Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Israel Gets Street Maps, Georgia Gets Towns

Google Maps has added street maps for Israel.

Google Maps

However, as you can see from the screen-shot above, Israel seems to be full of streets with no names.

That is unless you search in Hebrew. Then the names magically appear.

Perhaps Google don't have a Hebrew to English interpreter.

Google have now also added labels for cities and towns in Georgia. The Google LatLong Blog says that 'new data' for a number of other countries has also been added to Google Maps.

One of the 'other countries' seems to be the Isle of Man which now has street maps. 

Hat-tip to Amos Shapira - via: Ira Abramov's Blog
Hat-tip to Mapperz for news of the Isle of Man update
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