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Is there a website out there that will let me markers (lat/lon) and bounding boxes (minimum / maximum lat/lon) and let me see it overlayed on top of Google Maps (or OSM, or Bing, etc)? I'm not really looking to create my own webpage for this... I'm hoping someone's implemented something like this for a general use case or a demo and it's online somewhere.

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Google Maps Example:

You can run this example from you local drive.

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You could simply add a form to enter the coords rather than the code.

for changing the extents set the new google.maps.Rectangle({ bounds:new google.maps.LatLngBounds(new google.maps.LatLng(37.2, -122.3), new google.maps.LatLng(37.6, -121.9)), to the values you want.

new google.maps.Rectangle({
    bounds:new google.maps.LatLngBounds(new google.maps.LatLng(37.2, -122.3), new google.maps.LatLng(37.6, -121.9)),
    fillOpacity: 0.2,
    strokeOpacity: 0.5,
    strokeWeight: 1


Open Street Map Example:

For Open Street Map you can just call the API to generate a simple rectangle by adding &box=yes to the call

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I am pretty sure this will meet your requirements:

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This has markers, but I don't see a way to add a bounding box. –  Pris Jul 13 '12 at 19:47
Gotcha, the easiest way then would be just to take the bottom sample from Mapperz solution and change the bounding box. –  dkroy Jul 13 '12 at 19:51
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  iant Aug 14 '12 at 10:50

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