Panoramio Reaches 1 Million Photos

Panoramio Photos in Google EarthThe popular photo mapping and storage site Panoramio has very quickly reached 1 million photos in their database. Mostly thanks to being included as a default layer in Google Earth under the Geographic Web layer last October (see the graph in their blog post). Panoramio can be used with our without Google Earth. Currently there are over 400,000 photos in the Google Earth layer – Google updates the new layer with the photo database from Panoramio once a month. This means nearly 600,000 photos were added in the last month!
Related: Earlier article on Panoramio at GEB.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.


  1. william Robb says:

    Having trouble accessing Panoramio website. I would like to upload a few pictures but can’t get ‘on’.

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