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40 Awesome Google Maps Features

From Bike Path Planning Maps to Cartographic Handbags

— December 16, 2012 — Autos
Celebrate the launch of the Google Maps app on iOS 6 by checking out all of these awesome Google Maps features. Google is unquestionably the leader when it comes to Internet map technology. Its maps are top-notch and let you do everything from planning a trip or checking out different parts of the world.

In addition to personal use, Google Maps are often used by businesses to make their product better. After all, what good is a dating site if you can't locate members in your area? The best part about all of these awesome Google Maps features is the fact that people have gone out of their way to show love for the service. There are numerous pieces of home decor and viral videos all inspired by Google's mapping services.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Map-Able Blueprints
Map-Able Blueprints
The Google Maps Floorprint Ability in the UK is Astonishing
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39
Hyper-Stimulating HTML Puzzles
Hyper-Stimulating HTML Puzzles
The Google Puzzle Will Give You a Good Brain Workout
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Office-Finding Apps
Office-Finding Apps
The Liquidspace App Helps Mobile Workers Find Homes
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Bike Path Planning Maps
Bike Path Planning Maps
Google Maps Cycle Lanes Lets UK Cyclists Plan Their Routes
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36
Armed Combat-Flagging Sites
Armed Combat-Flagging Sites
Conflict History Uses Google Maps to Track the History of War
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35
Crowdsourced City Scrapbooks
Crowdsourced City Scrapbooks
The WhatWasThere App Lets You Share and View Historical City Shots
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34
Sugar Daddy Searching Apps
Sugar Daddy Searching Apps
The Sugar Sugar App will Help You Find Affection for Cash
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33
Search Engine Home Decor
Search Engine Home Decor
Google Map Pin Coasters Tells Your Glass Where to Go
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32
Virtual Egg Hunts
Virtual Egg Hunts
Saatchi & Saatchi's London Launch of the ‘Goo on the Loose' Search
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31
Pristine Search Engine Packaging
Pristine Search Engine Packaging
Arda Buckun Renders Concepts for Fictional Google Products
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30
Canine Tag Trackers
Canine Tag Trackers
Virtual Leash Connects Your Dog to an Online GPS Tracking Website
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Comedic City Slogans
Comedic City Slogans
The New Google Maps City Slogans Use Word Play to Bring You Home
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28
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Twitter & Google Super Tuesday Map
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Manually Marked Missed Connections
Manually Marked Missed Connections
'I Wish I Said Hello' Flags Locations of Brief Interactions
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26
Lyrical Search Engines
Lyrical Search Engines
The Creative BuzzFeed Google Maps Features Lyrics as Directions
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25
Real-Time Smog Logs
Real-Time Smog Logs
UK 'MESSAGE' Program Maps Traffic Pollution in a Google Maps Overlay
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24
Video Game Mapping Systems
Video Game Mapping Systems
The GT4 Liberty City Map Gets a Google Maps Makeover
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23
Outbreak Monitors
Outbreak Monitors
Google Maps That Show Swine Flu Outbreak
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22
Interwebbing Real Life
Interwebbing Real Life
The Urban Cursor Brings the Internet to Life
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21
Map-Completing Campaigns
Map-Completing Campaigns
The Toyota iQ Street View Fills in What Google Missed
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20
Google Maps to Share Horror Stories
Google Maps to Share Horror Stories
"Sod Abroad" Promotion
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Search Engine Social Media
Search Engine Social Media
Google Hotpot Brings Community Counseling to Google Places
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18
Google Gas Stations
Google Gas Stations
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Google Maps-Inspired Graffiti
Google Maps-Inspired Graffiti
Street Ghosts by Paolo Cirio Represents the Misappropriation of Data
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Google Maps-Inspired Seating
Google Maps-Inspired Seating
The Tack Bench and Stool by Monocomplex are Perfect for Beach Bums
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15
Google Maps for Mobile
Google Maps for Mobile
Cell Phone Knows Where You Are
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14
Cartographic Hand Bags
Cartographic Hand Bags
Map Totes are a Fashionable Alternative to Google Maps
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13
Web-Savvy Cannabis Clubs
Web-Savvy Cannabis Clubs
WeedMaps.com is Like Yelp.com for Pot Dispensaries
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12
Interactive Bombing Maps
Interactive Bombing Maps
Carlos Labs Scary Scenario Maps Lets You Test Virtual Weapons
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11
Reality-Rendered Google Maps
Reality-Rendered Google Maps
Aram Bartholl Augments Reality in Three Cities
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10
Google Maps Typography
Google Maps Typography
Rhett Dashwood Turns Aerial Shots Into the Alphabet
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9
Using Google Maps for Evil
Using Google Maps for Evil
Spotting Empty Pools for Trespassing
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8
Personal Landmark Map Art
Personal Landmark Map Art
Cosmographies by Carlos Romo Melgar is Like a Graphic Bio
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7
Google Maps-Inspired Wall Decals
Google Maps-Inspired Wall Decals
This Search Engine Wall Decal Infuses Technology & Home Decor
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6
Fornication-Flagging Websites
Fornication-Flagging Websites
IJustMadeLove.com Creates an International Sex Map
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5
Image-Inscribed Mapvertising
Image-Inscribed Mapvertising
This Vodacom Geolocation Campaign Finds Your Family Members
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4
Googling for Drugs
Googling for Drugs
Pot Locator Using Google Maps for Weed
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3
Google Street View
Google Street View
Take a Virtual Trip
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2
Geotagged Graffiti
Geotagged Graffiti
Street Art Fans Use Google Maps Street View to Locate Best Pieces in UK
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1
Super Close Google Maps
Super Close Google Maps
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