Google Maps is a free web mapping service and API provided by Google.

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Is location within radius? [on hold]

I'm trying to create a "check availability" function on a website. Basically, the way I envision it is to create a radius around certain coordinates. Any address within 5000 feet of this radius (...
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Take point location data from Embedded Google Maps on a webpage?

I understand that this question has been asked before and that it depends on the API of the website that has the point data. Now before you ask me if I have clicked the "Sponsored by Google" image, no ...
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Minor street names are not appearing on Google Maps

There only major streets are showing on the map where I used to have the names of the smaller streets. Other users have reported this and its not answered correctly.
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Can you download 3D models of cities from Google Maps?

I often see CAD/3d models of cities in Google Maps. Can one access the data of these models and download 3D topography of a region to use it in a creative or architectural 3d project?
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If I need to pick up my kids, then add a reminder

I've just signed up for If This Then That and I'm trying to compose a recipe for the following situation. My kids don't have their own Google Calendar accounts; we use the family account for ...
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Can Google Maps find every street in a city by the number?

I was searching around my neighbourhood and realized that, after punching in a few numbers in the area, Google Maps will auto-suggest close-by areas and other places relative to that number. For ...
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Switch to street view in Google maps search results

In a past question, I've expressed my confusion about Google's behavior when it comes to navigating between search results by type of content (web search, image search, maps search…) - without losing ...
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Offline bookmarks in my maps in Google Maps

I have a map in mymaps of google. I have added some bookmarks to it because I am going to a trip and wanted to highlight the places I'm going. The thing is those bookmarks are not accessible offline. ...
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How does Google Maps determine which cities to show at which zoom level?

I'm curious as to how Google Maps determines which cities to show at a given zoom level. For example, while focused on the U.S. and using the highest zoom level that still shows cities, it seems to ...
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Create a map with large number of arrows

I want to plot my sales data using arrows on a map. I have data in the following format: [From Location] [ To location ] [Lat] [Long] [Lat] [Long] 1. X1 ...
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To what extent are Google Maps travel time estimates determined by traffic data? [duplicate]

This is a curiosity question instead of a "how do I do ..." question. I'm always impressed that Google Maps nearly always guesses right when I ask it how long it will take to get from A to B. My ...
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How to get a listing of businesses in Google Maps?

When I search for Multicultural Arts Center in Google Maps I get its My Business info, including its categorization as Art Center. Is it possible to get a complete listing of other Art Centers in the ...
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How do you find nearby supermarkets on Google Maps?

In my country (UK) thousands of tiny local convenience stores have the word "supermarket" in their names, so whenever I need to find a supermarket, Google Maps is pretty much useless. Is there any ...
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How long will it take to change a shop name on Google Maps?

I have tagged a photo studio in my location. Unfortunately, I added the wrong name for it. Then, I edited the entry to the the right name but the status is still pending. For the confirmation, my ...
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How set metric system default and unchangeable in Google Maps?

I just moved to the US and suddenly every search on google maps uses miles as the default option. I can go to options and change it to Km for every search but I was looking for something permanent. ...
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How do I copy the address from Google Maps?

How do I select and copy the address from Google Maps? I need to copy the info to a restaurant into a Meetup. It won't select the text!
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Google maps timeline queries

I know I can use Google maps timeline to see where I have been at some point in time. Is it also possible to have more sophisticated queries, like when was the last time I visited some place?
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Save a place in Street View

Is it possible to save a place while in Street View mode? For example with this Google Maps link (screenshot) If I click the pin icon in the top left corner, it takes me to a screen where there's a ...
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Does Google Maps still provide fares for routes by public transportation?

I remember a few years ago when I searched for routes between two locations in Baltimore, it showed the fares for routes by public transportation. Now when I do the same thing but for New York City, ...
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Multiple Waypoints in Google Maps

Question about google maps.This is the direction that I want to reflect on the map Singapore -> Brisbane -> Melbourne -> Hong Kong Can't do it through driving coz it won't allow overseas. Can't do it ...
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Measure distances between multiple points in Google maps

I have multiple points localised in Google maps as the image shows I want to measure the distances inter-points I have nominally around 50 points , so I have to find 50*50 calculated distance.
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Is there a way on Google Maps (online version) to make Public transportation the default mode?

Google Maps on Android allows the user to set his prefered mode of transportation. I didn't find a similar mode on the web-version. Does such a mode exist?
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How to add an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?

Is there a way in desktop browsers to import an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?
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How to open custom (embedded) Google maps in full view?

I want to open an embedded map that has custom routes in it in full view but clicking the "Google" logo only takes me to the map without all the custom information. How do I open a custom map in full ...
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Is it possible to embed a map in a Google Keep note?

Just as the title says, is it possible to embed a map from Google Maps (i.e. when you click on "share") in a note from Google Keep?
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Can I Add Multiple “Locations” to a single row for a Map Chart

I have a Google Spreadsheet that I am testing out the Map Chart with. I wanted to test two Charts, Org and Map. So I thought that a list of gods would give me both. However, I ran into a situation ...
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How do i map two addresses creating a route?

