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June 30, 2014

Short URL for Classic Google Maps

Update (June 25, 2015): Classic Google Maps is no longer available.

Now that Google Maps for desktop redirects to the new interface, I tried to find a URL for the classic version. Last year, I found: www.google.com/local, then www.google.com/lochp, https://www.google.com/maps?output=class, https://www.google.com/maps/mms, but they no longer work.


Of course, you can also go to Google Maps, click the help icon at the bottom of the page and then click "return to classic Google Maps" twice. Google includes some reasons why you would prefer the old version: map is covered by boxes, too slow, missing features, map display issues.



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