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Let's Meet in the Middle provides this functionality. It has categories for restaurants and shopping areas that are located in the middle of a list of addresses you provide. It seems to use the Google API, so the information should be reasonably up-to-date.
I was able to import a "my places" map to mapsengine as of late August (maybe they didn't have the feature before). Make a new map. click "import" under untitled layer select "my maps" all your "my places" maps will be listed and you select the map you want to import
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.
Just added: Once you've got your directions set, click the "Gear" icon at the bottom of the page. Select "Share and embed map". On the resulting window, you can take the URL as-is, or click the "Short URL" check box to get a shortened URL (obviously), like so: https://goo.gl/maps/NCVIl Note that it has a "maps" subdirectory, which makes it different from ...
From Google's help, they say simply share/keep the entire URL. Of course, you could use a url shortening service, but give this a rip to see if it takes you from Golden, CO to Taos Ski Valley, NM: ...
This site uses Leaflet which is an open source JS Library for interactive maps. http://leafletjs.com/ Looks like they've combined it with jQuery, but you could just as easily use a different JS Framework like Angular or KnockOut. You could probably get Google Maps, using their API, to do something similar with some kind of customized layer.
Altitude is elevation above sea level. You can use the Google Elevation API to integrate this information into a map. What Can You Do With the Elevation API? The Elevation API provides elevation data for all locations on the surface of the earth, including depth locations on the ocean floor (which return negative values). In those cases where Google ...
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