Making Google Maps more accessible
The Google Static Maps API lets you embed a map as a plain image in various formats. The developers guide explains the many options you have when it comes to configuring the static maps.
While we’re on the topic of making Google Maps work for more people, I recommend reading Patrick H. Lauke’s article on creating Keyboard-accessible Google Maps. Making Google Maps usable without a mouse requires a bit of hacking, but the end result is well worth it.
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