Locals and Tourists #123 (GTWA #17): Las Vegas

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Blue pictures are by locals. Red pictures are by tourists. Yellow pictures might be by either.

Base map © OpenStreetMap, CC-BY-SA

421dave, rwdeguzman, paulzy007, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. dirklancer 47 months ago | reply

    I didn't realize there were "locals" in Vegas. ;)

  2. Eric Fischer 47 months ago | reply

    Well, they aren't taking many pictures! But more than a million people live in the metro area.

  3. dirklancer 47 months ago | reply

    I was totally kidding ;) It is quite astounding how much different this is than most of the other cities - so much red, so little blue.

  4. mer-made 47 months ago | reply

    I wonder what that little blue center in the lower-middle of the maps is.

  5. MoronDude 47 months ago | reply

    I'm pretty sure that's McCarran Airport.

  6. ryanmccune 47 months ago | reply

    McCarran is the lower density of reds, blues, and yellows just east of the south strip. The blue area right in the middle corresponds to an industrial park east of the east-west runway. I have no idea why people would be taking pictures there.

    Apparently, I can't post a link to the relevant Google map.

  7. brianjgreen 47 months ago | reply

    That might be Sunset Park, but the marks are off slightly... There is another small cluster to the right down the street from there, which is the Ethel M. Chocolate factory.

  8. luna_c1973 47 months ago | reply

    Funny, I though the Strip would stand out more. ;)

  9. sportsed 47 months ago | reply

    I'm pretty sure the blue SE of the Strip is Henderson.

  10. michael e oliver 47 months ago | reply

    What's that red splotch ~directly west of Fremont?

  11. VideoPokerGal 47 months ago | reply

    the red splotch west of Fremont is Springs Preserve. The blue southeast of the strip and the airport is Sunset Park. The splotch of blue south near the bottom of the map and a little east of Sunset park is the District at Green Valley Ranch.

  12. tayswimmer88 35 months ago | reply

    That's right. Locals don't really go to the strip much... :-\

  13. _Topher_ 33 months ago | reply

    You should have contained more of the west and northwest of the valley which is Las Vegas. Technically, this is mostly Clark County and Henderson. (The majority of "The Strip" is actually not in Las Vegas but small townships in Clark County)

  14. Eric Fischer 33 months ago | reply

    The maps all show the areas where the most pictures are taken, not the legal limits of any city. If Las Vegas proper would like to be more central to the map, people are welcome to take more pictures there.

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