I have about over 200 routes to map. I have an excel sheet (CSV file) containing the addresses with start and end point. I would like to know if there is any easier way of importing the data with a ...
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Link to Google Map with Places name and Coordinates selects wrong location

I'm sorry I can't list specifics here. Term of the contract and all. The client wants links to their (very large number) of stores on google maps from their web page listings. This works for the ...
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Google Maps: How do I start a route that I've saved to My Maps?

I've started using Google's My Maps feature for planning both an upcoming trip to California and some semi-regular motorcycling routes. I've figured out how to create maps and share them with people, ...
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How to update Google “My Maps” when Spreadsheet data changes?

In the process of building a Google My Maps map, I found that it's quite handy to import spreadsheets from your Google Drive to use it source for your map layers. As using spreadsheets is pretty much ...
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How can I make the sidebar appear by default in a custom Google Maps?

I would like to have the sidebar shown by default in the new version of the custom Google Maps. Is there any way to achieve this?
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Share places between Google maps and Here maps

I have saved many places on Google maps and I would like to use it also on Here maps. How can I share those info? The perfect is to share all the info (GPS coordinates, notes and graphic design) but ...
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How do I report/change the $ rating of a restaurant on Google Maps?

This place is rated $$, but it should be $$$$. I tried to "Suggest an Edit", but the dollar rating wasn't available to change.
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Copying a Google “Maps” search field to an “Image” search field

Say I searched for my childhood's school on Google Maps: After seeing the "Earth View" of it, I feel like searching for Images of this college, on Google Image search. Is there a way to launch an ...
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Google My Maps: how to limit embedding?

I created a map using Google My Maps, and now I want to embed it in my website, but I want to control who else can embed it. How can I do so? I have been reading up on the documentation, and haven't ...
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How does Google Maps see my hardware details (and decides to disable 3D view)?

Google Maps’ 3D view is not supported on my Laptop (Thinkpad X200). How does Google Maps recognize/decide that my hardware through my browser is not “supported”? How to circumvent this check? I’m ...
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How can I invite people to add a marker to a map created with Google Maps My Maps?

Background: I am looking into the ways of inviting people to add markers to a map that I created using My Maps of Google Maps. I know that I can share the link to the map with editing rights but ...
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Mapping Google Calendar events

I would like to display a Google Map with all of my calendar events such that the user can see points on the map relating to the locations of different events. When they click on the point it should ...
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How to search for places along a route?

I often try to integrate some errands in trips while I'm underway. For instance, I might look for a specific kind of store that is reasonably close to where I pass by. I am trying to find out how to ...
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Company not found on Google Maps

I have been trying to search our business place (Bonteheuwel Library, Bluegum Street, Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, Western Cape) on Google Maps, but to no avail. Is there some way that Google can sort out ...
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Is there a way to return to satellite birds-eye view with latest Google maps?

Using Google Maps with latest Chrome/Win10, two questions: How do I get to overhead satellite photo views? Currently I just have 'Earth' and 'Map'. How do I get to 'birds-eye' satellite photos ...
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Why isn't Google Maps always detailing the routes it suggests?

Sometimes when using Google Maps, I get many details about the trip. Sometimes, not at all. Here's a screen grab showing Google Maps not displaying any details at all: and here's an example of ...
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Filtering all matching locations in Google Maps

I am looking for a way to list all the physical in-range locations of companies which meet a particular criteria in Google Maps. For example, when I input "supermarket" into Google Maps I find out ...
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Google Maps Service Area Business - How many areas can I add?

I am adding our business to Google Maps, and since we're a web shop I am selecting that "I deliver goods and services to customers within this area: Now, there are two options. One is to set a radius ...
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How to view my contribution points in Google Maps?

Because of this news that Google is now willing to give 1 TB of Google Drive storage to diligent Local Guides, I was encouraged to take photos of places near me, review edits, and make reviews of ...
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Show/Share own Google Maps Timeline to others

My smartphone logs all my visited places via GPS and Google Maps Timeline. This way I can review where I've been. https://www.google.com/maps/timeline Is there any way to grant access (or share) my ...
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Force Google Maps to display my location with correct zoom

Whenever I open Google Maps (by typing maps.google.com URL) in Opera, I always see map of Central Europe, not my location. How can I force GM to display my location? The "Give Maps permission to use ...
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Additional details in address field of Google Contacts to be ignored by Google Maps

I need to have additional details in the address fields of my Google Contacts. These additional details interfere with Google Maps finding the address. For instance: Street Street Name 24, etaj 2, ...
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How to display a date range on Google maps timeline

On the new Google timeline I can only seem to select a single day or month or year. https://www.google.com/maps/timeline On the previous version, I could choose a date range. Any ideas how to do ...
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How do map applications calculate travel times?

What is the simulated speed used to calculate the travel time for each route? Is it the speed limit for each road, simulated speed by actual time, or something else?