Visit U.S. National Parks in Google Earth during the government shutdown

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The United States National Parks may all be closed right now due to the government shutdown, but you can always visit them in Google Earth! The best place to start is the official "US National … [Read more...]

Walk through a Street View-powered corn maze

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Earlier this year we showed you a collection of corn mazes that were viewable in Google Earth, but none of them allowed you to actually explore them via Street View. Thanks to Kyle Giesbrecht of … [Read more...]

Google adds a variety of animal parks and zoos to Street View

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Google has just pushed out another major update to Street View, this time adding imagery from a variety of zoos and animal parks around the world. The list of updated areas … [Read more...]

News roundup: Eiffel Tower Street View, new Maps for all, Royal Gorge Bridge

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Some fun news stories for today: The Eiffel Tower is in Street View To go along with all of the Street View imagery that Google has been adding lately, they just added imagery from the Eiffel Tower … [Read more...]

Major updates to Street View and 3D Imagery

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Google has quietly rolled out some fresh Street View imagery, and the initial look is that it's a very substantial update. Thanks to GEB readers 'Munden' and 'Kyle' for being the first to let us know … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for June, 2013

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The end of June is nearly upon us. Here are some of the highlights from the month: We took a look at Colin Hazelhurt's "Sailing Alone Around the World" set of tours, which he continues to create … [Read more...]

Experience the Burj Khalifa in Street View

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The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, is now accessible via Street View.  Google used a variety of devices and techniques (including the "trekker") to capture the building and … [Read more...]

Google releases a large update of fresh Street View imagery

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a major update to Street View, covering areas in many states around the US and many countries around the world.  Thanks to GEB reader 'Munden' for being the … [Read more...]

The future of the Street View Trekker

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We told you about the Street View "trekker" a few months ago; the amazing backpack-based camera system for adding Street View imagery from remote locations. The folks from TechCrunch have been … [Read more...]

How underwater Street View works

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Last September we showed you the first set of amazing underwater Street View images that Google had released.  They were absolutely stunning, as you can see in the example here: TechCrunch … [Read more...]