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July 23, 2005

nice google maps mod

Take a look at this very cool Google Maps mod. Read about it at Raj Kaimal's blog.

Posted by asa at July 23, 2005 11:02 AM

Besides the zoom feature, the hybrid mode is very cool too... Google should add that to their maps site, along with a way to measure distance in maps without having to use the driving directions feature. It seems they haven't been adding much to the maps site and have concentrated on Google Earth instead.

Posted by: Gualg on July 23, 2005 11:17 AM

do not use wiht find as you type :P

Posted by: Dominic Liversidge on July 23, 2005 11:35 AM

The hybrid mode *is* in the official Google Maps, look it up.

Posted by: Alon on July 23, 2005 11:36 AM

Well, I'll be damned. Alon, you're right. It must be a very recent development, because I use the site all the time and I'm quite sure it wasn't there a couple of days ago.

Posted by: Gualg on July 23, 2005 01:34 PM

Yes, that and the new scale in the lower left corner was mentioned on Slashdot a few days ago. :-)

Posted by: Jug on July 23, 2005 03:34 PM

By the way, talking about Google Maps, did you try MSN Virtual Earth?

Posted by: minghong on July 24, 2005 12:09 AM

I'd rather zomm with this:

Posted by: Olive on July 24, 2005 12:12 AM

Hy hey, but what about

Zoom in!

Posted by: Greg on July 25, 2005 08:27 AM

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