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How to tell Google Maps to avoid bad neighborhoods in San Francisco?

It's not likely that Google Maps, Apple Maps or similar apps would ever include a feature to avoid bad neighborhoods, because it could be labeled racist and attract lots of negative publicity. In ...
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How to tell Google Maps to avoid bad neighborhoods in San Francisco?

If you're traveling on foot in the touristy bits of San Francisco, just about the only rough neighborhood you're likely to stumble into accidentally is the Tenderloin, west of Union Square and north ...
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How to tell Google Maps to avoid bad neighborhoods in San Francisco?

Hoodmaps is a service that more generally allows labeling different neighbourhoods and 'areas' of a city. These labels are not primarily focused on 'perceived safety', and the quality greatly differs ...
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Looking for a site that shows major European train routes and their speed/duration

Partial solution: On direkt.bahn.guru, you can choose a station and get all stations with direct connections shown on a map, color coded by travel time. E.g., here are the direct connections for ...
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What Coordinate format does the UNESCO web site provide?

How to decode this coordinate? This looks like a UTM value for Zone 33N 'N' for northern hemisphere your source uses Zone 33 elsewhere, so 32 is a typo with Zone 32N, the result is in the middle of ...
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How to tell Google Maps to avoid bad neighborhoods in San Francisco?

Bad neighborhoods is something you learn about separately. In general, it's best to check official crime statistics. For SF, Google found me this map which clearly shows that crime scenes tend to ...
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What Coordinate format does the UNESCO web site provide?

As already answered, the coordinates are (should be...) given in UTM format. Of the 4 coordinates given in the document, only the one for Oseberg is actually a correct coordinate. The UTM format is ...
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Looking for a site that shows major European train routes and their speed/duration

www.chronotrains.com shows all destinations you can reach from a given station, color coded by time (1h to 8h). It also shows the cities you can get to especially fast. Example: This is the map for ...
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Where can I view a map with buildings/businesses that were present sometimes in the past?

There is also Land Viewer | EOS website you can use. You can choose the area of interest from the map and have a timeline of satellite imageries from the same area. For example, I looked at Seattle: ...
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What on earth has yet to be explored?

There are a surprisingly large number of unclimbed mountains left. Most of the tallest ones are off limits for political and/or religious reasons, but an even more surprising number of peaks have ...
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