cholera.
The new tablet version of Google Earth has been released.
Hurrah! The great day is here. And to celebrate, Google is parading its monarchist sympathies.
The trouble with being an archaeologist is that it's actually quite hard work. It tends to involve quite a bit of digging stuff up, often under a baking desert sun.
Google's brought a new level of realism to Google Earth, incorporating a more seamless Street View mode and three-dimensional trees.
A number of (relatively) recent satellite photos displayed on Google Earth indicate that the Syrian army has constructed a Scud missile base near Damascus.
Fed up with the world's unaccountable failure to embrace Ayn Rand's ultra-right-wing philosophy, a man has used the entire United States as a canvas to spell out his message.
Realizing that Google's mapping and location services are still superior to what it has, Apple has reportedly acquired a Canadian mapping company called Poly9.