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The new vector-based version of maps.google.com seems to have lost the ability to easily share a map location or point of interest with someone else. It seems there are some Google+ sharing features, but I can't find a way to email a point of interest to someone.

Does anyone know how I do this?

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Click on the settings (gear icon) in the bottom right corner. You then get the option to "Share and embed map":

Gear Icon menu

This gives you the URL for the map (optionally shortened):

Share URL dialog

More info...
https://support.google.com/maps/answer/144361?p=newmaps_shorturl&rd=1

  • Perfect, thanks! I don't know why I didn't spot that. – Andrew Ferrier Oct 12 '14 at 14:57

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