Google Maps gets Terrain

Google has recently added a “Terrain” view to its most excellent online map service at

While the terrain doesn’t have labelled contours as per Topomaps, it’s certainly a very cool addition. You now have the option of viewing the standard map, a satellite view (with or without labels) and the above terrain view.


About Chris
A self confessed geek, meteorologist (aka weather forecaster), father & proud kiwi mainlander living, working & playing in Wellington, New Zealand.

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