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Random Bits from the Outside World => GPS Gear and Tips => Topic started by: randell on November 27, 2007, 03:21:03 PM

Title: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: randell on November 27, 2007, 03:21:03 PM
Google had just given us a new toy: the terrain layer!

(http://www.zerr.net/temp/terrain.jpg)

more... (http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2007/11/explore-new-terrain.html)
Title: Re: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: randell on November 27, 2007, 04:01:19 PM
More tools I've been sitting on:

Google Earth Shaded Relief Overlay (http://www.zerr.net/temp/Shaded_Relief_Overlay.kml)

Google Earth Topo Overlay (http://www.zerr.net/temp/Topo_Map_Ovelay.kmz)
Title: Re: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: BigBendHiker on November 27, 2007, 05:58:34 PM
Hi Randell!
Hey...thanks for the information.  This is good stuff.

BBH
Title: Re: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: Robert on November 28, 2007, 09:01:49 AM
The Google Earth Topo overlay is great. Previously I would have both the the satellite view and Topozone open and have to switch back and forth. Thanks for sharing this.
Title: Re: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: xseption on November 28, 2007, 09:48:19 AM
Randell, those are great!!!

Many thanks for sharing!

~ edd
Title: Re: New Google Maps Layer
Post by: Sanjuro82 on November 28, 2007, 12:24:24 PM
Wow that new terrain view in Google Maps is really cool!