The NYT has a great article on the rise of maps made with web tools. A really nice overview with some interesting stats. There is a lot of mapping going on.
- 40,000 maps made on Platial
- 50,000 Google Map mashups
- 1,000,000 MSN Collection maps
- 1,300,000 Garmin maps of hikes, trails, rides
- 4,000,000 Google MyMap maps
- 25,000,000 Flickr Geo-tagged photos