Google Maps, that now includes the old Google Local, will increase the coverage to Europe. You can already see satellite images from Holland, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal and get directions in local languages. Google updated the satellite data used for Google Maps so it now has the updates recently made to Google Earth.
Although the maps are incomplete, so you may sometimes get lost, it's interesting to see Google expanding Google Maps ahead of the competition. It will be the first time since Google translated the search interface when Google will make a huge impact on people's lives. People will be able to explore the world and their neighborhood using natural language.
More at: Google Blogoscoped Forum.
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