Dianne goes for you

Diane 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 … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – December 9th, 2014

Imagery Updates 2014-12-09_small

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, … [Read more...]

Looking at the new 3D in New York City

BridgeJoin

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 … [Read more...]

Google Earth Api deprecated

Google has announced the deprecation of the Google Earth API (also known as the Google Earth Plug-in and its JavaScript API). This has been expected, given that Google earlier announced that Chrome … [Read more...]

New 3D causing Street View crash in New York and San Francisco

Bridge Construction

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 … [Read more...]

Google Earth search fixed

LondonToParis

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 … [Read more...]

New York gets 3D refresh

Statue of Liberty

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 … [Read more...]

Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia

AustraliaSoilMap

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. … [Read more...]

Censorship in 3D

Cephalonia International Airport

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 … [Read more...]

Burning Man goes 3D

BlackRockCityTent

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 … [Read more...]