left panel

These modules are identical to the lighttable view. From top to bottom:

Filter the list of images displayed in the map view.
recently used collections
View recently used collections of images.
image information
Display image information.

right panel

Here you can find the modules specific to the map view. From top to bottom:

find location
Search for a place on map.
Manage a hierarchical list of location tags and their corresponding regions on the map.
map settings
Choose the map provider and set up various map display parameters.
Tag selected images.
Apply GPX track data to selected images.

bottom panel

Drag images from the filmstrip onto the map as described in the map overview.