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Update 2015-05-07: With Google finally removing "classic" Google Maps, they have introduced "Lite Mode" as the alternative. You can access it via the menu as described in the link, or by adding ?force=lite to the end of the URL, for example: https://www.google.com/maps/?force=lite Original answer According to this Google Help article: Go to ...
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. Updated 2014-06-21 - now features new and old Google Maps New Maps Head ...
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.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Google Maps API has a custom map tiles feature.
Pegman comes in a variety of styles, eg:
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: ...
Well, after discovering that the starred locations are also mirrored on Google Bookmarks, I wrote a Python script to scrape the coordinates and generate a KML file: Export Google Maps starred locations Go to Google Bookmarks: https://www.google.com/bookmarks/ On the bottom left, click "Export bookmarks": ...
If you right click on the map and select 'What's Here?' from the context menu, a marker will appear and the coordinates will be placed in the search box at the top of the page.
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.
They're available right under the search box
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 ...
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.
as mentioned above, the link has to contain coordinates but can also contain description: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=description+(name)+%4046.090271,6.657248 In case you need to place multiple markers on the map, you will have to use some of the online tools, for example http://www.hamstermap.com and then choose QUICK MAP.
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 ...
In Maps you can star places. That's how I would do it. Just tab your current location and mark the place with a star. When navigating back, you'll see the star on the map, or you can select it as a navigation destination
When you're ready to share, click the settings gear icon . in the bottom right. If you don't see the settings gear icon , see the alternate instructions at the bottom of this page. Select Share and embed the map. [Optional] Check the box next to "Short URL" to create a shorter link. Double-click the link to highlight it, then copy it by ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Seeing that there's no convenient way of doing this provided by Google, I've created a tiny online app for export of your starred locations: http://gexport.somee.com/ It's very primitive, but it does the job. (credits to endolith for the idea of implementation)
Use this link instead: http://maps.google.com/maps?layer=t The trick is in the ?layer=t query string ;)
It isn't allowed. You have to use the Google Maps API or ask for a High Res Screenshot directly to Google.com link -> http://www.google.com/permissions/geoguidelines.html
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 ...
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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