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Newness is no Virtue. Cache of old Google Maps satellite images?

Google Maps / satellite view used to provide a wonderful shot of our historic family homestead. Sadly, the New and Improved Updated 2013 satellite photo is one big glare-y blur. An easy way to find the old shot? [more inside]
posted by falldownpaul on Aug 6, 2013 - 3 answers

How to get a map from Google maps to an Android phone?

The situation: I'm running Android 2.3.5 on my phone, using the Google Maps app version 6.14.4. Via the desktop, I've created a map with custom directions from Point A to Point B.

The problem: I can't find a way to get the map with the edited directions to my phone. I can save the map with the directions to a Google account, which normally would mean that I could log into that Google account on my phone and download it that way. However, I don't have the necessary software on my phone that will enable me to log into a Google account. "Account and Sync settings" is missing. I can't seem to edit directions from within the Google Maps app on my phone, either. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Jun 15, 2013 - 14 answers

If it's really "location, location, location," show me some locations.

Since Google Maps ended its real estate search function in February 2011, have any of you found a good replacement? I can't find anything like it. [more inside]
posted by resurrexit on Aug 18, 2011 - 13 answers

I need to create a website FAST for rapidly changing information

I need to slap together a website FAST that contains a map and a (sortable? filterable?) list of Wisconsin-related protest/rally events. I'd really, really like it if people could enter their own events and they'd show up on the map without a lot of intervention on my part. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Mar 10, 2011 - 11 answers

What website will you compare the map of two cities side by side?

Website that will compare the size of two cities by show the map side by side. [more inside]
posted by Carius on Aug 10, 2010 - 4 answers

The undiscover'd Street View from whose bourn no Google Car returns...

Is it possible to create a Google Street View™, but with old photographs? [more inside]
posted by Sova on Oct 13, 2009 - 3 answers

How can I get a google map to display my current position automatically?

How can I get a google map to display my current position automatically? [more inside]
posted by krautland on May 10, 2009 - 13 answers

Terrain View in Google Earth?

Easy question: How do I get "Terrain" view in Google Earth the way it looks in Google Maps (i.e. a nice topographic view)? [more inside]
posted by wavejumper on Nov 28, 2008 - 3 answers

What's in this old satellite image?

Minneapolis: What was this tent for? This parking lot is now Gold Medal Park. [more inside]
posted by BradNelson on Sep 22, 2008 - 5 answers

Google Gurus, the Hour of Need Has Arisen

Can someone help me find a comprehensive map detailing Chicago racial demographic percentages by neighborhood? [more inside]
posted by Lieber Frau on Mar 20, 2008 - 8 answers

Burning Map

What's the easiest way to turn the Google Maps for a certain area (at the highest resolution) into a big JPEG? [more inside]
posted by skryche on Jun 25, 2007 - 5 answers

What is the best way to live-blog a cross-country road trip??

What is the best method & location for live-blogging a cross country trip using a MacBook, DSLR camera, DV camera, t-mobile EDGE and intermittent wifi? [more inside]
posted by tarthur on Jun 13, 2007 - 6 answers

Automating the creation of a Google map.

What's the easiest way to plot 400 addresses on a Google map? [more inside]
posted by davebush on May 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Where do they get all those wonderful data?

WhereTheHellDoTheyGetAllThatData Filter: When someone wants to start a site that requires huge amounts of data like IMDB or Pandora or Last.FM, where do they get the data? [more inside]
posted by jxpx777 on Dec 18, 2006 - 18 answers

What is the service that shows you a server on a map?

What is the name/URL of the tool that allows you to see a physical map of where a domain name's server is? [more inside]
posted by criticman on Nov 12, 2006 - 10 answers

Google Earth 3D to SketchUp?

Can I grab the 3-D buildings from Google Earth and play with them in Google SketchUp? [more inside]
posted by pzarquon on Aug 2, 2006 - 3 answers

Online travel map

I want to create a map, marking every town I've ever been to on my travels around Australia and the world. I have a pin-board at home where I've done this, but it would be cool to create an online version. In this Web 2.oh world, what's the best Google Maps hack to use to achieve this? Note that I don't want to write the code to do this through the API myself - I'm just looking for a site that lets me easily place markers on my own personal Google Map, and associate some very basic information with each marker.
posted by Jimbob on Jul 6, 2006 - 20 answers

Why is Indiana's Google Map satellite imagery so thorough?

Google Map satellite imagery filter: On Google maps, why does the state of Indiana seem to be so entirely scanned at highest resolution, when just about every other "place" on the map seems to just have high resolution scanning in heavily populated areas? What makes Hoosiers so special (to Google Maps, anyways)? [more inside]
posted by UnclePlayground on Nov 8, 2005 - 22 answers

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