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Google Maps
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Screenshot of Google Maps showing a route from San Francisco to Los Angeles on Interstate 5.
URL maps.google.com
Type of site Web mapping
Registration No
Available language(s) Multilingual
Owner Google
Created by Google
Current status Active
.Google Maps (for a time named Google Local) is a basic web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free (for non-commercial use), that powers many map-based services, including the Google Maps website, Google Ride Finder, Google Transit,[1] and maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API.^ Google provides a direct geocoding service via HTTP as well.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Look for "Maps API Guru" after their name.
  • Google Maps API | Google Groups 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC groups.google.com [Source type: General]
  • Google Maps API | Google Groups 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC groups-beta.google.com [Source type: General]
  • Google Maps API | Google Groups 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC groups-beta.google.com [Source type: General]

[2] .It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world.^ Google Maps is a basic web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free , that powers many map-based services, including the Google Maps website, Google Ride Finder, Google Transit, and maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API. It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world.

^ Find businesses offering goods & services to the traveling public .
  • New Mexico Google Map 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.newmexico.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dublin Public Transport Advisor – A trip planner for public transportation in and around Dublin.
  • Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

According to one of its creators (Lars Rasmussen), Google Maps is "a way of organizing the world's information geographically".[3]
.Google Maps uses the Mercator projection, so it cannot show areas around the poles.^ Use o Google Maps para: .

^ Virtual Video Map - Displays videos from around the world using Google Maps.
  • Open Directory - Reference: Maps: Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.dmoz.org [Source type: General]

^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

.A related product is Google Earth, a stand-alone program for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SymbianOS, iPhone OS, and Google's own Android OS which offers more globe-viewing features, including showing polar areas.^ Another related standalone product is Google Earth, an application for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux offering an extended featureset for viewing the globe.
  • Google Maps profile by Obsessable 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.obsessable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ View a travel destination in Google Earth.
  • MapMyPage - The fastest, easiest way to add Google Maps to any website 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.mapmypage.com [Source type: General]

^ A related product is Google Earth, a stand-alone program for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, SymbianOS, and iPhone OS which offers more globe-viewing features, including showing polar areas.
  • Google Maps reviews (maps.google.com) on blippr 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.blippr.com [Source type: General]

Contents

Satellite view

.Google Maps provides high-resolution satellite images for most urban areas in the United States (including Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, and the United Kingdom, as well as parts of Australia and many other countries.^ Microsoft's satellite maps are ok in resolution.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

^ What countries do the Google Maps APIs cover?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ The Google Maps blog provides instructions .
  • Google Maps Blog Posts | e-Strategy Internet Marketing Blog 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC e-strategyblog.com [Source type: General]

.The high-resolution imagery has been used by Google Maps to cover all of Egypt's Nile Valley, Sahara desert and Sinai.^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ What countries do the Google Maps APIs cover?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ The power of mashups using Google Maps...
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

.Google Maps also covers many cities in the English speaking areas.^ What countries do the Google Maps APIs cover?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ For each city the site displays a Google Map.

^ In many areas, Google can show not only a street map.
  • Google Shortcuts: Street Maps - Google Guide 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.googleguide.com [Source type: General]

.However, Google Maps is not solely an English maps service, since its service is intended to cover the world.^ Google finds its map service .
  • Google Maps news on CNET 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ What countries do the Google Maps APIs cover?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Find anything in the world with Google Earth, Google Maps, and related services.
  • Maps and Directions with Google 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC google.about.com [Source type: General]

.Various governments have complained about the potential for terrorists to use the satellite images in planning attacks.^ You can also allow a hybrid view overlaying the map over the satellite image or you can remove that option if you don't want your visitors to use it.

^ Google Maps is a web-based mapping service that allows users to get driving directions, view satellite photos of earth, and use various other map-based functions.
  • Google Maps 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google has been in touch with the Chinese government to alert officials about its plans, but Rubin didn't know whether the two sides have scheduled additional meetings yet.
  • China tries to limit Google dispute fallout - wtop.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wtop.com [Source type: News]

[4] .Google has blurred some areas for security (mostly in the United States),[5] including the U.S. Naval Observatory area (where the official residence of the Vice President is located), and previously[6] the United States Capitol and the White House.^ It is an observatory as well as the home of the Vice President.
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps provides high-resolution satellite images for most urban areas in Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Google Maps reviews (maps.google.com) on blippr 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.blippr.com [Source type: General]

^ How much has the software and data inside Google Earth really improved inside the United States over the last 5 years compared to Keyhole’s first 3 years of existence?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Other well-known government installations, including Area 51 in the Nevada desert, are visible.^ The window can be made full screen as well, and users can zoom in on street signs, bus stops and other details in the Bay Area.
  • Google Maps takes it to the streets - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If it's so ok because the pictures "just" show what can be seen from public property, then why doesn't that apply to military bases and other government installations.
  • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Area 51 street view map http://www.satellite-sightseer.com/id/1007/United_States/Nevada/Rachel/Area_51 .
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

.Not all areas on satellite images are covered in the same resolution; less populated areas usually get less detail.^ Below are the standard Google map, same resolution satellite imagery, and a surprisingly excellent full zoom image (with my own handwritten notations, thanks to the new Tablet PC Experience Pack).
  • greg hughes - dot net - Google Maps has satellite images now! Holy COW! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.greghughes.net [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps provides high-resolution satellite images for most urban areas in Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Google Maps reviews (maps.google.com) on blippr 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.blippr.com [Source type: General]

^ Setting sizes for images in Photoshop (and any other image editing software) There are two important things in ALL image editing software concerning the sizing of your image – Resolution and dimensions....
  • Lucky Larry 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC luckylarry.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Some areas may be obscured by patches of clouds.[7][8]
.With the introduction of an easily pannable and searchable mapping and satellite imagery tool, Google's mapping engine prompted a surge of interest in satellite imagery.^ Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, Maps .
  • Google Maps Free Download 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.brothersoft.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Satellite Maps Downloader 6.45 .
  • Google Maps Free Download 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.brothersoft.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps has satellite images now!
  • greg hughes - dot net - Google Maps has satellite images now! Holy COW! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.greghughes.net [Source type: General]

.Sites were established which feature satellite images of interesting natural and man-made landmarks, including such novelties as "large type" writing visible in the imagery, as well as famous stadia and unique geological formations.^ Over the years, Google has added many features including its extensive use of JavaScript code, satellite imagery, live traffic feeds, terrain features, and other popular destinations and landmarks.
  • Google Maps Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC technorati.com [Source type: General]

^ There are already thousands of IYP type sites out there, but when an established domain like BOTW.org launches one and combines that with the [...

^ ABCNews.com has gone to the ends of Google Earth (and Maps) to explore some of the most interesting images left behind by Google staffers, artists, Mother Nature and a few pranksters as well.
  • Google Earth, Google Maps Honors Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans with Map the Fallen - ABC News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC abcnews.go.com [Source type: General]

.As of November 2008, the U.S. National Weather Service also now uses Google Maps within its local weather forecasts, showing the 5 x 5 km "point forecast" squares used in forecast models.^ Google finds its map service .
  • Google finds its map service - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ News Google Local becomes Google Maps .
  • Google Maps news, reviews and downloads on CNET 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[9]
.Although Google uses the word satellite, most of the high-resolution imagery is aerial photography taken from airplanes rather than from satellites.^ Google Maps (rather than Google Earth).
  • Google Maps « nearby.org.uk blog 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.nearby.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ Satellite View offers satellite and aerial imagery.

^ Mapplets are small applications that run within Google Maps rather than being hosted on a third-party web site.

[10]

Directions

Google Maps directions work:
^ = not all roads are featured in this country, so directions are very limited.
* = has directions and places of interest.

Implementation

.Like many other Google web applications, Google Maps uses JavaScript extensively.^ This is currently only used by the maps application.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ While you can use the original Google Maps JavaScript API to do what you need.
  • Search for “"Google maps"” - Technorati 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC technorati.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But there are tons of other uses out there for Google maps.
  • Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As the user drags the map, the grid squares are downloaded from the server and inserted into the page.^ Thus, it is given a 50-pixel buffer around the sides in which the user can still click on the map controls, and click/drag the map around.
  • NYC Subway Flash Overlay for Google Maps : Using VGMap by Eyebeam R&D 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC nycsubway.eyebeamresearch.org [Source type: General]

^ Since 2007, users can click on any point on their map and drag the mouse to a further location to get revised trip plans and updated routes and estimated travel times.
  • Google Aerial Maps Article 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.christianet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Click the video icon to the right, or any of the additional videos available, to see how to insert a Google Map to any page on your website in Dreamweaver.
  • Add a Google map to your website with our Dreamweaver extension 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.webassist.com [Source type: General]

.When a user searches for a business, the results are downloaded in the background for insertion into the side panel and map; the page is not reloaded.^ Restart FireFox and reload the page with the map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ The results of a search are displayed on a Google Map.

^ Thus, it is given a 50-pixel buffer around the sides in which the user can still click on the map controls, and click/drag the map around.
  • NYC Subway Flash Overlay for Google Maps : Using VGMap by Eyebeam R&D 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC nycsubway.eyebeamresearch.org [Source type: General]

.Locations are drawn dynamically by positioning a red pin (composed of several partially-transparent PNGs) on top of the map images.^ How do I specify the map image to be transparent?
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Note that the accuracy in these countries is somewhat less than in other Google Maps areas as indicated by the floating circle instead of a red stick pin.

