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Google Maps works by asynchronously downloading tiles of map/satellite data as you navigate around the map.  Lately, I've noticed that it has been rendering the wrong tiles in Where's Tim occasionally.  I've only noticed this in FireFox though.

 

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Anybody else seeing this?

 

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Posted on Monday, November 27, 2006 10:27 AM Mapping , Where's Tim | Back to top


Comments on this post: Wrong tiles in Google Maps

# re: Wrong tiles in Google Maps
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Yes, I've seen this many times. I believe it to be a firefox image cache issue. Sometimes the tiles aren't even Google Maps tiles, they are images from websites I've been to recently.
Left by Kyle Mulka on Nov 29, 2006 6:21 AM

# re: Wrong tiles in Google Maps
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That makes sense. I've only seen this "feature" on sites that run Google Maps. I wonder what makes this happen.
Left by Tim Hibbard on Nov 29, 2006 7:30 AM

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