Street View comes to the Philippines

Only a day after Google added Street View to some Kenyan parks they have also added Street View for the Philippines. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long blog. As can be seen below, there have … [Read more...]

Street View in Kenyan parks

Google has released Street View for Samburu National Reserve and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long Blog. Be sure to watch the YouTube video as it shows the … [Read more...]

The blue Street View layer

Thank you to GEB reader Chris for letting us know about a problem with the blue Street View layer. It appears that some locations that have Street View do not show the blue lines that normally appear … [Read more...]

Mongolia gets Street View

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

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

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

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

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

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...]