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Photos and Wikipedia added to Google Maps

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
13 years ago19,596 views

There's now a "More" option on Google Maps with Photos and Wikipedia!

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Here's a screen shot I took:

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/5394/googlemapsphotoswikipedky8.gif

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/8681/newbuttonmapsmorecl8.png

KenWong [PersonRank 3]

13 years ago #

nice find! Thanks!

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

6 buttons... hopefully i'm not using 800x600 for my screen =)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

One URL here, let's try Silicon Valley (where the HQ of Wikipedia is located):
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=firefox-a&channel=s&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=4c2&resnum=0&q=silicon%20valley&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

It appears that the source of launch of this new feature is Google Maps Mania:
http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2008/05/wikipedia-added-to-google-maps.html

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

>>It appears that the source of launch of this new feature is Google Maps Mania

I posted about this before they did...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Wish I could see Google Maps content as others, but it's often to mostly turning gray for me, and not loading much.

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