This site makes use of google maps, a free mapping service.
'Panning' means changing the area displayed by the map. If you think of the
If you press any of these arrow buttons, the map will pan in the appropriate direction.
You can also drag the display area with the mouse.
'Zooming' is changing the size of the area shown bu the map.
Pressing the button zooms in to show a smaller area. Pressing the button zooms out to show a larger area. If there is a slider between these buttons, you can also use it to set the zoom level directly.
Zoom levels do not relate to particular map scales.
Move the cursor to an area of interest and double-click. This will cause tr
These buttons change the type of map shown.
The 'Map' option is a normal graphical map showing different features at different zoom levels. At low zoom levels, these features might be town names and major roads. At higher zoom levels, all roads are shown, along with their names.
The 'Satelite' option shows a satelite photograpg of the area.
The 'Hybrid' option is a mixture of the two. The satelite image is used as a background for the map features.
Finally, there is the reset button . This puts the map back to how it started when the web page loaded.