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If I build a giant castle made out of Gold, or flood the world with water, will those changes show up on a Map? If it does, that would greatly enhance the use of maps for me.

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Maps show the blocks that would be visible from a bird's-eye view. For example, if you made a large canal, it would be visible on the map as blue. The maps are dynamic, so any changes to the world are shown. However, only the top-most block at that particular X/Z coordinate would show – because of this, nothing underground would be visible (since the map would only show the ground above).

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Hmm, I didn't get the "Other answer was posted" message. –  John the Green Aug 21 '11 at 22:41
    
Yeah, sometimes it doesn't show up for me either. –  Kevin Y Aug 21 '11 at 22:43
    
I'm having trouble choosing which answer to accept. But, "You can accept this answer in 44 seconds" is funny. –  Joe the Person Aug 21 '11 at 22:43
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Yes

But, not in real-time. Someone has to actually walk over there holding a map (with the map selected) and the map will update.

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