The artwork of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada in Google Earth

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Jorge Rodriquez-Gerada is an artist that creates amazingly large pieces of art. A great example is his "WISH" installation, shown below, which took several years to complete. I grabbed a copy of … [Read more...]

The perspective from Google Earth can change the way you see things

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It's a common joke that when people first open up Google Earth and can explore any place on earth, they first go and find their own house. We've all done it. However, even viewing your own house in … [Read more...]

Do you think you know your aerial imagery? Find out on QuizUp.

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A few months ago I started playing QuizUp from time to time on my phone. It's a fast-paced trivia game that pits you against other players around the world in real-time. It has a very wide variety … [Read more...]

Pacific eruption turns two islands into one

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Back in 1973, a volcanic eruption in the western Pacific ocean caused the formation of a new island named Nishino-shima. Four months ago, a nearby eruption caused the formation of a new island named … [Read more...]

About Google Earth Imagery

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A lot of people wonder about Google Earth imagery. Why is the image of my house so old? Why can't I get a picture of my car accident from a month ago? Why doesn't Google get newer pictures? This … [Read more...]

Explore the temples of Angkor Wat in Google Street View

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We've seen Google generate many thousands of miles of Street View imagery over the years. ¬†From cities such as Venice, to neat places such as a corn maze, to amazing locations such as the Grand … [Read more...]

Google Maps of recent Ebola and MERS Outbreaks

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We've shown you many of the great stories from George at MyReadingMapped over the past year or so. He creates excellent maps to help explain global issues. His latest is regarding the recent news … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for March, 2014

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We saw some amazing new Google Earth-related stories in March, and here are some of my favorites. We took a look at the latest release of SketchUp and the new version of the 3D Warehouse. George … [Read more...]

Overlays of affected areas from Oso landslide

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Last week we showed you some imagery from the landslide in Oso, Washington and this week we're back with a few overlays from James Baker that help explain things a bit more. James has created two … [Read more...]

Using the Google Earth Overlay tool

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A few months ago we took a look at some of Eric Stitt's work on genealogy on his blog, and he continues to produce very useful tips. His latest post goes into detail about Overlays, which can be … [Read more...]