^ System requirements Searching with latitude and longitude coordinates Finding a location Age of satellite images Embedding a map into a website or blog Help resources .
  • My Maps - Maps Help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC maps.google.com [Source type: General]

.A hidden IFrame with form submission is used because it preserves browser history.^ Using style=”visibility: hidden” will make the browser hide the map definititon text while loading the page.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.The site also uses JSON for data transfer rather than XML, for performance reasons.^ Search is naturally rolled into Navigation and lets drivers use voice or typed commands to navigate to a location by search criteria rather than a specific address.
  • google maps « Kelso’s Corner 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC kelsocartography.com [Source type: General]

^ Mapplets are small applications that run within Google Maps rather than being hosted on a third-party web site.

^ Rather than just listing 10 sites, Google has started adding a map result listing either 3 or 10 different after the 4th result.

These techniques both fall under the broad Ajax umbrella.

Extensibility and customization

.As Google Maps is coded almost entirely in JavaScript and XML, some end users have reverse-engineered the tool and produced client-side scripts and server-side hooks which allowed a user or website to introduce expanded or customized features into the Google Maps interface.^ The Greasemonkey Firefox plug-in The Google maps user annotation script .
  • HOW-TO: Make your own annotated multimedia Google map -- Engadget 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I am an expert Google MAps user!
  • GetAFreelancer.com - Capture a smal City in Google map | Data Entry | Data Processing | Editing | Graphic Design | Illustration 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.getafreelancer.com [Source type: General]

^ MapMyPage – A simple tool to put Google Maps on your website.
  • Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Using the core engine and the map/satellite images hosted by Google, such tools can introduce custom location icons, location coordinates and metadata, and even custom map image sources into the Google Maps interface.^ Google Maps is Google's search engine for locations and directions.
  • Maps and Directions with Google 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC google.about.com [Source type: General]

^ I looked at google maps, and even google is concerned.
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ Google maps used to indicate prison locations here .
  • Extension:Google Maps - MediaWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.mediawiki.org [Source type: General]

.The script-insertion tool Greasemonkey provides a large number of client-side scripts to customize Google Maps data.^ The Greasemonkey Firefox plug-in The Google maps user annotation script .
  • HOW-TO: Make your own annotated multimedia Google map -- Engadget 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google Maps blog provides instructions .
  • Google Maps Blog Posts | e-Strategy Internet Marketing Blog 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC e-strategyblog.com [Source type: General]

^ Customize your directions on Google Maps.
  • YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Combinations with photo sharing websites, such as Flickr, are used to create "memory maps". Using copies of the Keyhole satellite photos, users have taken advantage of image annotation features to provide personal histories and information regarding particular points of the area.^ Create personalised, annotated, customised maps using Google Maps.
  • My Maps - Maps Help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC maps.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Feature Multi-point information windows.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Others use the satellite images and terrain mapping features.
  • Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Google Maps API

.Google created the Google Maps API to allow developers to integrate Google Maps into their websites with their own data points.^ The Google Maps API lets developers embed Google Maps in their own web pages with JavaScript.
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ The Google Maps API also allows you to create custom map controls by subclassing GControl .
  • Controls - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Controls - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

.It is a free service, and currently does not contain ads, but Google states in their terms of use that they reserve the right to display ads in the future.^ Required for displaying Google Maps, and using the Google Geocoder services.
  • Extension:Maps/Google - MediaWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.mediawiki.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Use of the Service is Subject to these Terms .
  • Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Read through the Google™ Terms of Service .
  • Google Maps Tutorials | Advanced Tutorial | Google Maps API | Volume 1 - Getting Started 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.whiterocksolutions.com [Source type: General]

[11]
.By using the Google Maps API, it is possible to embed the full Google Maps site into an external website.^ The following map types are commonly used in the Google Maps API: .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Can I use the Maps API? How do I start using the Google Maps API on my site?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

.Developers are required to request an API key,[12] which is bound to the website and directory entered when creating the key.^ With over 150,000 active websites implementing it, the Maps API has become one of the most popular and trusted developer tools on the web.

^ New Video Tutorial: Using Twitter + OpenInviter API on your website or Blog to create a massive traffic infusion!
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How to create API key by using IP adress.
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The Google Maps API key is no longer required for API version 3. Creating a customized map interface requires adding the Google JavaScript code to a page, and then using Javascript functions to add points to the map.^ Google Maps has added multiple destination points to their popular mapping tool.
  • Google Maps multiple destinations - Directions - Lifehacker 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google Maps API also allows you to create custom map controls by subclassing GControl .
  • Controls - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Controls - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The following map types are commonly used in the Google Maps API: .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

.When the API first launched, it lacked the ability to geocode addresses, requiring users to manually add points in (latitude, longitude) format.^ I have to find out latitude and longitude of the addresses provided by the user.
  • Google™ Maps on Your Website | creativebits 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC creativebits.org [Source type: General]

^ The longitude, latitude, and altitude of the address.
  • Google Maps API Documentation 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ One of the newer features allows developers to retrieve latitude and longitude coordinates by simply specifying an address -- this is often an essential service for any mashup...
  • Google Maps API Resources | ZDNet 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC updates.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

This feature has since been added for premier.
At the same time as the release of the Google Maps API, Yahoo! released its own Maps API.[13] The releases coincided with the O'Reilly Web 2.0 Conference. Yahoo! .Maps, which lacks international support, included a geocoder in the first release.^ The Google Maps API for Flash is supported for stable releases of Flash Player 9 from 9.0.151.0 onwards.
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ As reported over on O’Reilly Radar , I first saw it on the georss.org blog , but ultimately it all came from the Google Maps API Blog Google Maps now supports geoRSS feeds.
  • Google Map + geoRSS « geobloggers 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC geobloggers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Coordinate Support Pro Maps for Google supports international addresses as well as longitude and latitude coordinates so that you can map any location on Earth.
  • Add a Google map to your website with our Dreamweaver extension 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.webassist.com [Source type: General]

As of October 2006, the implementation of Google Gadgets' Google Maps is simpler, requiring only one line of script, but it is not as customizable as the full API.
In 2006, Yahoo! began a campaign to upgrade its maps to compete better with .Google and other online map companies.^ Reviews for Google Maps in other languages .

^ Google Maps in other platforms .

^ Google has already shown a penchant for companies that build innovative apps on top of Maps, having acquired photo mapping site Panoramio in May.
  • 13 Must-See Google Maps Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Several of the maps used in a survey were similar to Google maps.^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ The power of mashups using Google Maps...
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Do you use Google Maps Extension?
  • Extension:Google Maps - MediaWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.mediawiki.org [Source type: General]

.Google Maps actively promotes the commercial use of its API. Some of its first large-scale adopters were real estate mash-up sites.^ The following map types are commonly used in the Google Maps API: .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
  • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

^ LifeHack.org - Listing of Google Maps mash-ups and some more resources.
  • Shawngo.com » Uncategorized 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.shawngo.com [Source type: General]

.Google performed a case study[14] about Nestoria, a property search engine in the UK and Spain.^ So I did this search in Google.co.uk .

^ OnOneMap - the UK's property search engine map.
  • 13 Must-See Google Maps Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google search listed about 8.
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

Google Maps for Mobile

.In 2006, Google introduced a Java application called Google Maps for Mobile, intended to run on any Java-based phone or mobile device.^ Google map 2006 Kenny Rd.
  • Campus Map - The Ohio State University 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.osu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Google Maps Mobile software .
  • Google Maps Mobile v3.31 freeware for Windows Mobile Pocket PC. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.freewarepocketpc.net [Source type: General]

^ Take the power of Google Maps with you on your mobile phone.
  • Google Maps Mobile v3.31 freeware for Windows Mobile Pocket PC. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.freewarepocketpc.net [Source type: General]

.Many of the web-based site's features are provided in the application.^ These features seem to be spawned from the Google Earth Desktop application and now made available in the web browser.
  • Google Maps API News | geo2web.com 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.geo2web.com [Source type: General]

^ Well, Wikipedia defines the term mashup as "a Web site or Web application that combines content from more than one source."
  • Use Google Maps Mashups in K-12 Education, Jeffrey Branzburg 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techlearning.com [Source type: General]

^ Google has no control over any web sites or resources that are provided by companies or persons other than Google.
  • Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15]
.On November 28, 2007, Google Maps for Mobile 2.0 was released.^ Google Maps Mobile software .
  • Google Maps Mobile v3.31 freeware for Windows Mobile Pocket PC. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.freewarepocketpc.net [Source type: General]

^ Layers of fun in Google Maps for mobile 3.2 .
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Layers of fun in Google Maps for mobile 3.2 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ Java Downloads Google Maps for mobile 2.0.2.0 .
  • Google Maps news, reviews and downloads on CNET 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.cnet.com [Source type: General]

.It introduced a GPS-like location service that does not require a GPS receiver.^ But in the future, personal GPS systems will likely know the location of each stitch of gridlock, thanks to communication with every other vehicle on the road.
  • Google Maps Is Changing the Way We See the World 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

.The "my location" feature works by utilizing the GPS location of the mobile device, if it is available.^ To start out, Google Latitude will work on Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry and devices running on Symbian software or Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Mobile.
  • Know where your kids are? Check Google maps - Tech and gadgets- msnbc.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ I’ve done the usual things with the new feature; looked at my work location, home, haunts old and new, and, of course, the sacred fields upon which I play touch football !
  • Google Maps Blog Posts | e-Strategy Internet Marketing Blog 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC e-strategyblog.com [Source type: General]

^ (Black hat course only) How to get traffic from iphones, gps and other mobile devices, putting more money in your bank account.

.This information is supplemented by the software determining the nearest wireless networks and cell sites.^ "A small band of tinkerers with that old Silicon Valley can-do spirit say they are determined to build a better cell phone, whether wireless companies like it or not.

