Street View comes to Kampala, Uganda

Thank you to GEB reader 'ecksemmess' for letting us know about new Street View imagery in Kampala, Uganda. It was added at about the same time as the Turkey, Ukraine and Macedonia imagery and can be … [Read more...]

Street View comes to Ecuador and Bolivia

Thank you to GEB reader 'ecksemmess' for letting us know that Ecuador and Bolivia recently received Street View. New Street View in red, existing Street View in blue. World map. Cochabamba, … [Read more...]

Turkey, Ukraine and Macedonia get Street View

Street View has been added to Turkey, Ukraine and Macedonia. The last major additions prior to this one were the Philippines and shortly before that some Kenyan parks. We saw some 'historical Street … [Read more...]

Street View comes to the Philippines

Only a day after Google added Street View to some Kenyan parks they have also added Street View for the Philippines. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long blog. As can be seen below, there have … [Read more...]

Street View in Kenyan parks

Google has released Street View for Samburu National Reserve and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long Blog. Be sure to watch the YouTube video as it shows the … [Read more...]

Converting a Google Maps screenshot to Google Earth

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

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

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

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

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...]