Search for KML in Google Maps

Thursday, April 05, 2007 at 10:39:00 AM

I am happy to announce that you can now search through all of the world's Keyhole Markup Language (KML) files on Google Maps. This enables you to find all the great user-created map content on the web, as well as new maps created with My Maps, which launched today.

You will continue to see local search results with the red pushpins, but now there is a link called "See user-created content" that will enable you to see relevant user-generated results, represented by blue pushpins. Go to and give it a try with these search queries: