Are you tired of seeing south always being down? Here is a tool for changing the way you see Google Maps! Google Maps Labs has introduced the Rotatable Maps feature. Once you enable this feature,you can rotate the map in any direction of your choice. We can rotate Street Map View as well as Satellite Imagery with this feature.
How to activate Rotatable maps?
- Goto Google Maps and click on the new link on the top left (Or Go to http://maps.google.com/maps?showlabs=1 ) This will list all the Google Maps Labs applications.
- Enable Rotatable Maps
- Click to save changes made
Now rotate the map in any direction you want with the dial in the upper left of the map.
You can view the map of India rotated 180 degrees. South India is now shown on the top.