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#272878 22-Jul-2020 09:20
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If you open Google maps or Google Earth and attempt to look at "Navigation drive, Whitby, WGN" it will attempt to produce driving instructions to "Whitby" in WGN!


It ignores the fact "Navigation drive" is in fact the name of a road!


Anyone have any clue as to how to bypass this?

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  #2526888 22-Jul-2020 09:23
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That's quite funny actually.
The following seems to work "Whitby, Navigation Drive, Whitby"

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  #2526889 22-Jul-2020 09:23
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right click/long press on map -> navigate to/from here.

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  #2526890 22-Jul-2020 09:24
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put a house number in the search, it worked for me





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  #2526900 22-Jul-2020 09:51
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Ask the owners to move.

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  #2527821 23-Jul-2020 15:04
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Thank you everyone, I feel a bit silly now haha

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  #2527847 23-Jul-2020 16:17
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"Navigate to Navigation drive, Whitby" also works - but yeah I think asking the owners to move is probably still the best solution. 

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