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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 20. Using Google Maps

Not sure how to get to a particular location? In the old, pre-Internet days, you had to try to find addresses on your AAA roadmap, or humble yourself by stopping and asking directions at the local gas station. Thanks to the Internet, however, you can now use Google Maps to generate online maps and driving directions.

You’ll never stop for directions again.

Introducing Google Maps

Of all the cool Google features, I find Google Maps the absolute coolest. Not only does Google Maps compete head-to-head with other online mapping sites, such as MapQuest and Yahoo! Maps, but it offers a raft of unique and, dare I say, fun features. It’ll help you get to where you want to go, and show you a lot of neat and useful information ...

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