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It’s been a secret of sorts, but a built in functionality in SharePoint 2013 is the ability to show maps (spatial data) directly within a list or library using the Geolocation site column.

Imagine having a list of your sales representatives in a list and being able to show their location directly on a map within SharePoint.

Pretty powerful stuff!

The video below demonstrates how to configure and use the Geolocation site column directly within your SharePoint list or library.