.The software then looks up the location of the cell site using a database of known wireless networks and cell sites.^ I use the BlackBerry Pearl and it used the cell towers to get my location, sometimes within a radios of half a mile.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ Using the site photographers can find good photography locations and recommend their favourite places.

^ That is exactly what we are going to do in this post, and we will be looking at social network sites, arguably the most engaging sites out there.
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

.The Cell-site location method is used by triangulating the different signal strengths from different cell transmiters and then using their location property (retrieved from the online cell site database) to aid My Location in determining the user's current location.^ We have been using several different methods.
  • TechPro’s CEO speaks about Google Maps Bulk Upload abuse | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blumenthals.com [Source type: General]

^ Phones that will run this will likely have access to lots of memory, so that's not a problem, and the app could be written to check for a data signal first before using a stored map, so that the user is getting the most current data possible.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ "[Geographic information systems] use aerial photography, but that's very different than driving up my driveway."
  • North Oaks tells Google Maps: Keep out - we mean it | StarTribune.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.startribune.com [Source type: General]

.Wireless network location method is calculated by discovering the nearby WiFi hotspots and using their location property (retrieved from the online WiFi database, in the same way as the cell site database) to further discover the user's location.^ Pamela Fox will talk about the various ways of using Google Maps & the Maps API to create user-contributed maps, covering the spectrum from no-coding solutions to full custom databases and code, and showing examples of sites successfully using each technique.

^ By using the software by Nokia N70 you cannot find the location where you are (Software tell you that you cant use that property by your phone) :( Other way sw is really nice :) .
  • Google maps freeware for Symbian. S60, S80 and UIQ free software downloads for Symbian OS Phones. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.symbian-freeware.com [Source type: General]

^ Question for those out there reading & using Facebook: Do you twitter the same way U use FB, sync them, or use them completely differently?
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The order in which these take precedence is:
  • GPS-based services
  • WLAN-based / WiFi-based services
  • Cell transmitter-based services
.The software plots the streets in blue that are available with a yellow icon and a green circle around the estimated range of the cell site based on the transmitter's rated power (among other variables).^ (The red markers are building occupations, the blue ones are demonstrations, the green ones are strikes, and the yellow ones are other newsworthy stories.
  • New Google Map of American Student Activism « Student Activism 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC studentactivism.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This folder contains various other folders relating to the tracklog including a plot of the actual tracklog, the tracklog points, the key trackpoints, various views, and the bounding box.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

^ A couple of examples: If you were creating a web site about your favourite part of the UK and plotted various landmarks in step 1, then you could add the "UK Attractions", "UK Hotels" and "UK B&Bs" content overlays which would give your map visitors other places of interest and places to stay around the area.
  • Aardvark Map - Free custom Google Maps in minutes 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.aardvarkmap.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The estimate is refined using the strength of the cell phone signal to estimate how close to the cell site the mobile device is.^ Using a mobile device?
  • Haiti Earthquake Disaster: Google Earth, Online-Map Makers, Texts "Absolutely Crucial" | Popwise | Fast Company 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.fastcompany.com [Source type: General]

^ (Black hat course only) How to get traffic from iphones, gps and other mobile devices, putting more money in your bank account.

^ We foot the bill for calls (local and long distance), but airtime fees or other mobile fees will still apply if you use a mobile phone number.
  • Official Google Blog: Click to call in Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googleblog.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

As of December 15, 2008 (2008 -12-15), this service is available for the following platforms:[16]
.On November 4, 2009, Google Maps Navigation was released in conjunction with Google Android OS 2.0 Eclair on the Motorola Droid, adding voice commands, traffic reports, and street view support.^ Google Maps brings GPS navigation to Android 2.0 phones .

^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Labels: android , google maps for mobile , google maps navigation .
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

[17] .The initial release is limited to the United States.^ Google Maps Navigation is initially available in the United States.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

[18]
.Google Maps Android 2.0.
Cell phones are being increasingly used for navigation assistance.
^ Android Google phone accessories .
  • Google Maps - Android Community Forums 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC androidcommunity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Maps brings GPS navigation to Android 2.0 phones .

^ Labels: android , google maps for mobile , google maps navigation .
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

However, written driving instructions are sometimes very confusing to follow. .While navigation devices have become a billion dollar industry, Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 is free.^ Google Maps brings GPS navigation to Android 2.0 phones .

^ Labels: android , google maps for mobile , google maps navigation .
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ Google Maps Navigation Android App provides Free Turn-by-Turn directions for Android phones!
  • Google Maps Android App Review by AndroidTapp.com | Android Tapp. Android App Reviews 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.androidtapp.com [Source type: General]

An iPhone implementation is also being planned.[19]
Features Provided in the Application:
  • Search in plain English
  • Search by voice
  • Traffic view
  • Search along route
  • Satellite view
  • Street View
  • Car dock mode
.Impact
Google Maps Navigation is free and this will have a major impact on the navigation industry.
^ And like other Google Maps features, Navigation is free.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ Google did a major update to Google Maps for mobile.
  • Google Maps | WMExperts 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps brings GPS navigation to Android 2.0 phones .

.The drawback of Google Maps for Android is that an internet connection is required to get maps and related information from Google Maps, just like with iPhone’s Google Maps application.^ Android , Android apps , Google , Google Maps .
  • Google Maps on AppScout 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.appscout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google has exposed its index of ‘Related Maps’ on Google Maps .
  • Google Maps « nearby.org.uk blog 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.nearby.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ OS requirements for Google Maps : .

It may be possible for Google to circumvent the Internet requirement. A similar system is being developed for the iPhone.[20]
.Shares of Tom-Tom, Garmin and other navigation service providers fell by almost twenty-five percent (25%) after Google's announcement of Google Maps for Navigation.^ Google finds its map service .
  • Google finds its map service - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Reviews for Google Maps in other languages .

^ Google Maps in other platforms .

.The application is only available initially to Verizon users with Android 2.0 or higher.^ And it is only available for Android 2.0 phones.
  • Google-Maps 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The bad news: It's only available as a web application, so it doesn't currently work with the Google Maps app.
  • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]
  • google maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Today, Google announced the application is now available for pretty much every Android device.
  • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]
  • google maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is doubtful that users will continue to pay for navigation service if Google provides it for free.^ The Google Maps API provides a client geocoder for geocoding addresses dynamically from user input.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google provides a direct geocoding service via HTTP as well.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It has made google map service useless, Why o why did they allow their map service to end up like this after all the hard work of the end user to keep it good .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

.Google Map Navigation is interrupted in cell phone dead zones.^ Google Maps brings GPS navigation to Android 2.0 phones .

^ Check out the Google Maps Navigation page to learn more and browse a gallery of product screenshots.
  • Official Google Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googleblog.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ I have Google maps on my phone, prior to installing the update it states that Google Maps will have access to all of my phone calls and access to my text messages and access to all of my contacts.
  • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In contrast, iPhone’s app operates as a traditional GPS device when there’s no cell phone signal.^ Cell phone tower location is inaccurate, but it's not really a GPS signal.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ (Black hat course only) How to get traffic from iphones, gps and other mobile devices, putting more money in your bank account.

^ Worthless without a cell signal - who would be willing to rely on a device that needed a cell signal when they were driving on a long trip?
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

.This is particularly relevant on streets with high rise buildings and on highways.^ Google says there's a particularly high incidence of unlabeled streets in India, so the company is experimenting with the use of landmarks for spots where there are no streets.

[21]

Google Maps parameters

.In Google Maps, URL parameters may be tweaked to offer views and options not normally available through on-screen controls.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ The town of Argleton, England doesn't exist, but you can search its white pages, look for nearby chiropractors and map a jog through town, because "Argleton" is on Google Maps .
  • google maps - Gawker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC gawker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For instance, the maximum zoom level offered is normally 18, but if higher-resolution images are available, changing the z parameter, which sets the zoom level, will allow the user to access them, as in this view of elephants or this view of people at a well deep in Chad, Africa using the parameter z=23.^ It also, optionally, allows you to set its location using the GStreetviewPanoramaOptions parameter.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Parameters used to set the map center and initial zoom level .
  • Google Maps Tutorials | Advanced Tutorial | Google Maps API | Volume 1 - Getting Started 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.whiterocksolutions.com [Source type: General]

^ Sets the zoom level.
  • Google Map Parameters - Google Mapki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mapki.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A list of Google Maps parameters and their descriptions is available.

Development history

.Google Maps first started as a software application developed by Lars and Jens Rasmussen for the company Where2.^ This was Google's first ever mapping competition, after all.

