How to measure distances between points

How to measure distances between points
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1. How to measure distances between points




Make: map

Model / Product: Maps

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Objective / Info: Use Google Maps to measure the distance between two points. maps.google.com


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Visit Google maps at maps.google.com. You will need to add a feature Google Labs to make this work.

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After you log into the Google Maps account, click the "New" icon in the upper right hand corner of the site.
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Locate the "Distant Measurement Tool" and select the "Enable" option next to it. Click the "Save changes" button.

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You should now see a new small icon in the lower left hand corner of Google Maps.
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Locate one of the spots on Google maps that you want to measure by placing the address in the search box.
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Click the new icon in the lower right hand corner.
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You can select "English" to show units in feet / miles.
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Locate your second point and left click. You should see a red circle with a black square. The number on the left should change from zero to a new number.
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Left click to pin the starting point of the distance you want to measure. The result is a tiny green arrow with a black triangle and a reading of 0 ft to the left.
  Note : You cannot plant the pin on top of an existing pin.

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You can left click multiple times until you reach your final destination.

  Note :Press the "Delete" button to delete the last point added.

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Press the "Reset" button to remove all of the points.
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