Google Map Types and Map Details

Google map provides three types of maps such as default, satellite and terrain. With each type, different details can be viewed on the map. Google map provides public transit details, traffic, bicycling, 3D and street view. Depending on the location or situations at the time of viewing the map, it provides additional map details, for example Covid-19 Info.

To change map type and map details, click on layer icon which is displayed on the map, then select map type and select map details. You can select multiple map details.

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Google default map.

google map default and traffic map details.

Google satellite map.

google map satellite

Google terrain map.

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Google street view map.

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Google bicycle maps to view bike lanes and routes.

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