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from http://www.makeuseof.com/ 1551 days ago

Most of the time, when you’re looking for directions or want to find a location, you probably go directly to Google Maps (or whatever your favorite mapping tool is) and look up the address. Well, that’s fine when you have the address, or you know the names of the city, town or location that you want to find. However, there are plenty of cases when names of places aren’t so important as their location on the Earth. I’m thinking of very remote areas where you may be going camping, hiking or otherwise exploring.

That isn’t to say that remote areas don’t have names that Google Maps will know about. I grew up in a region of Maine that, if you try to drive there from the Southern part of the State, you’ll actually drive through several “towns” with no names. They’re called ...

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