arbitrary thumbtacks on

Does anyone know how to get Google maps to locate a thumbtack at an arbitrary point on a map? I recall directions from Brevity on how to get it to draw an arbitrary route, which is a nice touch, but I’d like to be able to say “The thing I am talking about is HERE” and have a precise thumbtack regardless of availablilty or precision of street numbering.

2 responses to “arbitrary thumbtacks on”

  1. It uses some XML that contains the details of the point and the lat/long.

    Here’s an app that showed the Seattle 911 call locations in real time. But it seems to be done.

    Example of XML :

    These might help :