How to Print Google Satellite Maps

Written by shawn farner
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Google Maps allows you to search for businesses in a certain area, find driving directions and more. The map application also has a vast collection of satellite imagery. Unfortunately, Google doesn't make its satellite maps easy to print. By following a certain procedure, however, you'll be able to print out large satellite images of almost any area you want.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Internet-connected PC
  • Printer

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open your Web browser and navigate to the Google Maps page using the link in Resources.

  2. 2

    Type the address or latitude/longitude of the location you'd like to print into the search box and click "Search Maps."

  3. 3

    Click the plus and minus buttons to zoom in and out if you'd like to adjust your view.

  4. 4

    Click the "Satellite" button in the upper right-hand corner of the map. This will switch your view from the regular map view to a satellite view.

  5. 5

    Hide the information panel by clicking the "Hide" button near the upper-left hand corner of the map.

  6. 6

    Press F11 on your keyboard to put your Web browser into full-screen mode.

  7. 7

    Press the "Print Screen" button on your keyboard. This will copy the current view to your clipboard.

  8. 8

    Open your favorite photo-editing software and paste the map from the clipboard. Click "File" and then "Print."

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