Friday, April 16, 2010

Fun with freemaptools.com

Using freemaptools.com radius-around-a-point utility, Guambat has added visuals to the relative position of his burrow. (Click on a map to enlarge it; right click to open in new window.)

This is a circle (egg-shaped due to the 13 degrees north latitude) around Guam with a radius of 2400 miles, which is roughly the distance between San Francisco and Hawaii:



This is a circle with a radius of 2600 miles, which is roughly the distance between San Francisco and New York:



This encircles an area around Guam with a radius of 3500 miles, which is a bit less than the distance between Guam and Hawaii:



And finally, this "circle" shows how much of the planet is as near to Guam as Guam is to the US West Coast:



Can you spell s-t-r-a-t-e-g-i-c ?
Better yet, can you think of a better place to travel from?

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