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NYS Canal System Interactive Area Map.

WCNY’s NYS Canal System Google Map connects educators, our local community, and the world at large to the “New York State’s Contemporary Canal System” educational resources. These resources include video, an educator’s guide, and the Canal map. The video highlights important locations along the Erie, Oswego, Champlain, and Cayuga-Seneca canals and is indexed into short clips for each location. The educator’s guide provides an instructional unit on the canal system, both past and present. Interactive map connects visitors to each location by providing to and from driving directions, a quick link to video associated with that location, and the physical address.

Created by Nikolay Gul for WCNY’s "New York State’s Contemporary Canal System Educator’s Guide."
Functions: Navigate Erie Canal, Oswego canal, Champlain canal, and Cayuga-Seneca canal.
Find and Print direction from and to canals location.
Used:
Google Map API, javascript, XML, custom made images, and video from educators guide…

Features: of Custom Google Map for Canal System Interective Map:
map overlay with polylines;
ground overlay;
embeded flash video;
embeded pdf document;
step by step directons;
custom info box with multiple tabs;
custom markers;
extra navigatons pop-up with zoom in and zoom out;
custom map control and much more…

canals system map

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How to embed Google Map to your site?


How to embed google map to your site

What is Google Maps?
Google Maps provides a highly responsive, intuitive mapping interface with embedded, detailed street and aerial imagery data. In addition, map controls can be embedded in the product to give users full control over map navigation and the display of street and imagery data. Users can also perform map panning through the use of the “arrow” keys on a keyboard, as well as by dragging the map via the mouse. All of these capabilities combine to provide a compelling product, but the primary driver behind its rapid acceptance as an Internet mapping viewer is its ability to customize the map to fit application-specific needs. For instance, a real estate agency might develop a Web-based application that allows end user searching for residential properties to display the results on a Google Maps application. To get a good idea of the diversity of applications that are possible through Google Maps, spend some time at Mike Pegg’s Google Maps Blog.

Google Maps provides a slick, highly responsive visual interface built using AJAX technologies along with detailed street and aerial imagery data, and an open API allowing customization of the map output including the ability to add application-specific data to the map. To make it even better, Google currently provides access to this service for FREE! In this article we’ll examine some of the basic capabilities provided through the Google Maps product.

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