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New Google Maps Feature?

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, October 19, 2008
11 years ago2,412 views

I was browsing a map for Downtown Minneapolis tonight and saw a new feature I've never seen before. At zoom level 17 or higher, I'm seeing block addresses actually listed on the map.


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I haven't normally seen these before so I'm assuming its a new feature. Is it really new? or have I just been oblivious to it.

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Do you mean the little numbers like 828 or 700 in your screen?

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]hebbet, Yeah.

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The feature was reported in 2006 for Russia, in Germany last month by Hebbet.

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hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

the feature was not available in the US when it was published in germany, australia and so on last month

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The Russia and Australia ones look like they match up exactly to a physical building. While the Germany and US versions appear to just show you what the address at each block should be. I've scrolled to several residential areas and they don't show addresses per house like the Australia example did.

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I noticed them first showing up around two or three weeks ago.

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