Beautiful Google Earth Layers 1


Download KML track of the vessel, equipped with an automatic identification system (AIS) transponder, which is currently required for vessels of more than 299 gross tons. Data are presented for each ship includes:

Name of vessel and flag
ship Type
Speed ​​and course
photos of the ship
Link to more detailed information about the ship

The data is collected about 500 ground-based receiving stations around the world, so it does not include ships, which far out at sea or in remote areas. But it’s still an impressive amount of data.

Many other features can be found their website, including the version of Google Maps data, which shows a bit more information and a few features missing in Google Earth.


Mapsplusmotion is making a digital historical atlas which shows at a glance how a city or a country has grown and changed over the centuries. The digital historical map forms the basis for educational presentations, and interactive and online applications. The applications of Mapsplusmotion are particularly suitable for educational projects in museums and historical-geographical access to heritage collections. As well as animation films and a custom-made historical layer in Google Maps, we supply interactive educational applications and printed material.