Thursday, March 22, 2007

KML (& KMZ) Support Added to the Google Maps API

Google Maps API Official Blog: KML and GeoRSS Support Added to the Google Maps API - this is pretty interesting since the functionality has been available in Google maps for some time [see my previous post]. The post doesn't explicitly state it, but I KMZs seem to work just as well. There appears to be some size limit to between 100 - 200 kb, from simply experimentation. Just to share again, here are two KMZs of population by County Subdivision from the 2000 Census that you can view on Google Maps:

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