I see forge has updated to 1.9 :-) , Can`t wait for a 1.9 version.
Your minimap already helps a lot, thanks.
- Ability to export the map to an single image file (jpeg or png) with options to choose what to show (Depth to render / Way-points / way-points list an co-ordinates ...)
- Ability to overlay an image (marking roads/town borders....)
- 3D view like the April fools trendy update 3D map - http://www.minecraftforum.net/news/60345-the-trendy-update-pre-release-goodies