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Interactive story maps

Story Maps tell a tale or give information which links to a map and images of the described location.

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Story maps are being used in a variety of creative ways. Recently there were resumes posted as story maps on LinkedIn. Story maps can illustrate progress or the reverse when the index contains reference to a time-frame. Here background information is presented on Hawaii, linked to images that add color to the description. As tiled maps, any changes to them would necessitate a rebuild of tiles. Although the investment of time and energy is tremendous in creating the structure and the storage of tiles, the display time is greatly reduced.