[LINK] Inadequacies in Google Maps

Michael Skeggs mike@bystander.net mskeggs at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 11:35:22 AEST 2009

I think Google Maps does not have the directions info for Mexican addresses.
It is able to direct Port Townsend to Long Beach CA but not Tijuana to Santa
Michael Skeggs

2009/10/1 Roger Clarke <Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au>

> What a let-down.
> We recently discovered that a relation was 1st Officer on a vessel
> that sailed from Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico to Port
> Townsend WA (at the mouth of the sound north of Seattle) in 1908.
> Would you believe that Google Maps is unable to compute any of the
> sea, road or walking distances from one to the other????
> (It looks like about 2200 nautical miles).
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