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11 January 2009

Live Maps Finland

Live Maps Finland

Live Maps Finland Map

Now in the Finnish language (apart from when in 3D the controls revert to English)

Katu (Road Map)
Finland full coverageof roads throughout the country.

Ilmakuva (Aerial Mode)
Mostly low resolution outside the large towns and cities but clear high resolution aerial photography Helsinki.

Lintuperspektiivi (Bird’s Eye)
Now has Gigabytes of oblique photography for different areas in Finland in Virtual Earth.Live Maps Finland Birds Eye View

3D
Live Maps Finland now has the 3D view activated with access to near-real-time weather.

Merkit (Labels)
You can turn the labels on and off in the different aerial modes.

Yritys (Yellow Pages)
Put in the Mikä (what) and put in the Missä (where) and start exploring a local yellow page listing result set provided by Fonecta.

Kokoelman Nimi [Explore Collections]
It is now possible to explore collections on Live Maps Finland. User generated content. Zoom in and click on “Kokoelma”.

Jaa (Share)
Users can now not only share map links in mail but also publish them to their blog with just one click.

imageAjo-ohjeet (Directions)
The routing engine now allows the creation directions using nopein reitti (quickest route), lyhin reitti (shortest distance) or kävelymatka (walking)
Walking directions is available giving users the quickest way suitable for pedestrians.

Tulosta (Print)
The site provides you with a specific style sheet setup just for printing.

Other features:
vCards: Business addresses can be opened as vCards in Outlook.
Virtual Earth Web Service for geo-coding.

Source:
http://blogs.msdn.com/virtualearth/archive/2009/01/10/live-maps-finland-hits-the-web.aspx

View the Finnish Live Maps
http://maps.live.fi/

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