Having some troubles opening Google Maps Physical layer in QGIS using OpenLayers. I cannot seem to have the layer load below a scale of 1:29,802.
Is this normal?
My projection is set to 3857 and my QGIS version is 2.18.9.
The OpenLayers plugin has many caveats.
Try the QuickMapServices plugin instead. You will find the
Google Physical Layer named
If you use the plugin for the first time, you have to run
Web -> QuickMapServices -> Settings,
More services tab,
Get contributed pack button to get the full list of providers.