This wiki is no longer maintained as of April 2012. Existing users may update articles, however user registration is disabled.
PublicEarth is a "for-profit wiki" with its data browsed primarily by location. Infomation on places, as either points or areas, is displayed on a map and tagged with relevant information.
MublicEarth creates KML data which it overlays over a Google Maps map. Users are able and encouraged to add data of their own and refine the information already within the project.
The Public Earth Project was created in December 2007 by Duncan McCall and David Hose, with the time between then and November 2009 spent gathering data for the initial release. In November 2009 PublicEarth.com opened to the public, and had almost 5 million points of interest at release.