^ (Those two applications — along with Google Maps for Mobile, which calls up maps and local search results on mobile devices — are overlapping views of the same underlying data.
  • Google Maps Is Changing the Way We See the World 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ Since 2005, web developers from around the world have begun to overlay their content on Google Maps, mashing it all up and presenting it in extremely creative ways .
  • Inside AdSense: Monetizing with the Google Maps API 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC adsense.blogspot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In October 2004 the company was acquired by Google Inc[22] where it transformed into the web application Google Maps.^ Instructs the plugin to transform this link into a Google Map area.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Can I use the Google Maps APIs in my non-Web application?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I use Google Maps in my non-Web application?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

.The application was first announced on the Google Blog on February 8, 2005,[23] and was located at Google.^ Interesting Google Maps Locations at locationscout.us Says: February 14th, 2008 at 3:28 pm [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Daves blog » Blog Archive » Some Cool Google Maps Locations Says: January 12th, 2006 at 9:47 pm [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Susan, Sequoia, and Todd go sailing » Blog Archive » Google maps plugin installed July 23, 2007 [...
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

[24] .It originally only supported users of Internet Explorer and Mozilla web browsers, but support for Opera and Safari was added on February 25, 2005, but currently Opera is removed from the system requirements list.^ The Google Maps API exports a factory method for creating browser-neutral XmlHttpRequest() objects that work in recent versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Google Maps API Documentation 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Even though you might not be using Internet Explorer, the viewers of websites using your plugin are, and the number will only increase (at least up to 50%), as IE6 users upgrade their browser.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ The flash viewer was not available, typically because the user's browser does not support flash.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Currently (September 2009) Internet Explorer 6.0+, Firefox 2.0+, Safari 3.1+, and Google Chrome are supported.^ Google Maps Location Finder Pinpoints You in Chrome and Firefox .
  • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

^ If you don’t have these latest versions of Chrome or Firefox (the two browsers currently supporting the Geolocation standard), you can still get your location if you install Gears.
  • Location Now Built-In To Google Maps — In Chrome And Firefox 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 All "Googling Google" talkbacks Favorite Links .
  • Google Maps market share up 10% in one year | Googling Google | ZDNet.com 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blogs.zdnet.com [Source type: General]
  • Google Maps API to get opt-out advertising? | Googling Google | ZDNet.com 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blogs.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

[25] It was in beta for six months before becoming part of Google Local on October 6, 2005.
.
  • In April 2005, Google created Google Ride Finder using Google Maps.
  • In June 2005, Google released the Google Maps API.
  • In July 2005, Google began Google Maps and Google Local services for Japan, including road maps.
  • On July 22, 2005, Google released "Hybrid View". Together with this change, the satellite image data was converted from plate carrée to Mercator projection, which makes for a less distorted image in the temperate climes latitudes.
  • In July 2005, in honor of the thirty-sixth anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, Google Moon was launched.
  • In September 2005, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Google Maps quickly updated its satellite imagery of New Orleans to allow users to view the extent of the flooding in various parts of that city.^ Google has released an updated version of Google Maps, version 3.0.1.4, which focuses on issues surrounding the Google Latitude feature.
    • Google Maps | WMExperts 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Google unveiled four new data center projects in 2007.
    • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

    ^ For example, the following code sets the map to use the satellite view from Google Earth: .
    • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

    .(Oddly, in March 2007, imagery showing hurricane damage was replaced with images from before the storm; this replacement was not made on Google Earth, which still uses post-Katrina imagery).^ These features seem to be spawned from the Google Earth Desktop application and now made available in the web browser.
    • Google Maps API News | geo2web.com 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.geo2web.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This is a map overlay that draws a polyline on the map, using the vector drawing facilities of the browser if they are available, or an image overlay from Google servers otherwise.
    • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Google have released a KML that can be viewed in Google Earth of new GeoEye satellite imagery of Haiti showing some of the damage caused by the earthquake.

    [26][27]
  • .
  • As of January 2, 2006 (2006 -01-02), Google Maps featured road maps for the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, and certain cities in the Republic of Ireland.^ Google Maps Navigation is initially available in the United States.
    • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

    ^ For each city the site displays a Google Map.

    ^ If this trend continues, according to hitwise , Google Maps will become the “maps leader” in the United States within two years.
    • Google Maps market share up 10% in one year | Googling Google | ZDNet.com 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blogs.zdnet.com [Source type: General]

    .Coverage of the area around Turin was added in time for the 2006 Winter Olympics.
  • On January 23, 2006, Google Maps was updated to use the same satellite image database as Google Earth.^ For example, the following code sets the map to use the satellite view from Google Earth: .
    • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

    ^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
    • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Google Maps gets updated ...
    • Google Maps | WMExperts 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

    .
    Google Maps promotional livery on New York City subway cars, November 2008
  • On March 12, 2006, Google Mars[28] was launched, which features a draggable map and satellite imagery of the planet Mars.
  • In April 2006, Google Local was merged into the main Google Maps site.
  • On April 3, 2006, version 2 of the Maps API was released.
  • On June 11, 2006, Google added geocoding capabilities to the API, satisfying what it called the most requested feature for this service.
  • On June 14, 2006, Google Maps for Enterprise was officially launched.^ Google has released an updated version of Google Maps, version 3.0.1.4, which focuses on issues surrounding the Google Latitude feature.
    • Google Maps | WMExperts 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Google just added satellite imagery to their entire Google Maps web app!
    • greg hughes - dot net - Google Maps has satellite images now! Holy COW! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.greghughes.net [Source type: General]

    ^ We have a maps site with some imagery of Delaware at that we call the Delaware DataMIL .
    • My childhood, seen by Google Maps on Flickr - Photo Sharing! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.flickr.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .As a commercial service, it features intranet and advertisement-free implementations.
  • In July 2006 Google started including Google Maps business listings in the form of Local OneBoxes in the main Google search results.^ And like other Google Maps features, Navigation is free.
    • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Search Help Use this form to search the map.
    • BANKSY LOCATIONS 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.zeemaps.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Google Local Business Results Optimization July 29th, 2009 at 1:55 pm [...
    • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [29]
  • .
  • On December 9 Google integrates the PlusBox in the main search results.^ The results of a search are displayed on a Google Map.

    ^ (Those two applications — along with Google Maps for Mobile, which calls up maps and local search results on mobile devices — are overlapping views of the same underlying data.
    • Google Maps Is Changing the Way We See the World 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Now when you do a search on Google Maps and click the "more info" tab on a result, you are served a full Web page about the destination you searched for.
    • Google Watch - Google Maps - Google Maps Aims for Stickiness with Place Pages 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: General]

    [30]
  • .
  • On December 19 Google added a feature that lets you add multiple destinations to your driving directions.^ Driving directions to your business.
    • Understanding Google Maps & Local Search 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blumenthals.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You can add driving directions using the Google Maps API by using the GDirections object.
    • Google Maps API Documentation 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So you want to add a Google Map to your site?
    • HOW TO: Embedded Google Maps — PaulStamatiou.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC paulstamatiou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [31]
  • .
  • Beginning in February 2007, buildings and subway stops are displayed in Google Maps "map view" for parts of New York City, Washington, D.C., London, San Francisco, and some other cities.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ The results of a search are displayed on a Google Map.

    ^ Google maps wont display maps?
    • Google Maps - Android Community Forums 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC androidcommunity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [32]
  • .
  • On January 29, 2007 upgrades Local Universal results and includes more data in the main Google results page
  • On February 28, 2007, Google Traffic info was officially launched to automatically include real-time traffic flow conditions to the maps of 30 major cities of the United States.
  • On March 8, 2007, the Local Business Center is upgraded.
  • On May 16, 2007 Google rolls out Universal search results including more Map information on the main Google results page.
  • On May 18, 2007 Google adds neighborhood search capability.
  • On May 29, 2007, Google driving directions support was added to the Google Maps API.
  • On May 29, 2007, Street View was added.^ Your embedded map will automatically update with the newly added information.
    • Langwitches Blog » Digital Storytelling Part V- Google Maps 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC langwitches.org [Source type: General]

    ^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
    • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

    ^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    .It gives ground level 360 degree view of streets in some major cities in United States.
  • On June 19, 2007, allows reviews to be added directly to businesses on Google Maps
  • On June 28, 2007, draggable driving directions were introduced.
  • On July 31, 2007, support for the hCard microformat was announced; Google Maps search results will now output the hCard microformat; unfortunately, the implementation is broken.
  • On August 21, 2007, Google announces a simple way to embed Google Maps onto other websites
  • On September 13, 2007 54 new countries are added to Google Maps in Latin America and Asia.
  • On October 3, 2007 Google Transit was integrated into Google Maps making public transportation routing possible on Google Maps.
  • On October 27, 2007, Google Maps starts mapping the geoweb and showing the results in Google Maps.
  • On October 27, 2007 Google Maps adds a searchable interface for coupons in the business listings.
  • On November 27, 2007, "Terrain" view showing basic topographic features was added.^ Google Maps – Allows you to embed a Google map within a page or a post.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Not only are street level maps now available (in addition to the satellite maps available previously) but so are driving directions!
    • Google Maps Mania: Big News: Google Maps street maps for ALL of Europe! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemapsmania.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Avi June 21, 2007 Mark, .
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    .The button for "Hybrid" view was removed, and replaced with a "Show labels" checkbox under the "Satellite" button to switch between "Hybrid" and "Satellite" views.
  • On January 22, 2008 Google expands the Local Onebox from 3 business listings to 10.
  • On February 20, 2008, Google Maps allows searches to be refined by User Rating & neighborhoods.
  • On March 18, 2008, Google allows end users to edit business listings and add new places.
  • On March 19, 2008, Google adds unlimited category options in the Local Business Center.
  • On April 2, 2008, Google adds contour lines to the Terrain view.
  • In April 2008, a button to view recent Saved Locations was added to the right of the search field (must be signed in).
  • In May 2008, a "More" button was added alongside the "Map", "Satellite", and "Terrain" buttons, permitting access to geographically-related photos on Panoramio and articles on Wikipedia.
  • On May 15, 2008, ported to Flash and ActionScript 3 as a foundation for richer internet applications.
  • On July 15, 2008, walking directions were added.^ Nico March 20, 2008 Hi, .
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Get local business info with Google Maps Go to Google Maps: http://maps.google.com .
    • YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    [33]
  • .
  • On August 4, 2008, Street View launched in Japan and Australia.^ Google Japan’s Street View Trike .
    • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Trip Planner for Greater Chicago Google Japan’s Street View Trike Vancouver Cycling Route Planner Suggest a Feature for Google Maps!
    • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

    ^ With the launch of Google Maps Street View , curious users have found some relatively inappropriate images.
    • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [33]
  • .
  • On August 15, 2008, the user interface was redesigned.^ August 13, 2008 7:15 am Link The point is, though, that Google has the information — they simply chose to display it on one of their programs and not the other.
    • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Because the redesigned GoogleBar behaves differently than its previous version, we've provided its new user interface as an "opt-in" setting.
    • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [33]
  • .
  • On August 29, 2008, Google signed a deal under which GeoEye will supply the search giant with imagery from a satellite,[34] and introduced the Map Maker tool for creation of map data.^ The Google Maps API also supports tiles created using Google Map Maker .
    • Map Basics - Google Maps API - Google Code 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC code.google.com [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Google satellite imagery .
    • GPS Visualizer: Draw a map from a GPS data file 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.gpsvisualizer.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Filed under: Google , Search , Web .

