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.

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

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

You should now see a new small icon in the lower left hand corner of Google Maps.
Locate one of the spots on Google maps that you want to measure by placing the address in the search box.
Click the new icon in the lower right hand corner.
You can select "English" to show units in feet / miles.
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.
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.

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

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

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

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