Mini Google Maps is a google chrome extension which allows you to easily access google maps in handy way through mini google map interface in popup down menu which allows you to search locations in google maps.
You can use it just like maps.google.com through a small size window display which is easy to manage and search locations, you can even change the size of map displayed on drop down popup menu in google chrome, you can switch in between three standard sizes.
This extension makes google maps so easily accessible as compared to the heavy maps.google.com and once you are done with mini google maps, close the popup and go on with your regular browsing.
As per the initial reviews of this extension, most of the users have wow and awesome for this extension as a feedback. The developer of this extension has also promised to add Traffic, Weather and maybe some videos from YouTube and info layers from Wikipedia into the extension in next extension upgrades.