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Remove Overlays Google Maps

In this example you will learn how to remove overlays from google map.

Here you can view the output of the example and you can also "try it yourself" by clicking on "Live Demo" button given at the bottom.

Syntax

function removeOverlay() {
  historicalOverlay.setMap(null);
}

Remove Overlays Google Maps Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
  <head>  <!-- www.techstrikers.com -->
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">  
    <meta charset="utf-8">  
    <title>Remove Ground Overlay</title>  
    <style>  
      html, body {  
        height: 100%;  
        margin: 0;  
        padding: 0;  
      }  
      #map {  
        height: 99%; 
        width: 99%;
      } 
 #panel {  
  position: absolute;  
  top: 10px;  
  left: 25%;  
  z-index: 5;  
  background-color: #fff;  
  padding: 0px;  
  border: 1px solid #999;  
  text-align: center;  
}  
  
#panel, .panel {  
  font-family: 'Roboto','sans-serif';  
  line-height: 0px;  
  padding-left: 0px;  
}  
 
#panel select, #panel input, .panel select, .panel input {  
  font-size: 15px;  
}  
 
#panel select, .panel select {  
  width: 100%;  
}  
 
#panel i, .panel i {  
  font-size: 12px;  
}
    </style>  
        <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?callback=initMap&signed_in=true" async defer>  
    </script>  
    <script>  
// This example uses a GroundOverlay to place an image on the map   
var historicalOverlay;  
  
function initMap() {
  var lat_lng = {lat: 22.08672, lng: 79.42444};
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {  
    zoom: 6,  
    center: lat_lng  
  });  
  var imageBounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(      
        new google.maps.LatLng(20.39623, 77.85009),      
        new google.maps.LatLng(22.39623, 80.85009));
  
  historicalOverlay = new google.maps.GroundOverlay(  
      'http://www.techstrikers.com/GoogleMap/Code/images/tools_img.jpg',  
      imageBounds);  
  historicalOverlay.setMap(map);  
}  
function removeOverlay() {  
  historicalOverlay.setMap(null);  
}
  </script>  
  </head>  
  <body> 
    <div id="panel">  
      <input onclick="removeOverlay();" type=button value="Remove overlay">    
    </div>  
    <div id="map"></div>  
  </body>  
</html>

Above example will produce following output