    [33]
  • .
  • On September 9, 2008, a reverse business lookup feature was added.^ The search engine also added two new features that can help local business reach customers more effectively from their Place Pages.
    • Google Watch - Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Google added a new feature to let users rank characteristics and services of businesses on their Place Pages, which already offer reviews.
    • Google Watch - Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Google Maps team added a new feature that pits competing businesses against one another in a block of local links on Place Pages.
    • Google Watch - Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [33]
  • .
  • On September 23, 2008, information for the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority was added.^ September 23, 2008 Hi, Avi.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ May 22, 2006 (pm) BenWilson May 23, 2006, at 10:06 AM New Feature added the ability to determine the height/width of a gmap via the markup.
    • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Slice's Coal-Oven Pizza Map lists all New York City–area coal-oven pizzerias we know of.

    [33]
  • .
  • On October 7, 2008, GeoEye-1 took its first image, a bird's-eye view of Kutztown University in Pennsylvania.^ The feature is similar to the bird's eye-view feature Microsoft introduced with its Live Local Search last fall.
    • Google Zooms in on Earth, Maps at Where 2.0 - InternetNews.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Tags: Bing , Bing Maps , bird's eye view , Check and Mate , Google , Google Maps , Microsoft , oblique , pictometry 44 Comments .

    ^ When people always asked me, what did I like about Bing Maps, it was always the Bird’s Eye View.

    [35]
  • .
  • On October 26, 2008, reverse geocoding was added to the Maps API.[33]
  • On November 11, 2008, Street View in Spain, Italy, and France was introduced.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ October 26, 2003 - November 1, 2003 .

    ^ October 26, 2008 - November 1, 2008 .

    [33]
  • .
  • On November 23, 2008, AIR support for the Maps API for Flash was added.^ November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008 .

    ^ Which tools and Flash players does the Google Maps API for Flash support?
    • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Street View images are supported through use of the GStreetviewPanorama object, which provides an API interface to a Street View Flash® viewer.
    • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [33]
  • .
  • On November 25, 2008, a new user interface for Street View was introduced.^ Street View images are supported through use of the GStreetviewPanorama object, which provides an API interface to a Street View Flash® viewer.
    • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Determining whether a road supports Street View by visual inspection of the GStreetviewOverlay is not often feasible, or desirable from a user's perspective.
    • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As many users of Google Street View can attest, repeatedly clicking the forward and backward arrows makes for a less-than-smooth navigation experience.
    • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

    [33]
  • .
  • On November 27, 2008, maps, local business information, and local trends for China were introduced.^ When potential customers search Google Maps for local information, they'll find your business : your address, hours of operation, contact information, even photos of your storefront and videos of your products or services.

    ^ Understanding Google Maps & Yahoo Local Search » Nominees in Local Search category: 2008 SEMMY Awards .
    • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And this data is continuously improving, thanks to users who report maps issues and businesses who activate their listings with Google Local Business Center .
    • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

    [33]
  • .
  • On December 9, 2008, 2x Street View coverage was introduced.^ Google Street View provides panoramic 360 degree views from designated roads throughout the coverage area for Google Maps.
    • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Google Introducing the Street View Trike 0:38   October 15, 2009 Science & Technology .
    • YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Today Google addressed this issue by introducing a smart navigation feature designed to make exploring Street View easier.
    • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

    [33]
  • .
  • In May, 2009, a new Google Maps logo was introduced.^ Google maps has been all over the news lately.
    • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

    ^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ When these changes are made, Google will make a new copy of the Terms available at http://code.google.com/apis/maps/terms.html .
    • Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [36]
  • .
  • In early October 2009, Google replaces TeleAtlas as their primary supplier of geospatial data in the U.S. version of Maps and use their own data.^ Inline Google Maps – Version 5.11 .
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Use Google Maps to find Google data centers .
    • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
    • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

    "Google .Replaces Tele Atlas Data in US with Google StreetView Data".^ Your use of Tele Atlas map data is subject to additional restrictions located in the Legal Notices page.
    • Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tele Atlas or Navteq had to pay to create their data… they don’t give it away for free… so why should a local government?
    • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Google describes this as "the central class in the API." This loads the map data and allows us to manipulate what is shown in the map area.
    • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

    blumenthals.com. .2009-10-12.^ Posted by: JB at May 12, 2009 10:36 AM .
    • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Posted by: paul at March 12, 2009 10:45 AM .
    • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Submitted by Rednexx on Fri, 12/18/2009 - 10:56.
    • Google Quietly Updates Maps For webOS | PreCentral.net 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.precentral.net [Source type: General]

    .http://blumenthals.com/blog/2009/10/12/google-replaces-tele-atlas-data-in-us-with-google-data/.
     
  • In October 2009, the railroads were redone, featuring a slightly new look and updated, removing older lines.^ [Referral] http://translate.google.com.mx/translate?hl=es&sl=en&u=http:...
    • greg hughes - dot net - Google Maps has satellite images now! Holy COW! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.greghughes.net [Source type: General]

    ^ So I googled and I found this page: http://dropstones.blogspot.com/2008/04/google-maps-into-thickbox.html .
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Build URL for Query sLocation = “http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr={” & sStart & “}&daddr={” & sEnd & “}” sLocation = sLocation & “&output=csv&key=%20″ sLocation = sLocation & GMAPI_Key .

    .October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Also in the same month, maps in several areas were changed to include paper streets and other odd roads that don't exist, as well as lot lines showing up on the map interface.^ The map doesn’t show up on his page.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ The map is showing up correctly when clicked.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Maps on my site show up in Firefox, but don’t show in Explorer.
    • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

    [citation needed]
  • On February 11, 2010, Google Maps Labs was added.
  • On March 11, 2010, Street View in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Macau, and more locations in Japan were launched.

Google's use of Google Maps

.The main Google Maps site includes a local search feature, which can be used to locate businesses of a certain type in a geographic area.^ Search Help Use this form to search the map.
  • BANKSY LOCATIONS 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.zeemaps.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I use the Maps API? How do I start using the Google Maps API on my site?
  • FAQ - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: General]

^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

Google Ditu

Google Ditu (谷歌地图 lit. ."Google Maps") was released to the public on February 9, 2007, and replaced the old Google Bendi (谷歌本地 lit.^ But if Google incorporates it in their maps, is it public anymore?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Maps?” requests from the general public.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

"Google Local"). .This is the Chinese localized version of Google Maps and Google Local services.^ Inline Google Maps – Version 5.11 .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ The Google Maps API exports a factory method for creating browser-neutral XmlHttpRequest() objects that work in recent versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Local rolls the phone book, maps, and driving directions into one big, interactive ball that's handy and just plain fun to use.
  • Google Maps Online Software & Service reviews - CNET Reviews 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC reviews.cnet.com [Source type: General]

Google Moon

Google Moon
.In honor of the 36th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, Google took public domain imagery of the Moon, integrated it into the Google Maps interface, and created a tool called Google Moon.^ Inline Google Maps – Version 5.11 .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps Integration tests… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ But if Google incorporates it in their maps, is it public anymore?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[37] .By default this tool, with a reduced set of features, also displays the points of landing of all Apollo spacecraft to land on the Moon.^ You can change the default basename suffixes ('-points' or '-lines') by setting the ShapefileLinesFileSuffix and ShapefilePointsFileSuffix options.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s like they’re using point in polygon, but against a slightly different set of polygons than those displayed.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ New Feature added the ability to set site-wide defaults for height/width of maps.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It also included an easter egg, displaying a Swiss cheese design at the highest zoom level, which Google has since removed.^ Google has since removed the image.
  • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You can add overlays to the map (including markers and polylines) and display shadowed "info windows" just like in the maps section of Google.
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Maps Hacks by Rich Gibson Discusses: given zoom level var markers var points .
  • Amazon.com: Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional (9781590597071): Michael Purvis, Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

.A recent collaborative project between NASA Ames Research Center and Google is integrating and improving the data that is used for Google Moon.^ Google unveiled four new data center projects in 2007.
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Data Center i gdzie .
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

^ Use Google Maps to find Google data centers .
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

This is the Planetary Content[38] Project. .Google Moon was linked from a special commemorative version of the Google logo displayed at the top of the main Google search page for July 20, 2005 (UTC) webarchive.org.^ What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link This page was last modified on 25 September 2009, at 10:17.
  • Google Map Parameters - Google Mapki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mapki.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ August 13, 2008 7:15 am Link The point is, though, that Google has the information — they simply chose to display it on one of their programs and not the other.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Its nice and easy to integrate – you just find the location on google maps, zoom into the required size and click “link to this page” and enter this into wordpress.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

Google Mars

Google Mars
.Google Mars provides a visible imagery view, like Google Moon, as well as infrared imagery and shaded relief (elevation) of the planet Mars.^ Google provides a direct geocoding service via HTTP as well.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Street View provides panoramic 360 degree views from designated roads throughout the coverage area for Google Maps.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Satellite view Google Maps Navigation uses the same satellite imagery as Google Maps on the desktop to help you get to your destination.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

