The Google Toolbar, in addition to bringing you closer to the main Google services, allows you to add extra elements like the Google Maps gadget, which can be accessed at any time and on any website you are on.
To use this very simple novelty: after installing (if you don't have it) the Google Toolbar 5, access this special page to insert the Google Maps gadget into your toolbar. Every time you need to search for something on Google Maps, simply click the button in a compass and voile format!
You can find more interesting gadgets for Toobar in this special gallery Of google.
Via: Google Lat Long