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  2. 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. [1] MapQuest vies for market share with competitors such as Google Maps and Here .

  3. Yandex Maps - Wikipedia

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    Yandex Maps (Russian: Яндекс Карты, tr. Yandeks Karty) is a Russian web mapping service developed by Yandex.The service provides detailed maps of the whole world [citation needed], it provides directions and estimated times of arrival for driving, walking, cycling, kick scooter, and public transportation navigation.

  4. 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.

  5. Mercator projection - Wikipedia

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    The Mercator projection (/ m ər ˈ k eɪ t ər /) is a cylindrical map projection presented by Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569. It became the standard map projection for navigation because it is unique in representing north as up and south as down everywhere while preserving local directions and shapes.

  6. Google Map Maker - Wikipedia

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    Google Map Maker is a defunct map editing service launched by Google in June 2008. In geographies where it is hard to find providers of good map data, user contributions were used to increase map quality. Changes to Google Map Maker were intended to appear on Google Maps only after sufficient review

  7. La Jolla - Wikipedia

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    La Jolla (/ l ə ˈ h ɔɪ ə / lə HOY-ə, American Spanish: ) is a hilly, seaside neighborhood within the city of San Diego, California, United States, occupying 7 miles (11 km) of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean.

  8. Web mapping - Wikipedia

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    In traditional cartography, when dealing with printed maps or interactive maps distributed on offline media (CD, DVD, etc.), a map update takes serious efforts, triggering a reprint or remastering as well as a redistribution of the media. With web maps, data and product updates are easier, cheaper, and faster, and occur more often.

  9. Address geocoding - Wikipedia

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    2008 and 2009 saw the growth of interactive, user-oriented geocoding platforms – namely MapQuest, Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). These platforms were made even more accessible to the public with the simultaneous growth of the mobile industry, specifically smartphones. 2010s