.Users can toggle between the elevation, visible, and infrared data, in the same manner as switching between map, satellite, and hybrid modes of Google Maps.^ Google Maps has satellite images now!
  • greg hughes - dot net - Google Maps has satellite images now! Holy COW! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.greghughes.net [Source type: General]

^ This can be a street map, satellite photo, hybrid mode (a combination of street and satellite) or terrain.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

^ Google compares travelers' speed across thousands of phones moving around a city at any given time, and send it back to users in the Google Maps traffic layers.
  • Google Crowdsources Google Maps, Erases Street View Data - Search Engines from eWeek 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.eweek.com [Source type: General]

.In collaboration with NASA scientists at the Mars Space Flight Facility located at Arizona State University, Google has provided the public with data collected from two NASA Mars missions, Mars Global Surveyor and 2001 Mars Odyssey.^ Google data center locations .
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

^ How much has the software and data inside Google Earth really improved inside the United States over the last 5 years compared to Keyhole’s first 3 years of existence?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google is presently accepted two specific types of network data: new roads, and bicycle and pedestrian paths.
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

[39]
.NASA has made available a number of Google Earth desktop client maps for Mars at http://onmars.jpl.nasa.gov/.^ So there’s no discrepancy between what’s available on google maps and what’s on google earth.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s pretty simple to do from within Google Earth, or even easier if you find a tool to convert your waypoints from Google Maps into KML. .
  • Ironic Sans: The Google Maps Guide to Ghostbusters 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ironicsans.com [Source type: General]

^ These features seem to be spawned from the Google Earth Desktop application and now made available in the web browser.
  • Google Maps API News | geo2web.com 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.geo2web.com [Source type: General]

More Mars data sets with more recent data are available at Google Maps based interface at http://jmars.asu.edu/maps provided by the Mars Space Flight Facility Arizona State University
.Now, with Google Earth 5 it is possible to access new improved Google Mars data at a much higher resolution, as well as being able to view the terrain in 3D, and viewing panoramas from various Mars landers in a similar way to Google Street View.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ I think this new data in Google is great.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Earth is a 3D interface to the planet.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

Google Sky

.On August 27, 2007, Google introduced Google Sky, an online space mapping tool that allows users to pan through a map of the visible universe, using photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ The power of mashups using Google Maps...
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Top 10 Map Tools and Mashups August 13, 2007 [...
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

Google Ride Finder

.Google launched an experimental Google Maps-based tool called Ride Finder, tapping into in-car GPS units for a selection of participating taxi and limousine services.^ Make a Google Map from a GPS file .
  • GPS Visualizer: Draw a map from a GPS data file 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.gpsvisualizer.com [Source type: General]

^ Primary navigation tool to be used will be GPS navigation and Google maps.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ It’s pretty simple to do from within Google Earth, or even easier if you find a tool to convert your waypoints from Google Maps into KML. .
  • Ironic Sans: The Google Maps Guide to Ghostbusters 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ironicsans.com [Source type: General]

.The tool displays the current location of all supported vehicles of the participating services in major U.S. cities, including Chicago and San Francisco, on a Google Maps street map.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Google street map .
  • GPS Visualizer: Draw a map from a GPS data file 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.gpsvisualizer.com [Source type: General]

^ The list of currently supported cities for Street View is available at the Google Maps Help Center .
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

As of 2009 the tool seems to be discontinued. Not to be confused with carpooling.

Google Transit

In December 2005, Google launched Google Transit on Google Labs a 20% project of Chris Harrelson and Avichal Garg.[40] .Google Transit launched initially with support for Portland, Oregon, and now includes hundreds of cities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.^ Territory " means the United States and Canada.
  • Google Maps API Premier - Purchase Agreement 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC support.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How much has the software and data inside Google Earth really improved inside the United States over the last 5 years compared to Keyhole’s first 3 years of existence?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Maps Disc Golf Courses – A map of disc golf/frisbee golf courses all over the United States with descriptions and directions.
  • Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The service calculates route, transit time and cost, and can compare the trip to one using a car.^ If you meet the geographical criteria for receiving a Nexus One, but you don’t think you’ll be using it, we ask that you do not request a phone at this time.
  • Understanding Google Maps & Local Search 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC blumenthals.com [Source type: General]

^ Now it looks like Google Maps is set to become one of the first services to use these folksier directions .

^ Routing " means one or more textual, audible, or visual routing directions between a single origin and one or more destinations, and the travel time or distance, or both, for the entire, or any portion of, the route.
  • Google Maps API Premier - Purchase Agreement 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC support.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In October 2007 Google Transit graduated from Google Labs and became fully integrated into Google Maps.^ Google Maps Integration tests… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ It’s pretty simple to do from within Google Earth, or even easier if you find a tool to convert your waypoints from Google Maps into KML. .
  • Ironic Sans: The Google Maps Guide to Ghostbusters 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ironicsans.com [Source type: General]

[41]

Google Biking directions

.On March 10 ,2010, Google added the possibility to search for biking directions on Google Maps.^ Google.com's core search to Google Maps.
  • Google Watch - Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Suggest adding bike directions to Google using their new suggestion forum .
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

^ Google says 'Bike directions on the way!'
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

.An optional layer also shows different types of biking paths, from bike-only trails to preferred roads.^ Google is presently accepted two specific types of network data: new roads, and bicycle and pedestrian paths.
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

^ Optionally, If you don't have any photos and only want to create a web page that shows your tracklog , you can do that too.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

^ Fields marked as “optional for BP” are not necessary for bike and pedestrian paths: .
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

.This service is only available in the US for now.^ Not only are street level maps now available (in addition to the satellite maps available previously) but so are driving directions!
  • Google Maps Mania: Big News: Google Maps street maps for ALL of Europe! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemapsmania.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

[42][43]

Google My Maps

.In April 2007, My Maps was a new feature added to Google's local search maps.^ New Feature Added ability to toggle map overview.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ New Feature Added ability to toggle map type control.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ New Feature Added the overview map.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.My Maps lets users and businesses create their own map by positioning markers, polylines and polygons onto a map.^ Create a function to add markers to the map.
  • Google Maps — whizzy.org 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.whizzy.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the Google Maps API group and in my Inbox, developers often ask me questions such as “How do I draw a circle on the map?” or “How do I create groups of toggle-able markers?” Most of those questions are answered [...
  • Google Maps API News | geo2web.com 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC www.geo2web.com [Source type: General]

^ Today marks the launch of still one more, called Nextstop, which lets users create their own local or global guides—think best beer bars in the world , for example.
  • Google Maps - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

The interface is a straightforward overlay on the map. A set of eighty-four pre-designed markers is available, ranging from bars and restaurants to webcam and earthquake symbols. .Polyline and Polygon color, width and opacity are selectable.^ The first line uses ZIP codes and accepts the default color, line width and opacity.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On the sample page , the tracklog color is red (#FF0000), with a width of 2 pixels, an opacity of .75, and 500 polyline segments.
  • Create Google Maps, Google Earth KML or KMZ files, Upload geotagged photos to Flickr, Create SHP shapefiles, DXF files or export GPX files for other GPS utility programs 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.robogeo.com [Source type: General]

^ GPolyline() will create a polyline object using an array of points, with a specific color, here I have taken the color using hexadecimal code and the width, which is 10 here.
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Maps modified using My Maps can be saved for later viewing and made public or marked as private.^ For real life, I’ll use google maps for free and benefit from google and the masses adding data that makes my life better, such as where the nearest McDonald’s is.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, generating a Google map is a complex ordeal made slightly more difficult when using a wiki to manage site content.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Using YSlow, I noticed that there are calls for 7 Javascript files from Google on all my pages, whether I have a map or not.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.Each element added to a My Map has an editable tag.^ For real life, I’ll use google maps for free and benefit from google and the masses adding data that makes my life better, such as where the nearest McDonald’s is.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tags: android , gmail , gmail labs , GmailLabs , google , google maps , googleholic , GoogleMaps , my location , MyLocation .

^ Like I want to use my maps from google that already have the markers on them, but when I try to add them with your plugin, it adds the marker from your plugin, even if I don’t have text within the anchor tag.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.This tag can contain text, rich text or HTML. Embeddable video and other content can be included within the HTML tag.^ For the methods openInfoWindowTabsHtml() , content is a string that contains HTML text.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The content of the info window is given as a string that contains HTML text .
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The content of the info window is given as HTML text.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Upon the launch of My Maps there was no facility to embed the created maps into a webpage or blog.^ We’ve created a tool that allows you to create customised maps with Google Maps that you can embed in your website quickly and easily.
  • HOW TO: Embedded Google Maps — PaulStamatiou.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC paulstamatiou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And if there is no way to get the map to show before the user adds an address.
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ The photos aren't clear enough to see into someone's house, so there's no threat from potential burglars, stalkers or any other such person.
  • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A few independent websites have now produced tools to let users embed maps and add further functionality to their maps.^ Create a function to add markers to the map.
  • Google Maps — whizzy.org 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.whizzy.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To have a single strong plugin, I propose to add an option to the admin dialog to let the user choose wether to use title or rel attribute.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ The Google Maps API lets developers embed Google Maps in their own web pages with JavaScript.
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

[44] This has been resolved with version 2.78.

