Google Earth imagery updates 2009 to date

Historical Imagery Map 2009-date 2_small

In the past, Google would publish a network linked KML file that showed the outlines of imagery releases, including all historical releases going back to 2009. However, early this year they … [Read more...]

New Google Earth imagery – July 18, 2014

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It turns out that a few days ago while we were telling you about the new 3D imagery in London, Google had also pushed out quite a lot of fresh satellite imagery. Thanks to 'munden', 'dario' and … [Read more...]

Google Begins Selling Their Own Imagery

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Part of the business model of Google Earth has always been that free access to seeing all of the imagery helped raise the visibility of the satellite and aerial photography businesses.  But, if a … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – July 3, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader ‘Munden’ for being the first to let us know about it. It seems to be quite a huge update, based … [Read more...]

Higher resolution imagery coming to Google Earth

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Last week DigitalGlobe, one of the primary suppliers of imagery for Google Earth, was given permission to sell higher resolution imagery. Previously they've been limited to selling 50 centimeter … [Read more...]

New Google Earth imagery – May 19, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a new imagery update! Thanks to GEB readers 'Z C', 'Munden' and 'HGy' for being the first to let us know about it. As is often the case, you can use … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – May 1, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Horvath' and 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. The imagery has already … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – April 16, 2014

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It appears that Google has pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Jonah', 'Munden', 'Andreas' and 'Horvath' for letting us know. The new imagery can already be … [Read more...]

The obscured areas of Google Earth

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While Google Earth offers imagery for the vast majority of the planet, there are a variety of places that are intentionally hidden for security or political reasons. This great article on … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – February 25, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Schorsch' and 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. Unlike some of the other … [Read more...]