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Interactive Map of US County Public Health Statistics

screenshot of County Health Rankings siteA new website called County Health Rankings analyzes public health statistics for each county in the US, creating state-by-state reports of the healthiest counties.  The website, a joint project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, analyzes healh factors (statistics about disease incidence, tobacco use, etc.) and health outcomes (such as life expectancy) to create county-by-county rankings of each state.  These rankings are then mapped for each state, using Flash-based Fusion Maps software (not free/open source) so that users can drill down to access county-level data.

iGMT: Interactive Mapping of Geoscientific Datasets

"This program is intended to make working with the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) easier. iGMT provides a graphical user interface for GMT and is written in the Tcl/Tk computer language. Besides supplying a user friendly way of handling GMT, iGMT comes with built-in support for many different geoscientific data sets, such as topography, gravity, seafloor age, hypocenter catalogs, plate boundary files, hotspot lists, CMT solutions etc."

An interactive mapping tool with a built in datasets.

Cancer Mortality Maps and Graphs

An interactive mapping client, lets you see the data before you.

Make you come back to see an article on making excel files in to geographical represented data.

Suitability for walkers: built by walkers

A free site, that makes google "push pin" maps. Allows users to use a simple and generic interface to make maps of destinations.

Rutgers interactive maps

Lets the user click on the map, to display info about the buildings. Many schools are still using static maps that are cumbersome to the user to understand and to find what they are looking for.