Problems with water in Google Earth 3D

MultipleImages

As Google continues rolling out 3D imagery one outstanding problem that they don't seem to have been able to resolve is what to do about water. The cause of the problem is quite simple - water usually … [Read more...]

Time-lapse videos from Himawari-8

NearRealTime

Google Maps Mania recently had an interesting post about time-lapse videos of Earth from space captured by a Japanese weather satellite named Himawari-8. Check them out on the Himawari-8 website here. … [Read more...]

Satellite imagery updates layer: another look

ColourCoded

A couple of weeks ago we had a look at Google Earth's new 'Satellite imagery updates' layer. One notable feature of the new layers is that they can be put into your 'My Places' and then exported to … [Read more...]

Pluto in Google Earth

Pluto

NASA's New Horizons mission is approaching Pluto with its closest approach expected this coming Tuesday, July 14th. For the exact time, see the countdown clock on NASA's New Horizons mission … [Read more...]

Indian cities may soon start to go 3D

MumbaiIndia

A recent story in the news is that the Government of India is currently in discussions with Google over allowing Google to capture and publish 3D imagery of Indian cities. As we have often noted, 3D … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers suggestion: What’s that image?

IsleOfWightFestival

Over the last few posts we have been having a look at Google Earth's new layers that make up the new 'Voyager' layer: ‘Satellite imagery updates’ layer ‘Earth View landscapes’ layer ‘Street View … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: 3D Cities

3Dcitieslayer

Last week, in honour of Google Earth's 10 year anniversary, Google added a new collection of layers known as Voyager. We have already had a look at the 'Satellite imagery updates' layer, the 'Earth … [Read more...]

The Tour de France 2015 in Google Earth

TourdeFrance

In past years (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011), we have referred you to CyclingTheAlps.com for maps of the Tour de France. However, it doesn't seem to have the 2015 Tour. The official site has a very basic … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: Street View highlights

Sealions

On Monday, in honour of Google Earth's 10 year anniversary, Google added a new collection of layers known as Voyager. We have already looked at the 'Satellite imagery updates' layer and the 'Earth … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: Earth View landscapes

Belize

A couple of days ago Google introduced some new layers to Google Earth in honour of Google Earth's 10th anniversary. Yesterday we looked at the 'Satellite imagery updates' layer. Today we are looking … [Read more...]