New High Res Torino Olympics Photos in Google Earth

2006 Torino Olympics in Google EarthGoogle has just announced at their Google Blog that they have released new high resolution satellite and aerial photography for the Torino, Italy area – site of the 2006 Winter Olympics. You can also view the new photos in Google Local. As part of the announcement, Google has included a Google Earth KMZ file which gives details on the 2006 Torino Olympic events including the locations of the Olympic villages, venues, and the events themselves. The events even have links to the official Olympics schedules for those events
Make sure you turn on the “terrain” layer and then tilt your view so you can see the mountainous terrain where the skiing and other events will be held. This is a very nice addition to the GE database by Google. Check it out!

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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