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

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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...]

Street View

CoastalJapan

Street View coverage continues to expand. There haven't been any major countries added to the list recently, but within countries the coverage is continuously expanding, and in many places, being … [Read more...]

Will Google update imagery upon request?

PhotoSphere

Google get their imagery from a wide variety of sources, and due to there being so many factors involved, it is impossible to predict when and where they will do updates. We have covered this a number … [Read more...]

Argentina and Malaysia now in Street View

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Argentina has just been added to Street View and there has been a significant increase in the coverage in Malaysia. Thanks to GEB reader Dave for letting us know. Earlier in the Week, the territory … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

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We have talked about the anniversary of 9/11 a number of times in the past, including 2006, 2010, 2011 (a three part series 1 2 3), 2012 and 2013. We also followed the progress of the new World Trade … [Read more...]

New Street View imagery – Indonesia and Cambodia

Cambodia Street View coverage

We told you in April about Street View imagery in Cambodia around the temples of Angkor Wat. Now, Google have released imagery for much of the rest of Cambodia, as well as a significant amount in … [Read more...]

Using Street View cars to check for gas leaks

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Most of you have heard about Google's issues with Street View card and wi-fi sniffing. Regardless your thoughts on that, you're bound to appreciate what the cars are now able to sniff: gas … [Read more...]