Converting a Google Maps screenshot to Google Earth

MapsInGoogleEarth1

Yesterday we looked at a problem with the Street View layer of Google Earth. We thought it would be interesting to compare the Street View coverage as shown in Google Earth with that shown in Google … [Read more...]

The blue Street View layer

Guam

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

IceCarving

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

GoogleEarthStreetView

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...]

Street View goes vertical

ElCapitan

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...]

News roundup: Nessie, New Islands and Finding your Way Home

Loch Ness Street View

Loch Ness gets Street View As part of the Catlin Seaview Survey Google have captured Street View from a boat that travelled the length of Loch Ness in Scotland and even stopped and took some photos … [Read more...]

Greenland gets Street View

Uummannaq Fjord

Google has released some Street View imagery in Greenland. Thank you to GEB reader Chris for bringing this to our attention. There is also significant expansion to the coverage of Bangladesh that we … [Read more...]

New Street View imagery in Bangladesh

BangladeshStreetView

The last major addition of Street View imagery to a new location was the addition of Argentina and an expansion of the Malaysian imagery in September last year. Now Google has added Street View to … [Read more...]

Street View progress in 2014

ShiraitoFalls

2014 saw several new countries added to Street View, including Greece in June, Serbia in July, Indonesia and Cambodia in August, and Argentina in September. For a comprehensive timeline of Street View … [Read more...]

New 3D causing Street View crash in New York and San Francisco

Bridge Construction

Last week Google released new improved 3D for New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, which they announced on Google+. We had a look at the New York update and GEB reader Piotrek noted that when … [Read more...]