Google Street View

.On May 25, 2007, Google released Street View, a new feature of Google Maps which provides 360° panoramic street-level views of various U.S. cities.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Google Street View provides panoramic 360 degree views from designated roads throughout the coverage area for Google Maps.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Avi May 12, 2007 Released version 5.0 of Google Maps Plugin.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.On this date, the feature only included five cities, but has since expanded to thousands of locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, China and the Czech Republic.^ Territory " means the United States and Canada.
  • Google Maps API Premier - Purchase Agreement 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC support.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The following countries well covered, at first sight: Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark Perhaps not so well covered, but reaching the whole territory: Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Norway, Sweden, Finland Partially: Greece (Athens OK, but limited detail in other areas), Istanbul area in Turkey, Moscow in Russia.
  • Google Maps Mania: Big News: Google Maps street maps for ALL of Europe! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemapsmania.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ This is a very nice feature, one I'm wondering if will make an appearance in the United States maps.
  • Google Maps Mania: Big News: Google Maps street maps for ALL of Europe! 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemapsmania.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

.In August 2008, Australia was added to the Street View feature with nearly all Australian highways, roads and streets having the feature.^ Street View data is not available for all locations.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Determining whether a road supports Street View by visual inspection of the GStreetviewOverlay is not often feasible, or desirable from a user's perspective.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Street View provides panoramic 360 degree views from designated roads throughout the coverage area for Google Maps.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In addition in that month Japan was added and the Tour de France route was added on July 2 of that year.^ Haunted History Ghost Tours Friday October 09, 2009 121 N. Union Avenue Havre de Grace, MD 21078 The fourth year for our haunted history & ghost tours and they are scheduled for each weekend in the month of October.
  • National Arts and Humanities Month Events 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC maps.artsusa.org [Source type: General]

^ Gonna kill hour or so watching chuck waiting for Wimbledon and a little bit of Tour de France.
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tour De France with or without earphones yet.
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In December 2008, New Zealand was added to street view.^ Street View enables users to view and navigate within 360-degree street level imagery from San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Denver and Miami.
  • Google Zooms in on Earth, Maps at Where 2.0 - InternetNews.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Max June 4, 2007 Google have added ’street view’, so not to be outdone, a trial of 3D images will be added to my map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ If at any time you wish to change the container for the Street View Flash viewer, send it a setContainer() method, passing it the new element within which it should be attached.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Australia and New Zealand are the only countries to date with almost all roads and highways featured.^ Same with parcels, and parks, and new roads; all as one dataset.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ An impressive feature of Google's new Android 2.0 mobile device operating system is Google Maps Navigation, a that's not only free to use, but is fairly easy to learn as well.
  • Google Maps | ITworld 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Niggaz all wrapped up in what's on TV or what the new this & that is...Only tomorrow & your next step should be your main concern...
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.July 2009, Google begins mapping college campuses and surrounding paths and trails.^ Wednesday, October 28, 2009 9:34 AM/EST Google Maps GPS For Android 2.0 Apes iPhone 3GS GPS .
  • Google Watch - Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlewatch.eweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Reply to this comment Directions Mag Podcast on Google Maps Recent Changes « GeoData Policy says: October 13, 2009 at 7:41 pm [...
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ May 8th, 2009 — 2:05pm So – you’ve got an idea for site that makes use of the Google Maps API but you lack any knowledge of Javascript whatsoever – where do you start?
  • Google Maps — whizzy.org 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.whizzy.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Mexico's main cities and touristic points are added to the street view feature
.
Google Street View gained a significant amount of controversy in the days following its release.
^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ At least we finally got Google Street View!
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ North Oaks successfully petitioned that street images be removed from Google Maps’ Street View feature.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

Initially privacy concerns erupted due to the uncensored nature of its panoramic photographs.[46][47] .Since then, Google has begun blurring faces using an automated face detection technology.^ Me, the public, should use a private company to view(not access, since it can’t be downloaded from Google Earth or Maps) public data?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[48]

Google Latitude

.Google Latitude is a feature from Google that lets users share their physical locations with other people.^ Almost any website representing a small business has a page dedicated to telling users how to locate their physical location.
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Just letting you know about this weird occurrence that might help some other people.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Depending on which feature you use, Google Maps offers a satellite view or a street-level view of tons of locations around the world.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

.This service is based on Google Maps, specifically on mobile devices.^ Layers of fun in Google Maps for mobile 3.2 .
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Layers of fun in Google Maps for mobile 3.2 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ Google , Google Maps , mobile search , search engine sort by Popular Recent Comments GeoEye imaging satellite launched .
  • Google Maps | ITworld 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: General]

^ It has made google map service useless, Why o why did they allow their map service to end up like this after all the hard work of the end user to keep it good .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

There's an iGoogle widget for Desktops and Laptops as well.[49] .Some concerns have been expressed about the privacy issues raised by the use of the service.^ I'm going to use my gmail account to e-mail them or maybe Star Office to write a snailmail and complain about this shoddy service.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

^ Personally, I feel the issue is much more about the Right of Publicity than the Right to Privacy.
  • Google Maps: Invading Your Privacy? (Not Anymore!) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seroundtable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That means that a reviewer may express an opinion or sentiment about some aspect of what they are reviewing that isn’t predefined.
  • Opinion Summaries in Google Maps Reviews 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: General]

[50]

Google Flu Shot Finder

.Google Flu Shot Finder allows users in the United States to identify locations where both the pandemic H1N1/09 virus and seasonal flu vaccines are available near a given address or ZIP code.^ Google Maps Navigation is initially available in the United States.
  • Official Google Mobile Blog: Announcing Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC googlemobile.blogspot.com [Source type: News]

^ How much has the software and data inside Google Earth really improved inside the United States over the last 5 years compared to Keyhole’s first 3 years of existence?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For example, searches for "Toledo" will return different results within the domain of Spain ( http://maps.google.es ) specified by a country code of "es" than within the default domain within the United States ( http://maps.google.com ).
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Monopoly City Streets

.Monopoly City Streets is a live worldwide version of the game Monopoly using Google Maps as the game board.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Inline Google Maps – Version 5.11 .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

It was created by Google and Hasbro.[51]

Mashups

.Google maps links to the geo-tags placed in Wikipedia articles.^ Google Maps tests geo-tagged YouTube video .
  • Google Maps | ITworld 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: General]

^ I just get a clickable link to google maps.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Instead what I have is a map link that points to the map on Google.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

It also links to photos with GPS tags from Panoramio.

Copyright

.The Google Maps terms and conditions[52] state that usage of material from Google Maps is regulated by Google Terms of Service[53] and some additional restrictions.^ I’m not sure if I did something wrong, or if Google updated Google Maps recently – which could be the cause for some of the problems in the last couple of days.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ So I’m just hypothesizing that growth into actual maps usage will correspond to some function of the relative usage of town/city name queries versus state/larger geographic regions.
  • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It has made google map service useless, Why o why did they allow their map service to end up like this after all the hard work of the end user to keep it good .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

The terms and conditions also state:
.For individual users, Google Maps [...] is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only.^ This is currently only used by the maps application.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’m using your google maps plugin and it’s really great.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ "White hat" use of google maps: .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

For business users, Google Maps is made available for your internal use only and may not be commercially redistributed [...]
[52]

Criticism

.Street map overlays, in some areas, may not match up precisely with the corresponding satellite images.^ How can I overlay an image in a map?
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is a map overlay that draws a polyline on the map, using the vector drawing facilities of the browser if they are available, or an image overlay from Google servers otherwise.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The set of zcodes corresponding to the broad area may include those zip codes that have been allocated to the geographical area associated with the broad area.
  • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The street data may be entirely erroneous, or simply out of date:
.
The biggest challenge is the currency of data, the authenticity of data," said Google Earth representative Brian McLendon.^ How much has the software and data inside Google Earth really improved inside the United States over the last 5 years compared to Keyhole’s first 3 years of existence?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Update: In a blog post late Tuesday, Google said it never filled in the maps of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan because it wasn’t satisfied with the map data available.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Secondly, the public data in Google Earth or Maps isn’t accessablle.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In other words: The main complaints the Google guys get are "that's not my house" and "that's not my car."^ My house is blurred out on Google, so "they" can't see me.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted in Main on January 8th, 2010 by Pingdom Google has, perhaps more than any other company, realized that information is power.
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

^ Today i one of those days where every other word i say in my head begins with f, d, or s.
  • Meet “Google Maps” on the Pre | Palm Goon 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC palmgoon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google Maps satellite images are not in real time; they are several years old.^ And that Google owns satellites that image the earth in real time (wait, they might soon).
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It has made google map service useless, Why o why did they allow their map service to end up like this after all the hard work of the end user to keep it good .
  • Schneier on Security: Google Maps Spam 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.schneier.com [Source type: General]

^ "Searches for 'google maps' have increased, but the term 'mapquest' receives nearly 10 times the search volume."

[54]
.As a result, in March 2008 Google added a feature to edit the locations of houses and businesses.^ Interesting Google Maps Locations at locationscout.us Says: February 14th, 2008 at 3:28 pm [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Local Business Results Optimization July 29th, 2009 at 1:55 pm [...
  • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Map Plugin Brazil March 24, 2008 [...
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

[55][56]
.Restrictions have been placed on Google Maps through the apparent censoring of locations deemed potential security threats.^ Interesting Google Maps Locations at locationscout.us Says: February 14th, 2008 at 3:28 pm [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Daves blog » Blog Archive » Some Cool Google Maps Locations Says: January 12th, 2006 at 9:47 pm [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Its nice and easy to integrate – you just find the location on google maps, zoom into the required size and click “link to this page” and enter this into wordpress.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.In some cases the area of redaction is for specific buildings, but in other cases, such as Washington, D.C.,[57] the restriction is to use outdated imagery.^ They are getting in some cases very old and outdated data from undisclosed sources and putting it out there.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The patent application provides a number of different possible ranking considerations that may be used to decide which results to show in a specific area.
  • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It turns out that the map imagery that is used in Google Maps has licensing restrictions against it, preventing it from being used for turn-by-turn directions.

