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Road paved or non-paved?

Where can we find out whether a road is paved or not? And whether the road is entirely paved, and which stretches are not? It’s difficult/not possible to find it out from Google maps.

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look at a real paper map and the difference will be much clearer. Different publishers use different symbols for different types of roads. Look at the key - usually in a corner of a sheet map, on an introductory page of an atlas.

Be sure you have the right scale. Maps which show a large area only show major roads, you need to zoom in like in Google, but using the best scale for what you are looking for.

That said, the world is a big place and you haven't given any clues as to where you are looking to find information for.

Jeep roads in Colorado will be different to mountain roads in Punjab.

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From his other posts I assume he is asking about Argentina.

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Google satellite view could be another resource. The similar, but more detailed Google Earth product could be even better.