Online Google Maps Compass Application

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Google Maps Compass Route Drawing

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Clicking on the 'Draw Route' button will plot and draw a route to a marker at your selected point of destination and display:
  • Origin latitude, north or south, in degrees, minutes and seconds.
  • Origin longitude, east or west, in degrees, minutes and seconds.
  • Origin magnetic declination, east or west, in degrees, minutes and seconds.
  • Negative or positive declination.
  • Destination latitude, north or south, in degrees, minutes and seconds.
  • Destination longitude, east or west, in degrees, minutes and seconds.
  • Distance of the route leg in miles and kilometres.
  • Map or true bearing in degrees.
  • Compass bearing, in degrees, minutes and seconds and decimal, adjusted for magnetic declination.
Google Compass route information display Clicking 'OK' on the display will adjust the red compass direction of travel arrow to compensate for magnetic declination. The compass bearing display adjusted for magnetic declination (12.34º in the above example) will appear in the lower right corner.

The map or true bearing display appears in the upper right corner (342º in this example). Red compass direction of travel arrow and compass bearing display adjusted to compensate for magnetic declination. The map or true bearing display appears in the upper right corner (342º in this example) Clicking 'Cancel' will leave the red direction of travel arrow unadjusted, and no compass bearing display will appear in the lower right corner.

For Multi-Legged routes, click the 'Move to Next Point' button to move the compass to the next point: Move Next example for multi-legged routes with map and compass bearing displays Once you have finished, you can hide the compass, save and print your route: Route markers