New Book Available: “Off the Map” by

Off the Map book by James and Alex TurnbullMy friends James and Alex Turnbull, who write, have been busy turning their work into a book which is called “Off the Map – The Most Amazing Sights on Earth as Seen by Satellite“. In the UK the same book will go by “Not in the Guide Book – The wackiest sights in Google Earth, as seen by“. The book contains nearly 100 amazing sights of the Earth from satelllite photos with information about each sight. The book is now available through Amazon, which you can order here.

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.


  1. I guess they have to get permission to reprint all those satellite images? How would that work?

  2. Yes, they had to get permission. I’m assuming they simply wrote a letter referencing the photos they wanted and had to give proper credit to the suppliers of the photos.

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