Results for tag geo

  • Precision of geographical coordinates for use in Google Maps
    Joor Loohuis, 2010-05-22
    One aspect of using Google Maps that is not often addressed, is the precision of geographical coordinates that is required to properly represent information. A little explanation is in place.
  • Find geographical coordinates using Google Maps (revisited)
    Joor Loohuis, 2010-03-08
    A little while ago we posted a short instruction on how to find the map coordinates of a location for use on a Google Map. With some new additions to Google Maps, this has now become even easier.
  • Find geographical coordinates using Google Maps
    Joor Loohuis, 2009-05-10
    There are occasions where you need accurate geographical coordinates of a location, for example for putting a marker on a map. Assuming you don't have a GPS receiver handy, or the location you're interested in isn't around the corner, finding coordinates can be a pain. Fortunately, Google Maps provides a little tool that will help you find coordinates for any location you can display on a map.