google-maps-type One of those I-wish-I'd-thought-of-this-ideas! Lot of work!  Over about 7 months (when he had free time between design projects) designer Rhett Dashwood searched miles and miles of aerial imagery from Google Maps (primarily over his home region of Victoria, Australia, in order to piece together a complete, aerial alphabet. Buildings, rock formations, hedge rows, roadways, anything...  nice one!