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Sometimes I wish to rotate a map, I can do this with scribblemaps, but it is more of a drawing tool then a plain map view. Is there a better solution?

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Google Maps has a set of features in Labs just like GMail does.

  • Click the green labs icon: labs
  • Enable Rotatable Maps: Rotatable Maps
  • Save changes
  • In the maps, click the Rot Map button in the upper right of the map.

  • Rotate the map using the dial in the upper left of the map. dial

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Good find there. – ChrisF Jul 23 '10 at 13:48
Does a similar feature exist in the current version of Google Maps? Where even is the Labs option? – WAF Sep 24 '13 at 11:23


That has already been answered... but...

You could always try the Aviary Screen Capture Google Chrome Extension.

It will allow you to rotate anything in your browser.

Look what it did to this page!

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But does it keep the labels the corect way up so they are skill easy to read? – DoNotInstall Sep 6 '13 at 7:09
Aviary have withdrawn the service so it's a moot question I am afraid. – Metalshark Sep 23 '13 at 9:31

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