Mongolia gets Street View

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Google has recently added Mongolia to the list of countries with Street View. Read more about it on Google's LatLong blog. There have also been some major additions in Malaysia on the Island of … [Read more...]

Converting Google Maps Street View URLs to KML

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Google Maps Classic has been discontinued, and with it old URLs that pointed to Street View are no-longer working, including some in old posts on GEB. So we decided to write a bit of JavaScript to … [Read more...]

10 years of Google Earth innovation

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In 2004 Google bought startup Keyhole Inc. whose main product was a virtual globe known as Keyhole Earthviewer. On June 28th, 2005, ten years ago yesterday, Google released the renamed Google Earth … [Read more...]

Street View goes vertical

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Google are constantly looking for new places to capture Street View, often going a long way away from the nearest street. The Street View cameras have been on boats all over the world such as the … [Read more...]

Celebrate World Oceans Day with the Catlin Seaview Survey

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Yesterday, June 8th was World Oceans Day. What better way to celebrate it than to look at Street View under the oceans, a feature first introduced in 2012. Google, in conjunction with the XL Catlin … [Read more...]

Panoramio Gets Reprieve from Google

In 2006, Google bought Panoramio - a fast growing user community with geo-tagged photos from around the world to add to Google Earth and Maps so people could better identify locations through photos … [Read more...]

New Street View, Madagascar and Canadian Parks

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Google has released new Street View imagery for a few locations in Madagascar and some Canadian National Parks. Read more about it on the Google Lat Long blog: Madagascar, Canada. The Google Street … [Read more...]

Google Views and Business View not working in Google Earth

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Google Street View includes three different sources of imagery: Google Street View captured using Google's special cameras mounted on cars / boats or the Trekker. Google Views, which consists of … [Read more...]

Google Forest Canopy View

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When Street View started it was named 'Street View' because it was captured using cameras mounted on the roof of a car driving along streets. Since then Google has been shrinking the equipment, … [Read more...]

Greenland gets Street View

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Google has released some Street View imagery in Greenland. Thank you to GEB reader Chris for bringing this to our attention. There is also significant expansion to the coverage of Bangladesh that we … [Read more...]