Google's My Maps feature is already a pretty cool way of annotating maps with local information, but here's an added incentive to get tagging: a competition for the best local maps, with a Macbook as a prize for the best entry. There's a bunch of celebrity examples on the site already, and I suspect many Lifehacker readers could do as well or better than Jamie Durie. Check out the video above for a basic guide on building maps; the contest closes November 28.
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