We’ve received and verified a report of new imagery in a few places around the world. At this point, we don’t yet know the scope of the update.
The new imagery is not yet visible in Google Maps, so to help find areas that have been updated simply compare the imagery in Google Earth with the imagery from the same location in Google Maps. If they’re different, that means the imagery in Google Earth is new. If you find a new area, please leave a comment below and let us know.
UPDATED: Google has just posted their monthly quiz on the LatLong Blog. Check it out and see what areas you can discover.
New and updated imagery [UPDATED 21-OCT 07:23 ET]
- Algeria: Thanks ‘Jonas’
- Argentina: Goya and Reconquista – Thanks ‘McMaster_de’
- Bolivia: Southern part of the country – Thanks ‘Thilo’
- Brazil: Including Belo Hoizonte, Maraba and Rondonopolis – Thanks ‘Jonas’ and ‘McMaster_de’
- China: Northern part of the country – Thanks ‘Steven’
- Estonia: Thanks ‘Cristi’
- Iceland: Thanks ‘Thilo’
- India: Mumbai – Thanks ‘Munden’
- Indonesia: Surabaya – Thanks ‘okasbali’
- Laos: Southern part of the country – Thanks ‘Donalbain’
- Mozambique: Most of the country – Thanks ‘Antonia’
- Poland: Most of the country appears to be updated, aside from major cities
- Romania: Cluj and Brasov – Thanks ‘Cristian’ and ‘Twist3r’
- Russia: Various locations – Thanks ‘McMaster_de’
- Sri Lanka: Hambantota, Trincomalee and a few other areas – Thanks ‘McMaster_de’ and ‘Martin’
- United Kingdom: Blackburn, EastBourne, Southern Wilkshire, West Yorkshire – Thanks ‘Munden’, ‘Ozybolairy’ and ‘Damien’
- United States: Areas of Texas along the Coastline (Corpus Christi, south of Houston, among others) and parts of North Carolina
- Uruguay: Central part of the country – Thanks ‘JP’