Introduction to Google My Maps

Create custom maps to share and publish online with Google My Maps. You can make maps that show different kinds of information, like dog-friendly hiking spots.

With My Maps, you can:

  • Create a map.
  • Draw lines, shapes, or placemarks on the map.
  • Import geographically-specific data including addresses, place names, or latitude and longitude coordinates.
  • Organize your map with layers to hide or show different kinds of content.
  • Style your content with different colors, placemark icons, and line widths.

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