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  2. Google Map Maker - Wikipedia

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    Google Map Maker was used at Google Mapathon events held annually. In November 2016, Google announced that Google Map Maker would be retired and merged with Google Maps. Google Map Maker was officially shut down on March 31, 2017. In November 2021, Google granted limited users access to a new tool, Google Road Mapper, which is an apparent ...

  3. Yahoo! Maps - Wikipedia

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    Yahoo! Maps originally launched circa 1998. The data was provided by Vicinity Corporation. A new Adobe Flash-based version called Yahoo! Local Maps was released in Beta in November 2005. In April 2006, aerial and satellite views were added. On May 16, 2007, Yahoo! released a new map style designed by the cartography company Cartifact. Data and ...

  4. Map - Wikipedia

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    Many maps are drawn to a scale expressed as a ratio measurement on the map corresponds to 10,000 of that same unit on the ground. The scale statement can be accurate when the region mapped is small enough for the curvature of the Earth to be neglected, such as a city map. Mapping larger regions, where the curvature cannot be ignored, requires projections to map from the curved surface of the ...

  5. Mercator projection - Wikipedia

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    Many major online street mapping services (Bing Maps, Google Maps, Mapbox, MapQuest, OpenStreetMap, Yahoo!Maps, and others) use a variant of the Mercator projection for their map images [citation needed] called Web Mercator or Google Web Mercator.

  6. Yandex Maps - Wikipedia

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    In 2016 a "street view" of Everest was photographed. Map editor. Users can make new data on the map with the help of the Yandex Map editor. In geographies where it is hard to find providers of good map data, user contributions could be used to increase map quality. Any registered Yandex user can edit the map through a simple web editor pending ...

  7. Google Maps - Wikipedia

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    Google Maps is a web mapping platform and consumer application offered by Google.It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bike, air (in beta) and public transportation.

  8. Bing Maps - Wikipedia

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    Bing Map Apps is a collection of 1st and 3rd party applications that add additional functionality and content to Bing Maps. Examples of map apps include a parking finder, a taxi fare calculator, an app that maps out Facebook friends, and an app which lets users explore the day's newspaper front pages from around the world.

  9. MapQuest - Wikipedia

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    MapQuest (stylized as mapquest) is an American free online web mapping service. It was launched in 1996 as the first commercial web mapping service. MapQuest vies for market share with competitors such as Google Maps and Here.