launches a new comprehensive geographic information website

May 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Pooley Publishing is proud to announce the successful launch of Map of the World ( a comprehensive and interactive geographic information website.

Map of the World is packed with street and satellite level maps for over 100,000 cities from 275 countries. Every page on Map of the World contains detailed information about the region such as population, language, and neighboring cities as well as an interactive map of the region.

Despite the sites young age, Map of the World has found a strong following among information hungry Internet users. The comprehensive and clean nature of the site makes it easy for anyone to quickly find a snapshot of all important geographic locations on the planet.

Each map found on the site is completely interactive. Using the mouse, users can pan, zoom, and toggle between map perspectives.

Map of the World features a comprehensive search facility for all the cities and countries found on the site.

Updates occur regularly, and new cities and countries are added constantly over time.

Map of the World is an example of a new wave of modern web sites known as "Mashups". Taking information and services from various sources, mashup web sites offer compelling content without the budgets and infrastructure of larger companies.