|Dianne goes for you|
In September we talked about Google’s Ground Truth project that Google uses to keep its maps up to date. We also directed you to Google Map Maker, should you wish to assist with keeping the maps up to date. But what if you notice something odd on Google Earth, Maps or Street View, or just […]
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|New Google Earth Imagery ? December 9th, 2014|
Google have updated their ‘Latest Google Earth Imagery’ map showing an update on December 9th. Thank you to GEB reader André for letting us know. Latest Google Earth Imagery map ? December 9th, 2014. Larger version The ‘Monthly Google Earth Imagery Updates’ map has been updated to show November’s updates. Monthly Google Earth Imagery Update […]
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|Looking at the new 3D in New York City|
Last week Google updated the 3D imagery for New York City and San Francisco. We had a brief look at New York and noted a problem with Street View crashing Google Earth. We also had a look at some interesting effects in the 3D around San Francisco. GEB reader Jebster noted that the New York […]
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|Google Earth Api deprecated|
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|New 3D causing Street View crash in New York and San Francisco|
Last week Google released new improved 3D for New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, which they announced on Google+. We had a look at the New York update and GEB reader Piotrek noted that when you enter Street View in New York using Google Earth, the application crashes. We tested it and […]
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|Google Earth search fixed|
Towards the end of November, Google updated the search engine that supplies results to Google Earth. We had a look at it and were initially impressed. However, it wasn’t long before GEB readers pointed out that there was a major bug causing certain requests for directions to fail. We had a look at this issue […]
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|New York gets 3D refresh|
We usually look at the World Trade Center on the the anniversary of 9/11 and over the years we have seen models of the old Trade Center towers from the Sketchup 2D Warehouse as well as models of the new towers at various stages of construction. In April 2013, Google gave New York the new […]
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|Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia|
Researchers from across Australia have joined together to develop detailed digital maps of the country?s soil and landscape attributes. They have put the data online and made it available for free. The maps can be downloaded for use in GIS programs, but at about 4Gb per file that is not something the casual viewer would […]
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|Censorship in 3D|
Back in September we had a look at censored imagery in Google Earth. With Google continuing to roll out 3D imagery it is inevitable that they will wish to cover areas that countries wish to keep censored. Although most countries have little or no control over satellite imagery, aerial imagery captured from aircraft has to […]
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|Burning Man goes 3D|
Over the last week or so, Google have pushed out a significant amount of new 3D imagery. If you don’t have it already, be sure to grab our our map of areas covered so far. One of the most interesting new additions is Black Rock City, Nevada, location of the Burning Man festival that we […]
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