Enormous Map of New York City Created from Thousands of Google Map Images

Map of New York
Map of New York
Photo: Haochi Chen

Software Engineer Haochi Chen recently wrote a quick script that downloaded the highest definition Google Map images for the New York City area, then seamlessly combined them together to create one ENORMOUS billion-pixel map image.

Map of New York created by stitching together images from the Static Maps API.

I cannot stress ENORMOUS enough… the full resolution photo on Flickr is 30720 pixels by 30720 pixels, making it about 170 megabytes.

If you ever wanted a map of New York City that you could print out to attach to the whole side of your building, nay block, download it here.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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