New Google Earth Imagery – December 9th, 2014

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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...]

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...]

Google Earth search fixed

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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...]

Improvements to search in Google Earth

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Thank you to GEB reader Paul, for alerting us to a recent change made to the way search results are displayed in Google Earth. The changes to the search are not a change in the code of the Google … [Read more...]

Timeline for the end of the Google Earth plugin in Chrome

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Last September Google announced that they would eventually drop support for NPAPI in Chrome, a key technology behind the Google Earth plugin. Then in September this year, they released a 64-bit … [Read more...]

Google Earth imagery updates 2009 to date

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In the past, Google would publish a network linked KML file that showed the outlines of imagery releases, including all historical releases going back to 2009. However, early this year they … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – November 3rd, 2014

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In our month end post we mentioned that GEB reader ‘munden’ had found updated imagery. Thanks also to GEB readers 'Mapmaker', Frank, Georg, and Sladys for letting us know about additional areas in the … [Read more...]

Review of Google Earth for Android Version 8

As mentioned in my previous post, Google recently announced a new version of Google Earth for Android. This version (8.0.0.2305) is a complete re-write of the underlying Google Earth 3D model, and now … [Read more...]

Google Rewrites Google Earth for Android

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Google has announced a new version of Google Earth for Android that promises "an enhanced 3D experience, quicker updates to the map, and an easier way to view your KML files in Earth". It has some … [Read more...]

News Roundup: Polar ice caps, poachers and space detectives

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Polar ice caps The US National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has recently updated their KML files of Arctic and Antarctic ice to include 2014 data. We have looked at their work many times in the … [Read more...]