Use GPS coordinates instead of Address for Google Directions in Map Block


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In the map block, the “Get Directions” button for a location opens up a Google Maps browser window with the directions to the reverse-geocoded address of that location. This is a problem if that address is unknown to Google Maps (like a location in a middle of field).
For example: Airtable geocoded a GPS coordinate as “Unnamed Road, Hotolo, South Africa”. When clicking on the “Get Directions” button in Airtable, Google Maps opens up, but it cannot find the location and the directions cannot be displayed. Instead, rather use the original GPS coordinates for the directions link to Google Maps.