Google Ancient Places: Google Books And Google Earth Combine For Research Resource

07/14/2010 10:50 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Guardian

A Google-backed research project is to map out the relationship between location and literature, visualising works related to a specific era or place using Google Earth.

A joint project between the Open University, the University of Southampton and the University of California at Berkeley, Google Ancient Places will let users search for books related to specific geographic location during a particular time period, which are then visualised on Google Earth or Google Maps.

Read more on The Guardian