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Given a degraded image of a Google maps tile, for example:

akademi high

Is there a service or technique I can use to find the map coordinates of this tile?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a hastily penned question about geography rather than a focused and detailed question about GIS – PolyGeo Aug 2 '17 at 0:56
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    It has some kind of mystery around it though.... I wonder what place it is now. – tilt Aug 2 '17 at 7:32
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    @PolyGeo I've tried to pull the root issue out of this question. I think the result is a an interesting question that is on-topic. It's essentially a map equivalent of this question: gis.stackexchange.com/q/17619/18189 – dbaston Aug 2 '17 at 12:51
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    This place is Uenohara high school near Tokyo in Japan. Got the answer by googling but don't know how to search such fade image's location. – GeoSpatialEarth.in Aug 4 '17 at 14:56
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    @GeoSpatialEarth.in - can you explain a bit how you "Googled" this? I tried doing an image search with the degraded image, but the hits weren't relevant. While knowing the location of this particular image may interest the OP, I think it would be most relevant to see an answer for the general case. – dbaston Aug 4 '17 at 15:46
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(EDIT : I ended up to the same conclusion as in the comments, some of them I hadn't seen before answering. At least there's an answer, even if it doesn't solve your real problem)

You can use Google Image service : By uploading the image to google (the little camera), I found this link (second match) where you can see a similar image : https://twitter.com/MissGrumpyGamer/status/892452360605360129

As another alternative, you can have a look at Tiny eye as mentionned in this question, very similar to yours : Identifying image location?

The post also mention Terra Pattern, but I highly doubt it could work on your degraded map tile.

However, it implies somebody has posted on internet a similar image and that Google looked at it...

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