Google Maps : Java Glossary


Google Maps

Google Earth shows you aerial photographs and street level photographs to let you virtually explore a city. Google Maps displays conventional maps. It also works out optimal routes for car, cyclist, pedestrian and bus rider. It even shows flights.



Here is how to find the GPS co-ordinates of a give point on the map.

  • GoogleMaps: right click a point on the map; left click What’s here.
  • GoogleEarth: create a ViewPoint. Right click it. Left click properties.

Printed Maps

Google Maps have the following problems when printed:

I have written Google twice asing them to fix this. So far no reply. Here are my suggestions to fix the problem:

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