News roundup: Eiffel Tower Street View, new Maps for all, Royal Gorge Bridge

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Some fun news stories for today: The Eiffel Tower is in Street View To go along with all of the Street View imagery that Google has been adding lately, they just added imagery from the Eiffel Tower … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – July 8, 2013

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a new imagery update! Thanks to GEB reader ‘Conor’ for being the first to let us know about it and 'Munden' for help tracking down the locations of the new … [Read more...]

Major updates to Street View and 3D Imagery

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Google has quietly rolled out some fresh Street View imagery, and the initial look is that it's a very substantial update. Thanks to GEB readers 'Munden' and 'Kyle' for being the first to let us know … [Read more...]

Google Earth Base Imagery Enhancements

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Back in January, Google updated the base layer (the layer seen at higher altitudes) of imagery of the Earth to make things more realistic, eliminating the patchwork-like appearance that Google Earth … [Read more...]

Google publishes Crisis Response map for the Alberta Flooding

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As they do after many major weather-related events around the world (such as Moore, Oklahoma last month), Google has just published a Crisis Response map for Alberta to help citizens deal with the … [Read more...]

Experience the Burj Khalifa in Street View

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The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, is now accessible via Street View.  Google used a variety of devices and techniques (including the "trekker") to capture the building and … [Read more...]

Google releases a large update of fresh Street View imagery

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a major update to Street View, covering areas in many states around the US and many countries around the world.  Thanks to GEB reader 'Munden' for being the … [Read more...]

Google releases 3D Imagery in Atlanta, Chicago and more

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Google has quietly released 3D Imagery in more new cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Edmonton, Winnipeg, West Midlands (UK)  and perhaps a few others.  As with the previous cities they've updated, it … [Read more...]

Google continues to improve their ocean map

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In celebration of World Oceans Day this past weekend, Google offered up a sneak peek at some improvements that are coming to the ocean data in Google Earth.  Some of the examples they showed were … [Read more...]

Check out “Mapping with Google” to learn more about Google Earth

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Running from June 10-24, Google is offering a new online course two geo-related areas: Google Maps and Google Earth. Google Maps: Explore features of the new Google Maps. Learn to create and share … [Read more...]