Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Big Google Maps Satellite Imagery Update!

It's taken a few days but the satellite imagery updates that were posted to the Google Earth Community on June 2nd now seem to be fully available for viewing now in Google Maps! Here is the list taken from that post. To check out the new imagery in these locations, copy and paste the names below into a Google Maps search to find the place and see the update!

New high resolution imagery for these locations:

Whistler, BC; Kitchener-Waterloo & Toronto, Ontario; Nanaimo, BC; and Fort Saskatchewan, AB
England: Base 50cm coverage of nearly entire country
Germany: Cities/Regions of Greifswald, Trier, Köln, Stuttgart, Bonn, Oldenburg, Rostock, Saarbrücken, Hamburg, Hannover, and Ritterhude
Austria: Villach region
France: Cities of Caen, Dijon, Metz, St Etienne, Toulouse and Rouen
Spain: Catalonia and Valencia
Areas of the United States: Imperial County (CA); Yellowstone National Park (WY);
Galveston/Houston (TX); Peterborough (NH); Cheyenne (WY); Burke, Wake, and Cabarrus Counties (NC); Racine and Kenosha Counties (WI); Washington, DC; St Paul (MN); and the State of Alabama
Japan: City/Regions of Kochi, Asahikawa, Koriyama, Miyazaki, Nagano, Utsunomiya, Akita, and Toyama

Large Digital Globe (60cm) update

..Includes areas in Sudan, expanded
Africa, Australia, Mexico coverage and smaller areas of coverage in Asia, Polynesia, South America, Canada, Europe, Middle East plus some interesting islands in Antarctica and Greenland Updated Imagery:

Bogotá, Columbia; Mission Viejo (CA, US); Hillsborough County (FL, US) EU: Dublin, Ireland Middle East/Africa: Beirut, Lebanon and Tripoli, Libya Asia: Hong Kong and Manila, Philippines

GoogleSightSeeing.com is already tracking great new sights found within this imagery!

[Thanks to Frank Taylor at the Google Earth Blog for the tip on this update!]
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