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

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Completely turn off new Google Maps and go back to old one

I found new Google Maps slow, useless and pathetic. Is there any way, I can turn them off completely and go back to old, favored old Google Maps? Or is this, as with everything in Google, one way ...
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How to get the coordinates in the new Google Maps?

You used to be able to right-click and drop a lat-lon marker on a point to get its coordinates: How do you get the latitude & longitude in the new Google Maps? Update: just got an email from ...
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Get driving directions at specific time of the day

Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a specified time of the day? By that I mean the service should take into account the average traffic for that specific ...
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How can I get Google Maps to show street names?

Google Maps used to show street names, all the way down to minor back roads if you zoomed in enough. Now, those seem to be gone. Is is possible that I've accidentally changed a setting that displays ...
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Is there a way to export my starred locations from Google Maps?

I have hundreds of locations starred in Google Maps. I'd like to export the list of them so that I can import them into other software, like Google Earth or map applications on my Android phone. Is ...
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Create a Google maps link to a specific location

I'm looking to create a link to a specific location using latitude and longitude for positioning, however I would also like to be able to add a marker onto the map as well, at the same location. This ...
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How to show a marker with a description at specific coordinates via URL with the new (mid-2013) Google Maps

A link like this used to work up until the latest revamp of Google Maps (before July 2013): http://maps.google.com/maps?q=description+(name)+%4046.090271,6.657248 What it did was to show a map with ...
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In Google Maps, how do I find out the latitude and longitude of a point?

I am interested in finding the latitude and longitude of a point on a map. How do I do so in Google Maps?
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Create KMZ from Google Maps

I have a bunch of locations stored in "My Maps". Is it possible that I create a KMZ file that I can use in Google Earth?
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Get Google Maps to print entire map displayed

Whenever I try to print a Google Map (using their interface) it cuts off the edge of the map. How do I print the whole map showing?
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Can I create/view custom maps on the new Google Maps?

In the old Google Maps, I would sometimes create a custom map that contained several locations related to a particular topic or trip. In the new Google Maps, I can't see a way to create these maps, or ...
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Add many locations to Google Map?

I have a bunch of addresses that I need to add to one of my Google Maps. Google Maps just says to add each and everyone of them manually, but it's a lot of of work to do this manually. Does someone ...
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Create Google My Map from list of addresses

I have list of 25 or so addresses and I would like to create a Google My Map from them (so they are a set of placemarks). However, My Maps seems to allow creating placemarks only by drawing on the map ...
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How can I measure distance in Google Maps?

How can I measure the distance between two points in Google Maps? I just can't find any solution for it!
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How to get directions to my default location in Google Maps

When I go to Google Maps, it shows my default location. Often I then search/find a location/address and then want to get Directions from my default location, but there doesn't seem to be an obvious ...
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Change friends icon/avatar on Google Latitude

I recently started using Google Latitude with some of my close friends. Many of them have not set a picture for their icon/avatar yet, so when looking at a map it can be difficult to identify people ...
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How do I set a default Google Maps location?

Every time I open Google maps it defaults to Palmer Ranch Healthcare & Rehabilitation. How do I change this?