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A Web map odyssey

The directions suggested heavily trafficked routes and one odd maneuver--but also included decent scenery.

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A Web map odyssey

MSN's directions had one big problem: I would have had to jump a road divider.

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Google took me on a circuitous, sometimes confusing route.

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A Web map odyssey

Yahoo's directions were a bit pokey, but they got me to my destination.

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A Web map odyssey

America Online's MapQuest took me onto a highway, which would have been trouble at rush hour.

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