Since DC is not a state, Google decided to completely leave out the nation’s capital from it’s new Google Docs feature that allows the creation of small, static maps. This cartographic error could have easily been fixed by simply adding a small arrow to the DC diamond and labeling it in the Atlantic Ocean as “Washington, DC” in the USA map.
The code doesn’t need to be changed much either:
compared to Missouri:
A suggested edit:
This map places DC in a place where scale is not important, because that’s how the Congress* feels about the people of the District of Columbia.
* maybe Google too
â€¢ The maps on Google Analytics suffer from Washington, DCâ€™s exclusion
BTW there are a whole heap of ‘undocumented’ QR encoding commands (smsto tel email etc)
Check out this blog post https://deancollinsblog.blogspot.com/2008/05/google-qr-encoder-hidden-functionality.html
Or my website for more details https://www.cognation.net/qr/google_api.html
Comment by Dean Collins — 5/19/2008 @ 7:55 am