This Land Was Our Land – World’s Largest Graffiti Mural

ThisLandWasOurLand

Yesterday we looked at some large art pieces by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. Thank you to GEB reader Ryen McPherson for letting us know about a recent Graffiti project on an abandoned airstrip in the … [Read more...]

The artwork of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada in Google Earth

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We have a number of times looked at art work large enough to see in Google Earth, including some of the largest pieces of art in the world. Just over a year ago, we had a look at a piece of art … [Read more...]

New Version of Google Earth 7.1.5.1557

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[Update 2: It appears that this release is necessary for viewing Google Maps Gallery maps including public maps that do not normally require a sign in. However, public Google Maps Engine maps such as … [Read more...]

New Nepal Imagery following May 12th Aftershock

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Last week we talked about the new imagery in Google Earth following the April 25th Nepal earthquake. On May 12th Nepal experienced a major aftershock consisting of a magnitude 7.3 earthquake. Just … [Read more...]

The Oslo Blur

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In September last year, soon after we first released our KML showing the areas covered by 3D imagery, GEB reader 'bubollofo' pointed out that there was a blurred square of imagery over Olso, … [Read more...]

Average Cloud Cover Map and Map Projections

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We recently came across this article about a recently released map of average cloud cover for the last 13 years produced by NASA. The map is provided in the form of an image and a high resolution … [Read more...]

Sana’a Airport bomb damage

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Thank you to GEB reader AC for pointing us to the recently added imagery of Sana'a Airport in Yemen. The image comes from DigitalGlobe and was captured on March 27th, 2015. Before and after images … [Read more...]

Oil Slick from Oil Platform Explosion in Google Earth

OilSlick

Most oil platforms can not be seen in Google Earth. This is because Google and its imagery providers do not bother with imagery of the oceans far from the coast unless there is something of particular … [Read more...]

Beautiful Satellite Imagery we won’t be Seeing in Google Earth

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The imagery in Google Earth is carefully selected to be as cloud-free and snow-cover-free as possible. This makes for a good, clear picture of features on the ground, but it does mean we are missing … [Read more...]

Post-earthquake Imagery of Nepal in Google Earth

Red Trees Nepal

[Update: Thank you to GEB reader AC for pointing out that the Kathmandu imagery is actually May 3rd imagery (I read the dates wrong) and does show earthquake damage.] We have been keeping an eye on … [Read more...]