jump is a light weight maps library that works on its own, meaning, it is not a wrapper for OpenLayers or GoogleMaps API. Currently it is under development, but a lot of essential features work well.
jump stands for jQuery unified map plugin. It was supposed to be called simplified map plugin, but jsmp didn't sound so good.
Which creates this:
More demos can be found here:
Copyright (c) 2011 Eike Send, http://eike.se/nd
Dual licensed under the MIT or GPL Version 2 licenses, just like jQuery itself:
Eike Send (email@example.com)
You can also clone the project with Git by running:
$ git clone git://github.com/eikes/jump