Google Maps Sucks

Google just released an enhancement to Google Maps that allows you to overlay satellite photos on top of any street map you desire. Naturally, the first address I typed in was my own. Not only did they miss my house by 3 doors, but they think I live in the middle of the road! They probably think I live in a shoe box. Of course when I say "house," it is really just a hole in the ground covered by a tarpaulin. But it is a house to me.

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Naturally, I suspect people to detect the sarcasm in my voice...

As far as i know these pics are coming via Satelite, so 100% accuracy always is not possible.

Correct me if i am wrong,

"Not only did they miss my house by 3 doors, but they think I live in the middle of the road!"

The reason for these (very annoying) innacuracies is that the address records are traceable to the property deeds, with latitudes and longitudes having neen recorded long before the advant of GPS.

YES, your deed has probably been recorded as being on someone else's property!

Google maps poor useless directions made me miss a job interview. GM says merge onto N. Hwy, I get to N. Hwy to a stop sign I can turn left or right. If I knew which way to go I wouldn't need directions...how do you merge at a T shaped intersection. GM says turn on ... street toward Jupiter st. Again if I knew which direction Jupiter st. was I would be familiar enough with the area to know where I was going. I had to stop twice to ask for directions, told them both I was following GM and they both laughed... last time for me GM. Sucker me once shame on you... but twice!

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    Santosh Kumar
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