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Google Maps for Walking

Original post made by Sanford Forte, Evergreen Park, on Aug 4, 2008

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This application is still in beta; it works now, but will be quite useful when finished,

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Posted by Outside Observer
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on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Google has done a wonderful job with "Google Earth", "Street View" and their maps with satellite overlays... At least in the 1st world....

I wish they could provide the same in emerging Asian countries where they have websites. Particularly for 2nd tier Asian citys.

Baguio City, Philippines comes to mind. They do have satellite overlays, and some major roads, all of which are in error.

Thanh Pho Can Tho Viet Nam also comes to mind. No support there at all, despite having a Google site for Viet Nam in the Vietnamese language.

I know Google is not the producer, only the user of the satellite and mapping data that we take for granted in the USA. Just wish that data were more prevalent in Asia.




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