Maps customization gallery

See how you can make our next-generation maps your own.

Moving traffic being visualized on a map
3D data visualization
Visualize and analyze massive datasets.

Explore a 3D heatmap of water availability in the Nile Delta region using data in Google Cloud BigQuery, exported from Google Earth Engine.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
3D data visualization
Visualize and analyze massive datasets.

Explore a 3D heatmap of water availability in the Nile Delta region using data in Google Cloud BigQuery, exported from Google Earth Engine.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Deck.gl
Bring your data to the real world with Deck.gl.

Deck.gl is an open-source data visualization framework for the web that makes it easy to create 2D and 3D visualizations of large geospatial datasets. It allows you to composite multiple layers to analyze complex data in its real-world context and gain valuable insights.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Deck.gl
Bring your data to the real world with Deck.gl.

Deck.gl is an open-source data visualization framework for the web that makes it easy to create 2D and 3D visualizations of large geospatial datasets. It allows you to composite multiple layers to analyze complex data in its real-world context and gain valuable insights.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Travel app demo
Travel the world in this interactive WebGL-powered demo.

Explore a new generation of mapping experiences with WebGL-powered Maps, and see how different the world can be when you control and render on the map in three dimensions.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Travel app demo
Travel the world in this interactive WebGL-powered demo.

Explore a new generation of mapping experiences with WebGL-powered Maps, and see how different the world can be when you control and render on the map in three dimensions.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Maps customization
Take our new cloud-based maps customization for a test drive.

You can now create custom map styles right on the web. Our new cloud-based map styling makes it easy to tailor experiences for specific industries or customer needs. Try it out, and see how quickly you can create custom maps that publish simultaneous updates across all devices and platforms.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Maps customization
Take our new cloud-based maps customization for a test drive.

You can now create custom map styles right on the web. Our new cloud-based map styling makes it easy to tailor experiences for specific industries or customer needs. Try it out, and see how quickly you can create custom maps that publish simultaneous updates across all devices and platforms.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
WebGL-powered features
See the updates to WebGL-powered Maps and the Maps Javascript API.

New features include: * **Tilt & Rotation:** You can now control the map in three dimensions. Objects can be resized, and occluded behind other objects. * **Integrated Camera Control:** Instantly update all parameters at once, and implement your own camera animations. * **WebGL Overlay View:** This allows you to render 2D and 3D objects directly on the basemap.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
WebGL-powered features
See the updates to WebGL-powered Maps and the Maps Javascript API.

New features include:

  • Tilt & Rotation: You can now control the map in three dimensions. Objects can be resized, and occluded behind other objects.
  • Integrated Camera Control: Instantly update all parameters at once, and implement your own camera animations.
  • WebGL Overlay View: This allows you to render 2D and 3D objects directly on the basemap.
Key products
Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Delivery Tycoon
Try to beat Google Maps Platform in the Delivery Tycoon game.

In this fun game, you plot your own delivery route to see if you can beat Google Maps Platform’s optimized routes.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Delivery Tycoon
Try to beat Google Maps Platform in the Delivery Tycoon game.

In this fun game, you plot your own delivery route to see if you can beat Google Maps Platform’s optimized routes.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Floom
Mix Maps and AR with Floom, the fun augmented reality app that lets you explore the other side of the globe.

Floom uses your location, and creates a tunnel to the other side of the globe — right in your browser. It was built by Google Creative Lab using the WebXR API and Google Maps Javascript API. Note: Floom is currently only available using Chrome on Android devices.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Floom
Mix Maps and AR with Floom, the fun augmented reality app that lets you explore the other side of the globe.

Floom uses your location, and creates a tunnel to the other side of the globe — right in your browser. It was built by Google Creative Lab using the WebXR API and Google Maps Javascript API.

Note: Floom is currently only available using Chrome on Android devices.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
iNaturalist
Join over 4 million people sharing their observations about the natural world.

iNaturalist, a joint initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society, allows you to track encounters with organisms around the world. With over 75,000,000 recorded observations so far, the crowdsourced data lives in the cloud and helps scientists understand when and where organisms are found.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
iNaturalist
Join over 4 million people sharing their observations about the natural world.

iNaturalist, a joint initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society, allows you to track encounters with organisms around the world. With over 75,000,000 recorded observations so far, the crowdsourced data lives in the cloud and helps scientists understand when and where organisms are found.

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Maps Javascript Directions Geocoding
Clay cityscape
Clay cityscape
Google Maps Platform
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