Google Maps provides satellite imagery of most areas of the world, and is searchable by address. When logged into your Google account, you can create your own maps that allow you to map a single location or map multiple locations. Once the map is saved, you can share the map with friends using a custom Web URL provided by Google. There is no charge to use the Google Maps website, nor is there a charge to open a Google account.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
Things you need
- Google account
Visit the Google Maps home page and log into your Google account.
Click "My Maps" from the top-right section of the window and then click "Create new map."
Click the blue eyedropper button, located in the top-left corner of the map. Click the location on the map that you would like to mark.
Add a title and description to the location if desired and then click "OK."
Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each additional location.
Click "Done" on the left side of the screen to save your map.
Click the "Link" button, located in the top-right corner of the Google Maps window to display the unique URL that directs users to your map.
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