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Google Maps JavaScript API Cookbook by Balkan Uraz, Alper Dincer

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Adding Street View to your maps

Google Maps already has good map data updated continuously with the ultimate cartographic quality. In addition, there comes the up-to-date satellite imagery. Although these were sufficient for Google Maps to be so popular and successful, there is another view that takes much interest—Street View.

Street View is the 360-degree panorama view from the roads that are covered under this service.

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The complete listing of countries and cities where Street View is available can be found at http://maps.google.com/intl/ALL/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/.

In this recipe, we will go over how to add Street View panoramas to the current view, switch between the map view and Street View, and set the panorama properties. ...

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