There are four types of maps available within the Google Maps.The following map types are available in the Maps:

  • Roadmap: Displays the default road map view. This is the default map type.
  • Satellite: Satellite displays Google Earth satellite images.
  • Hybrid: Displays a mixture of normal and satellite views.
  • Terrain: Displays a physical map based on terrain information.

Change Map Type

Let’s learn how to change map type:

Step 1 Go to Add or Edit Map page.

Step 2 Select ‘Map type’ from the Drop down list in the ‘Map information’ section.

Map type

Step 3 Click Save map to see the changes.