.These locations are fully listed on Satellite map images with missing or unclear data.^ The GGoogleBar provides local search capabilities within Maps API applications, allowing users to search locations for local listings.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Edge of I-Hacked » 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations (tags: fun cool gis google images interesting photography reference travel web) [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

^ Great Google Satellite Map Images Random Crap Online Says: January 11th, 2006 at 11:01 am [...
  • 100’s of Interesting Google Maps Locations | The Edge of I-Hacked 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC edge.i-hacked.com [Source type: General]

.Google Maps has difficulty processing road data when dealing with cross-boundary situations.^ Browsing Google Maps, only a few countries appear to lack any data at all.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Google is presently accepted two specific types of network data: new roads, and bicycle and pedestrian paths.
  • Google Maps ‘Bike There’ | …for a safer, healthier, happier world. :-) 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC googlemapsbikethere.org [Source type: General]

^ First, it seems that the parcel boundaries on Google Maps are just polygon outlines.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example, users are unable to obtain a route from Hong Kong to Shenzhen via Shatoujiao, because Google Maps does not display and plan the road map of two overlapping places.^ These are two examples of lines on a map.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You can add overlays to the map (including markers and polylines) and display shadowed "info windows" just like in the maps section of Google.
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Google offers its maps to help voters find polling places .
  • Google Maps | ITworld 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: General]

[58]
.Sometimes objects on Google Maps are hidden by clouds.^ The Google Maps API exports a factory method for creating browser-neutral XmlHttpRequest() objects that work in recent versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ August 13, 2008 10:17 am Link Sometimes Google has maps, sometimes MSVE does.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ T he Map should not be hidden behind a login to your website authentication.  If you are doing something other than that, you can use Google Custom Ent erprize map .
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

For example, the mast of Arbrå Transmitter near Bollnäs in Sweden is hidden under a cloud.
.The map uses the Mercator projection, which is increasingly distorted towards the polar regions.^ The plugin will use the KML-exported version of your map to create the balloons, markers, regions and paths.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Anytime a model is location aware, you should question if your project has a use for visual representation on a map.
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ You can use any projects to implement maps dynamically using any server side languages.
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sometimes the names of geographical locations are inaccurate. .An example of this type of error may be found in Google Maps Laona, Wisconsin.^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ I loaded the Google Maps application to view the error message again.

^ Avi May 12, 2007 Released version 5.0 of Google Maps Plugin.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

In this instance Google Maps identifies one of the town's two major lakes as "Dawson Lake";[59] the USGS, State of Wisconsin, and local government maps all identify that map feature as "Scattered Rice Lake".[60] Another example is Samoa, labeled with "Western Samoa", accurate only as recently as 1997.
.Google collates business listings from multiple on-line and off-line sources.^ What’s Google’s real line of business?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google gathers local business data from such sources as phone companies, data providers, and trusted Web sites, such as the Better Business Bureau and various chamber of commerce Web sites.
  • Managing Multiple Listings on Google Maps - ClickZ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.clickz.com [Source type: General]

^ E-mail: Subscribe to newsletters Subscribe to RSS feeds Post a comment ( 0 posted) Local and Mobile Search Managing Multiple Listings on Google Maps .
  • Managing Multiple Listings on Google Maps - ClickZ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.clickz.com [Source type: General]

.To reduce duplication in the index, Google's algorithm combines listings automatically based on address, phone number, or geocode,[61] but sometimes information for separate businesses will be inadvertently merged with each other, resulting in listings inaccurately incorporating elements from multiple businesses.^ Feature Address lookup from Google's geocoding lookup.
  • PmWiki | Cookbook / Google Map API for PmWiki 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.pmwiki.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Google Maps API provides a client geocoder for geocoding addresses dynamically from user input.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You can also get details of the place you're looking for, including phone number, address and directions to or from it.
  • How to use Google Maps on the Sony Ericsson W980 - Sony Ericsson W980 Internet - Know Your Mobile 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC knowyourmobile.com [Source type: General]

[62]
.Google has also recruited volunteers to check and correct ground truth data.^ Also, if you’re an authoritative source, you can give us data to correct it here: http://maps.google.com/help/maps/basemap/ .
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Check out the excellent Google Data Center FAQ over at Data Center Knowledge for more details and information.
  • Map of all Google data center locations | Royal Pingdom 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC royal.pingdom.com [Source type: General]

^ Google is becoming the gatekeeper of correctness; this allows them to dictate what data is used by the public and their clients.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[63]
.There are some differences in frontier alignments between Google Ditu and Google Maps.^ So there’s no discrepancy between what’s available on google maps and what’s on google earth.
  • Google: We Did Not Erase Maps of Georgia - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ I’m not sure if I did something wrong, or if Google updated Google Maps recently – which could be the cause for some of the problems in the last couple of days.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ There is at least one significant difference between Google Books and digital parcel data.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On Google Maps, sections of the Chinese border with India and Pakistan are shown with dotted lines, indicating areas or frontiers in dispute.^ You can add overlays to the map (including markers and polylines) and display shadowed "info windows" just like in the maps section of Google.
  • Amazon.com: Google Maps Hacks: Tips & Tools for Geographic Searching and Remixing (9780596101619): Rich Gibson, Schuyler Erle: Books 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Street View provides panoramic 360 degree views from designated roads throughout the coverage area for Google Maps.
  • Services - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google describes this as "the central class in the API." This loads the map data and allows us to manipulate what is shown in the map area.
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

.However, Google Ditu shows the Chinese frontier strictly according to Chinese claims with no dotted lines indicating the border with India and Pakistan.^ What’s funny is that The Google shows 3-d building shadows for the central part of Cincinnati, but with no parcel lines.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In FireFox the Error Console shows: Error: a has no properties Source File: http://maps.google.com/intl/en_us/mapfiles/118/maps2.api/main.js Line: 939 .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ So if Google just wants to show the parcel lines, fine.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example, the area now administered by India called Arunachal Pradesh (referred to as "South Tibet" by China) is shown inside the Chinese frontier by Google Ditu, with Indian highways ending abruptly at the Chinese claim line.^ I am sure I will get calls about parcel lines being wrong now also… .
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google Ditu also shows Taiwan and the South China Sea Islands as part of China.^ What’s funny is that The Google shows 3-d building shadows for the central part of Cincinnati, but with no parcel lines.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Constitution Island, across from West Point Military Academy (part of, actually) and just south of Cold Spring, NY is definitely blurred.
  • Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps - IT Security 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.itsecurity.com [Source type: General]

^ Some pages about that and Google Maps / Ditu / and so on… in China: http://chinagooglemapsapi.blogspot.com/ http://iwfwcf.blogspot.com/ http://www.step1.cn/kml/top.htm?
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

.As of May 2009, Google Ditu's street map coverage of Taiwan also omits major state organs, such as the Presidential Palace, the five Yuans, and the Supreme Court.^ D ’street level’ view on a google map.
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ May 4, 2007 Google Maps 和台灣的街道地圖… .
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ Reply to this comment Directions Mag Podcast on Google Maps Recent Changes « GeoData Policy says: October 13, 2009 at 7:41 pm [...
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There are some differences between ditu.google.^ There is at least one significant difference between Google Books and digital parcel data.
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are some interesting discussions there on the Google Maps Help Group pages.
  • Location Prominence and Differences in Local OneBox and Google Maps 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC www.seobythesea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Is it hyperbole to suggest that there is similarity between Gutenberg and Google?
  • James Fee GIS Blog » Blog Archive » Google Maps Now Uses Their Own Map Data 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.spatiallyadjusted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

cn and ditu.google.com. .For example, the former does not feature My Maps.^ But when I use my own map (with the new feature), he still makes a marker in the centre of the map (besides the markers that are in my “My Map”..
  • Google Maps Plugin for WordPress :: Avi Alkalay 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC avi.alkalay.net [Source type: General]

^ My hope is Google Maps starts offering user-generated geodata back to the community, like OpenStreetMap.org now does.
  • google maps « Kelso’s Corner 9 February 2010 14:26 UTC kelsocartography.com [Source type: General]

^ The only resource I used was Google Maps API website and the examples provided on it, which I do link to many times in my tutorial.
  • Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API - Nettuts+ 20 November 2009 6:12 UTC net.tutsplus.com [Source type: General]

.On the other hand, while the former displays virtually all text in Chinese, the latter displays most text (user-selectable real text as well as those on map) in English.^ To so so, call GMap2.setMapType(G_SATELLITE_3D_MAP) explicitly, or allow the user to select this map type via the MapTypeControl .
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Polygon Demo States : In the above code, I have made one Select box, where all the States loads, upon selecting one state, it will display the entire boundary of the state.
  • CodeProject: Google Maps in HTML, ASP.NET, PHP, JSP etc. with ease. Free source code and programming help 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If a user currently does not have the Google Earth Plug-in installed in their browser, the first time a user selects this map type, the user will be prompted to download and install the Plug-in and restart their browser.
  • Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code 11 October 2009 10:25 UTC code.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

This behavior of displaying English text is not consistent but intermittent - sometimes it is in English, sometimes it is in Chinese. The criteria for choosing which language is displayed is not known.

Phantom Settlements

Google maps have featured the following villages on their maps but infact do not exist:

See also

Comparable services

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Simple English

Google Maps is a free Earth mapping service application and technology provided by Google. It provides satellite pictures and road maps for anywhere in the world, and can generate driving directions given a start and end street address. Maps can be embedded on other websites via the Google Maps API.

Other websites

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Up to date as of December 05, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Google Maps, which are similar to those in the above article.








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