Not exactly what Robert Louis Stevenson had in mind when he wrote treasure island, but if the cabin boy had had an iPhone it could have been a different story.
This superb Bing map shows instances of Piracy on the high seas and users can click on the pushpin for more information. You can also sort a list on the left hand side by date, victim and aggressor.
The developer offers a premium version of the software that includes a heat map and interactive timeline. If you’re planning to take your dinghy out this weekend it could be just the tool you need.
For more information and to see a full review of the map see Chris Pendleton’s blog here.
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