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All cities in Georga suddenly dissapear on Google maps

/pd [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, August 12, 2008
11 years ago2,887 views

maps.google.com/maps?q=&ie ...

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Does anyone have a before shot?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I bet there was nothing there on the map before.
I'm looking for images before the "update" anyway ;)

DPic [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

What? I can zoom in just fine

Dave Shaw [PersonRank 5]

11 years ago #

Multimap has all the cities – I can't imagine Google Maps wouldn't have had them?

multimap.com/maps/?qs=georgia& ...

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Are the cities in Google Earth?

/pd [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I have not check G-Earth, but that by itself is another Sever /program. However maps is a Service on Google properties. Dpic, even if you zoom in you dont see cities, roads etc. (at least not for me!)

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

No roads on the map, but if you enter "Tbilisi" or "Poti", Google Maps knows where it is located.

Niraj Sanghvi [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I remember the same type of thing happens when searching in Israel...there's no roads or anything, but it will locate cities you search for.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Georgia shoud have been in the list of Google Map Maker countries. Bad point Google ;-)

-BTW, I can't draw roads with GG Maps Maker. I get the error "Failed to create feature
Some data is missing in this area, please report this error along with a link to this page."

DPic [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Oh you're right. I was looking in satellite view and not paying attention

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/0 ...

We got an official response. The data was never in Google Maps but some of it is in Google Earth. They haven't found a data partner that has comprehensive data for that region of the world. That is why they don't have any detailed info for that region in Google Maps.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

thanks for that Colin.Interesting that nobody ever knew that Georgia had no data points within G-Maps..!!

Dave Shaw [PersonRank 5]

11 years ago #

Google also said they would now be releasing data for Georgia and other countries where they only have basic data.

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

We do need the map for some... I just came across this


fumpr.com/images/ja9649gwx25j2 ...

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]drtimofey, Interesting way of spelling Georgia there.

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