Google Maps Easter Egg: Get Direction from Australia to New York for a Car ride!

Jun 27, 2008 | 4,530 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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To end this heavy week of launches, updates, management reshuffles and other big stuff, here is a news that is on a much lighter side of the Search Engine world. It seems that Michael Smith of Technocrat has found the 'Easter Egg' in the Google Maps. Easter Eggs are the hidden surprises in a program that are embedded by the programmers.

If you try to look up for directions in for an address in Australia to an address in the United States of America, the Google Maps, will actually provide you with step by step directions to reach your destination, while crossing the Pacific Ocean. Quite an interesting ride, that would turn out to be, don't you think so?

Well, if you have a hard time believing it, then take a look at the map yourself:

'Australia to United States'. Travel Directions by Google Maps:

 Google Maps Easter Egg: Get Direction from Australia to New York for a Car ride!

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
4.thumbnail Google Maps Easter Egg: Get Direction from Australia to New York for a Car ride!
4.thumbnail Google Maps Easter Egg: Get Direction from Australia to New York for a Car ride!