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Google Maps Adds Terrain View

June 13, 2014By
Photo: Google

Google Maps now has Terrain View, which enables users to see terrain maps for an area. Terrain view shows the 3D elevation of natural geographic features, such as mountains and canyons. Topographic contour lines are overlaid on the map to show elevation levels with altitude information displayed in gray numbers. Google Maps also offers traffic, transit, and biking views. Google Maps... read more