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Crowd-sourced mapping tool arrives on British shores

Long absent from the country, Google's crowd-sourced mapping tool Google Map Maker has finally arrived in the UK today. The tool allow Brits to improve the mapping data provided through Google's web and mobile-based products by adding missing information, or bringing more detail to existing maps.

Google's kicking things off with a MapUp event at the former WW2 code-breaking facility at Bletchley Park, adding more detail to road maps of the complex with buildings and paths.

Users in the UK can find the new-map making tools at

Source: Google


Reader comments

Google Map Maker finally hits the UK


Now this is exciting, many roads need editing here. I got so many locations in my head, I wonder, does Google give you anything for contributing effort and time. :D