The best of Google Earth for June, 2014

We saw some amazing new Google Earth-related stories in June, and here are some of my favorites.

We saw an amazing use of historical Street View imagery in Detroit, showing the rapid decay of some neighborhoods.

detroit street view

Hurricane season has begun, and Google has some tips for staying on top of the weather.

hurricane

DigitalGlobe announced that they will be allowed to sell higher resolution imagery to companies such as Google, so look for that in the coming months.

digitalglobe

We took a look at some more famous movie locations in Google Earth.

famous movies

Thanks to Google Sightseeing, we looked at the rapid growth of kudzu in the United States.

kudzu

We showed you the 12 stadiums being used for the 2014 World Cup.

world cup stadiums

The 2014 Tour de France begins soon, so we showed you a map of the entire course.

tour de france

What was your favorite story from June?

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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