Book Mapped: Notable Locales Mentioned in Books

New cool thing from Google:

Our team has begun to animate the static information found in books by
organizing a sample of locations from them on an interactive Google Map, with
snippets of text from the book, and links to the actual pages where the
locations are mentioned. When our automatic techniques determine that there are
a good number of quality locations from a book to show you, you’ll find a map on
the “About this book” page.

http://books.google.com/books

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