You can navigate (move your view) in two dimensions in any Google Map. Pan (move the map), by clicking and dragging on the map.
You can zoom in or out on the map:
You can change the type of map by opening the menu and choosing the appropriate options.
You can view panoramic photos (Streetview) by dragging the little man icon onto any road/path that highlights when the man is over it
To close Streetview, click the small cross in the top right corner of the map.