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According to this help article: Go to http://maps.google.com. Click the Help button (white question mark in a blue circle) at the bottom. Click Return to classic Google Maps. Click Yes in the notification bar that appears. On the landing page that appears, follow the instructions to opt out permanently. Any feedback you could provide as to why you wanted ...


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Google Maps has a set of features in Labs just like GMail does. Click the green labs icon: Enable 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.


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Google Maps offers drive time in current traffic and a view of traffic conditions on a given day, but unfortunately not drive time on a given day. It isn't automatic, but you can do some planning by seeing what the traffic would be like on a given day on possible alternate routes. Head to Google Maps and select your start and finish points as usual. Then ...


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There's a distance measurement tool present in Google Maps Labs. To enable this, click on Google Maps settings ( the Gear Icon) & select Google Maps Labs (or just go to the labs page directly). Enable distance measurement tool Once this is done, you'll see a ruler on the bottom left corner of the map, click on it to enable Distance measurement mode ...


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In Google Maps Labs are two features which can do that. LatLng Tooltip Displays a tooltip next to the mouse cursor showing the latlng directly underneath it. LatLng Marker Adds an option to the context menu that lets you drop a mini marker showing the latlng of the position that the cursor was pointing at when the context menu was evoked


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The sensor parameter is required by Google as they need this information for statistics as part of their licensing terms with their data providers. Taken from this Google Groups post (from a Google employee by the looks of it) The sensor parameter doesn't give you any geo location capabilities it just lets us know as part of our licensing terms ...


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There is a small little text saying "Image Date: March 2011" at the bottom of the street view (from the link you provided), though I can't confirm that it refers to the date the Street View image was taken, but its quite likely the case as there isn't any other images that it can refer to. Hope this helps in getting an approximate date of when the image is ...


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Google Maps: Street View: Privacy and Security (UK version) Individuals and license plates are blurred We have developed cutting-edge face and license plate blurring technology that is applied to all Street View images. This means that if one of our images contains an identifiable face (for example that of a passer-by on the sidewalk) or an ...


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It's very straightforward. Just use the following link, changing the latitude and longitude for yours. The z is the zoom index, you can play with it to get where you want. http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&hq=&ll=35.028028,-106.536655&z=13 I got this information by clicking on the "Link" button in the right hand corner above a map. This will also ...


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Google says you can't. From Google Support: How can I tell when a specific image was taken? Street View doesn't currently provide information about when an image was taken. We've heard from you in our forum that this information would be useful to have, and we'll keep that in mind as we continue to develop Street View.


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The satellite view is a static image. It will get updated after a period of time (known only to Google) if there is a suitable image available. That image will have to have less than a certain percentage (again known only to Google) of cloud cover so that most, if not all, of the ground is visible. Images of urban areas will need less cloud cover than rural ...


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Google Earth and Google Maps share the same imagery. See understanding Google satellite imagery for more information. In general, the imagery is one to three years old. You can see imagery dates in Google Earth to see when an particular area was last updated. You can do it one of two ways: Click View > Historical Imagery Click the Clock icon in the ...


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Building Maker is a great tool, but only available in a limited set of areas. However, you can download Google SketchUp to make any 3D models, including buildings for Google Earth. You'll need to upload geo-located models to the 3D Warehouse for review and publishing. See the geo-modeling section of SketchUp's Help Center.


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You can report the error to Google from the marker on the map. After you search for a place, click the appropriate marker. The info window appears. Click Edit > Report a problem. Select the issue that pertains to this place and add any comments you have. Click Report a problem. Google will investigate the place you have reported. Taken from this help ...


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I think the easiest way to do this is to create a KML file with all you lat/long coordinates and open them using googleEarth or google maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?q= "YOUR KML FILE URL HERE") Some info on creating a valid KML file: http://code.google.com/apis/kml/faq.html#howtocreate and here you can find an excel to KML converter: ...


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It's a bit hard, but a workaround that seems to do the trick: Go to Google Maps - My places: http://maps.google.at/maps/myplaces CREATE NEW MAP, name its title "Starred Items to export", set it to [x] Unlisted, Done Click on My places again to get back to the places list, select Starred For each starred item do the following: Click on the starred item, ...


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You should contact Google directly to do this. Your best bet would be to use one of the options on this Google Maps Support page. Fix an error on Google Maps Help us make Maps better Community edits allow you to modify the information you see on Google Maps, making it more accurate for everyone. Find out how you can: Report ...


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LEFT-click on the place that you want coordinates for. Notice that there is a small circle which radiates at that place, or the nearest on-street place. In the top left of the map, a small display box appears, showing the address and lat/long coordinates: You can copy / paste these as text. They are also a hyperlink: if you click on them, then the ...


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Selecting My Places within Google Maps will give you a list of your saved/starred locations. Clicking the dropdown next to Work will let you Edit the address there. Google also have a help topic on this subject.


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Share Because the new Google Maps URL automatically updates as you use the map, you can copy and paste the URL at any time. To share the map with others: Double click the the browser bar with your URL (e.g. http://www.google.com/maps/preview). Copy the URL by hitting CTRL + Copy. Open an email, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, or any other ...


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You may want to check out: Google's Building Maker: Create 3D buildings online Building Maker is a 3D modeling tool for adding buildings to Google Earth. It's fun to use, and an easy way to get on the 3D map. Here's how it works: Select a city from around the world. Make a building with photos we provide. Save your building and it will be ...


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In safari go to maps.google.com Tap the bottom left icon on the map (it looks like a list). An alternative to this step is to scroll down on the page before the map has fully loaded. Click classic on the bottom of the page. You are now in the desktop version of the site. The map will still allow you to pan and zoom using the normal gestures, the only ...


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NOT WHAT YOU "SHOULD" USE 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.


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Found the solution, might help someone else. Using this url: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=loc:latitude,longitude will ensure the letter pin only shows at this location and does not find the nearest road/address. Thanks.


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Click on "Powered by Google" logo which is located on the lower left corner of that map. It will take you to the original Google map.


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I don't think Google Maps does it natively yet, but there are a couple of third-party apps that do. Here's one that works: http://cartoo.dyndns.org/ (Another possibility is http://www.freemaptools.com/how-far-can-i-travel.htm, but it doesn't seem to be working right now).


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Set the origin (Place A) as "current location" and the destination (Place B) as your desired address. Then save that link. For example: A current location B Sydney Opera House, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia Grab the link (icon next to the printer icon) and you can use that hyperlink. Whenever someone clicks on ...


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According to The New Google Maps, Now Available (May 17, 2013) "My Places" is not part of the new Google Maps interface. Click the "options" icon in the black navigation bar, select "My Places" and you'll go back to the old interface. It's a trick that lets you temporarily switch to the old interface. You can also click "classic maps". However ...


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The previous method no longer works, now you may get the coordinates from the URL. (Note: they are the coordinates of the place at the center of the window) Usually the URLs are like this - https://www.google.co.in/maps/preview#!data=!1m4!1m3!1d788!2d88.4328534!3d22.6145349 or ...


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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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