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I wish to be able to quickly outline areas on Google maps, then print (or even better save) a rectangle of the map that contains the given area.

For example, I wish to outline a school paying field, then save the image the contains the school, the road it is on and the outlined playing field?

Is there a standard solution for this anywhere?


Taking a scream dump and using MS-Paint is too slow for the number of areas I need to outline.

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I've found Scribblemaps

It seems to do what you want.

There's also My Maps in Google Maps itself. There's a help topic here.

Depending on your location, you can create personalized, annotated, customized maps using Google Maps. Your maps can contain the following:

  • Placemarks
  • Lines
  • Shapes
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I usually use Google My Maps for when the "map" I create is of interest to limited other users.

If I want my "map" to be published (eventually) to the rest of the world I use Google Map Maker (GMM), provided that my country is one of those open for GMM editing. Currently, 181 countries are open.

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