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Distance Measurement ToolYou can use the Distance Measurement Tool to easily calculate the distance from one location to another in Google Maps. To do this, follow these steps:Visit http://maps.google.comClick the Maps Labs link at the bottom of the left-hand panel.Enable the Distance Measurement Tool.Click Save changes.Click the ruler icon at the lower left-hand corner of the map.Click your starting point on the map, then click your destination point to trace the path. A red path will appear on the map between the two locations, and the distance will be shown in the left panel.Tips and tricksYou can choose between two different units: Metric (in km) or English (in mi).Calculate the distance between multiple locations by clicking on more than one location on the map.If you sign in using your Google account, Google Maps will remember your Maps Labs preferences.
.....but what if you don't have Google Earth installed or available?
Quote from: RichardM on February 14, 2013, 05:10:49 PM .....but what if you don't have Google Earth installed or available? That's just crazy talk.
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