Large artwork in Google Earth

MundiMan

Yesterday we talked about large artwork using GPS tracks. Although the artists did travel to the locations involved in their artwork, the record they left, and thus the actual art, was digital rather … [Read more...]

The World’s Largest Marriage Proposal

Yassan

Back in 2006 we looked at a few marriage proposals visible in satellite imagery. Then in 2008 we saw a marriage proposal in Street View. Tokyo artist, Yassan lays claim to the world's largest … [Read more...]

Freefalling music video – ode to Google Earth

MidnightJuggernauts-Freefalling

From October last year, Google stopped accepting user created 3D models into Google Earth. Instead, they have been rolling out automatically generated 3D imagery. Both the 3D 'Earth View' in Google … [Read more...]

Fake photo of MH17 being shot down

MH17FakePhoto

Back in July, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. We showed you some Digital Globe imagery of the crash site, which has since, in addition to other … [Read more...]

Search in Google Earth

LungaSt

The mapping data in the desktop version of Google Earth is currently a separate database from that in Google Maps. The Mobile version of Google Earth was recently given a complete rewrite and now uses … [Read more...]

Viewing maps from the Maps Gallery in Google Earth

ViewInGoogleEarth_MapsGallery

In February this year, Google launched the Google Maps Gallery. The Maps Gallery hosts an impressive collection of maps. Although the maps can be viewed directly in the Maps Gallery, many of them are … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – November 8th, 2014

Imagery Updates November 8th 2014_small

Hot on the heels of the recent imagery update on November 3rd, Google's 'Latest Google Earth Imagery Updates' map now shows another update for November 8th, 2014. Thank you to GEB readers André and … [Read more...]

Misplaced satellite image in Google Earth

Misplaced Image

We have in the past talked about how the mapping data in Google Earth is not always completely accurate as well as how Google puts a lot of effort into improving and correcting the data. In Google … [Read more...]

The Koslanda landslide in Google Earth

Koslanda Landslide

We have looked at a number of landslides in the past, including the Bingham Canyon mine landslide, a landslide near Oso, Washington and a whole set of landslides in Brazil. On 29th October 2014, … [Read more...]

25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

Berlin Wall Street View

This Sunday, the 9th of November 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Four years ago we covered the 21st anniversary, and in 2011 we covered the 50th anniversary of the … [Read more...]