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.
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Things you need
- Internet-connected PC
Open your Web browser and navigate to the Google Maps page using the link in Resources.
Type the address or latitude/longitude of the location you'd like to print into the search box and click "Search Maps."
Click the plus and minus buttons to zoom in and out if you'd like to adjust your view.
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.
Hide the information panel by clicking the "Hide" button near the upper-left hand corner of the map.
Press F11 on your keyboard to put your Web browser into full-screen mode.
Press the "Print Screen" button on your keyboard. This will copy the current view to your clipboard.
Open your favorite photo-editing software and paste the map from the clipboard. Click "File" and then "Print."
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