Google releases historical Street View feature

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We first considered this possibility a little over two years ago, and it's finally here -- historical Street View imagery! Activating it is quite simple. While viewing imagery in Street View, … [Read more...]

How to become a Google Imagery Partner

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We get emails from time to time from users that would like to submit their own imagery to Google Earth. As Frank mentioned a few weeks ago, Google has a program called the "Imagery Partner Program" … [Read more...]

Exploring Earth Day on Google Earth

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Today is Earth Day, a time to sit back and think about our wonderful planet, and some of us will be out picking up some trash, or just enjoying nature. For those of you stuck inside due to weather, … [Read more...]

Police working on a “live Google Earth” to monitor small areas

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While it will be a long time before we see a live version of Google Earth, as Frank recently explained, there are some places where small scale real-time imagery is starting to come out. The most … [Read more...]

Using the Google Earth Flight Simulator

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The Google Earth Flight Simulator is one of those features that many people overlook. Here are some tips to make the most of it. With the the release of Google Earth 4.2 back in 2007, Google added a … [Read more...]

Exploring airship hangars in Google Earth

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We've shared a lot of articles from Google Sightseeing over the years. They do a great job of choosing an interesting topic and then digging in deep. Their recent article from Ian Brown on the … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – April 16, 2014

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It appears that Google has pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Jonah', 'Munden', 'Andreas' and 'Horvath' for letting us know. The new imagery can already be … [Read more...]

The hidden farms of Chicago

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NPR's The Salt recently took a look at Chicago and the many "hidden farms" that can be found on rooftops around the city. Researcher John Taylor from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign … [Read more...]

Exploring L’Aquila five years later

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Three years ago we told you about the effort to rebuild L'Aquila in 3D following a major earthquake in 2009. Graziano Di Crescenzo has an Italian blog about Google Earth and is very passionate about … [Read more...]

Meograph redesigns their application with a fresh new look

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We've talked about Meograph a variety of times over the past few years. They have an excellent tool that combines Google Earth with storytelling, and it can be a great way to supplement a story with … [Read more...]