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

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How to use WebGL on Google Maps?

I remember Google Maps often asking me if I wanted to use 'web gl'. When I said yes, it reloaded, and the web gl version had better zooming in and out. Today, I can't find the option for Web GL. Where ...
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Google Maps: find level above sea of a place

Does Google Maps (or any other public GIS) have info of the level above sea of ground? If so, how can I get it?
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How do you search by highway exit number in Google Maps?

Is it possible to specify a highway exit number? e.g. "Exit 62, I-84, OR" This format doesn't work. Are there others that will?
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Can I display the circle with radius of N kilometers from specified place using google maps?

I need to see on Google maps the circle-radius of N km around specified city? There is some kind of similar feature when the button "Show My Location" is pressed. Any idea?
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Finding businesses within a n mile radius of a point with Google Maps or Earth

I'm working on an article that seeks to find a certain type of business within my borough. Ideally I'd be able to supply a KML file and have it return only businesses within those bounds, but I'm not ...
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Is there a way to find an address of something from Google Maps

If you can pin point on a Google map where you know something is can you get the actual address? For example you're in street view and your looking at a building that you want the mailing address for? ...
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Cleaned Wikipedia content used on Google Maps - dump available?

On Google, there are pages such as the following which provide a summary of the place in question taken from Wikipedia: ...
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Question about several Google Maps query string fields

Given the following Google Maps query string, http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&tab=ll&hnear=washington+dc&q=1600%20pennsylvania%20avenue, What do the following fields mean? ...
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How to get complete city data from Maps API's [closed]

i needed little help on how to go about it. i do not have much knowledge about Google Maps or Bing Maps API's as I am the database guy. We are building an emergency response system of a city. So for ...
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How to display Map Pin's of a website on the larger Google Maps?

There is a website displaying pins on a Google map included into one of its pages, but so framed that it's almost impossible to use and print. I'd really want to be able to make a screenshot of this ...
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Can I get a Google street view from a Google Maps using the API?

I created a Google map with 100+ markers using the API V3. Could I get the street view for every marker by clicking on it (in another map or in the same one) or something similar (not using the yellow ...
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map displaying real-time data

I'm looking for some sample code or a tutorial that would show me how to display live data from onto a map. Something like this: http://www.herdict.org/web/explore/herdometer http://glow.mozilla.org/ ...
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How can I tweak my Google Maps app to display polygons/markers based on zoom level?

I've created a hideous and slow Google Map at: http://test.barrycarter.info/gmap4.html The markers represent temperatures at given locations, and the polygons represent a Voronoi diagram of the ...
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Any restrictions on the data from Google Maps once retrieved? [closed]

Is there any restriction on how I should or can use the data once retrieved and saved from Google Maps through their API? In particular, in commercial purposes?
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Why doesn't Google Maps show my home and the starred locations while planning a route?

Is there any way to switch it back on? Now the starring function seems useless.
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How to view combined (overlaid) Google Map's map and satellite view?

There's "Sattellite/Map" button which toggles between map-only and satellite-only modes. How to view satellite image with the map (roads and rivers) drawn on top?
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Is there a way I can get the street list of Google maps?

I need it for our database development, as we are a real estate agency in 6 countries. As far as I know there is an opportunity to buy the street list for a certain amount/ year/country. How can I get ...
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Is there a way to get the Google Maps Driving Time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API?

As already said: Is there any possibility to get the google gaps driving time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API? I do not need current traffic. I do not need any kind of average driving ...
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Why do classic Google Maps and the modern Google Maps show different types of driving times?

As I am currently working on a project, where driving times are quite important, I've noticed that classic Google Maps and modern Google Maps show different types of car driving times. While the ...
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Google maps does not save my Places options

After saving many places in a map of mine that I modified with all details (logo and other info), when I reopen that map many details (like logo!!!) are not correct and I am not able to understand ...
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“My places” is missing

I have new Windows 7 machine with Chrome browser. I have opened Google Maps in browser and found that there is no "My places". How to create, save and share maps in this Google Maps version? I have ...
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How do I changed the saved zoom level of a map saved in Google Maps “My Places”

I saved two places to one of my maps in Google Maps My Places. I want to embed this map on a webpage. The zoom is too close. I want to zoom out 2 units. How do save the new zoom level to my map?
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Google Maps menu in Russian

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?
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How do I choose the icon for a place that I add to a Google Map (in My Places) when I add it?

This is the way it seems like I have to add places to a map I've made in "My Places": Open map Search for the place I want to add Click on its icon on the map, or on the left in its entry Click ...
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Directions are not displayed properly in Google My Places

Here is my map with locations and directions: ...
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How to make Google Maps remember my language?

Although this is minor issue, it is annoying. I'm usually logged into my Google Account and my Chrome browser remembers my login. All other Google services remember my chosen language. Only Google ...
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How to save embedded Google map to my account

Is there a way to save an embedded Google map with its pins to my account or my maps so I can view them in my Android mobile? For example, here's a map with ATMs of my city: ...
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Why are place names in London showing up in Japanese on maps.google.co.uk?

This is rather odd - I noticed recently that various street names and places in London are being labelled in Japanese (Katakana) on Google Maps (on maps.google.co.uk). For example, Vauxhall: I ...
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How do I find Google Maps?

I used to go to Maps on the upper google screen (next to Images). Then I could just enter and address and eventually get right down to street level to see the house or area. But now I can't seem to ...
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How to revert to old google maps? [duplicate]

How to change back to classic google maps? (the old question is obsolete, and the topic is protected so i can't answer it with updated answer!!!)