Exploring kudzu infestation in the US

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Living in the southeast United States, I'm very familiar with the vine known as kudzu. Introduced to the US from Japan in 1876, kudzu is spreading at an amazing rate of 150,000 acres each year. Kyle … [Read more...]

Locations of famous movies in Google Earth

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Eight years ago, Frank shared with us a neat KML file that showed the locations of famous movies around the world, and now the folks at SkyMoviesHD have compiled a great list of 30 locations using … [Read more...]

Traveling through Romania and Georgia with Google Earth

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GEB reader "fjk" recently biked through Romania and Georgia and did an excellent job of showcasing his trip in Google Earth. fjk and his friend visited Kutaisi, borjomi, Vardzia and various other … [Read more...]

Higher resolution imagery coming to Google Earth

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Last week DigitalGlobe, one of the primary suppliers of imagery for Google Earth, was given permission to sell higher resolution imagery. Previously they've been limited to selling 50 centimeter … [Read more...]

Creating a NavDoc of Philadelphia

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Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum from 250 Miles are trying to create a NavDoc of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year and they need your help. They explain the word "NavDoc" as follows: … [Read more...]

Historical Street View imagery shows Detroit being reclaimed by nature

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It was just recently that Google released their historical Street View feature, and we already have an amazing example of what can be found in there. Using Google Street View's historical imagery … [Read more...]

More underwater maps to explore in Street View

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Back in 2012, Google released some amazing underwater Street View imagery from a few areas around the world. As part of World Oceans Day last Sunday, Google has released some additional underwater … [Read more...]

Christchurch, New Zealand now features 3D Imagery

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Thanks to a tip from GEB reader 'Anthony', we see that Christchurch, New Zealand is now shown in full 3D thanks to Google's "3D Imagery". As with all 3D cities (a list of which can be found on … [Read more...]

Google releases Street View imagery for all 12 World Cup stadiums in Brazil

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The 2014 World Cup is a week away, and Google has just released Street View imagery for all 12 stadiums. As you'd expect, the imagery is very sharp and looks great! In addition, Google has … [Read more...]

Google to release Street View imagery in Greece

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While Google has published Street View imagery for an amazing collection of countries around the world, one they've never covered before is Greece. That is set to change, potentially tomorrow (June … [Read more...]