Google Earth Imagery Updates, Italian Earthquake, Burning Man, Train Crash

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer in Google Earth and we have done a series of posts on the various interesting sights: Wildfires in the US More US wildfires, US floods and a … [Read more...]

Low resolution imagery in Google Earth historical imagery

We have recently had several enquiries or comments pointing out that a lot of the imagery in Google Earth 'historical imagery' is very low resolution and we thought it would be best to do a post … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Updates – Migrants and floods

We have recently been looking at the latest imagery updates added to 'historical imagery'. So far we have been looking at the US, including wildfires and more wildfires, floods and a tornado.Today … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Updates, Fire, Flood, Tornado!

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer after nearly six months of no updates. So, there is a lot of interesting new imagery to see. Last week we had a look at some US wildfires. Today, … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for December 2016

We noted that the 'historical imagery' layer has finally been updated and had a look at some wildfires in the US.We had a look at the most significant changes to Google Earth during 2016. Thank … [Read more...]

Google Earth imagery updates – Fire!

Google has at last updated the 'historical imagery' layer. Just yesterday we complained about the fact that it hadn't been updated since July. Thank you to the anonymous GEB reader who let us know in … [Read more...]

The biggest changes to Google Earth in 2016

The Google Earth client only saw bug fix updates this year. However, there were a number of significant changes to the imagery and layers.Global Mosaics In June, Google updated the global mosaic … [Read more...]

Google Earth 3D imagery progress for 2016

Over the course of 2016, Google Earth received about 90,000 square kilometres of new 3D imagery (about the area of Portugal). This represents a significant slowdown in new area covered:New area of … [Read more...]

New Street View coverage 2016

Today we are looking at progress made by Street View in 2016. The map below shows not just changes to Street View but also some other changes Google has made to Google maps over the course of the … [Read more...]

Why Santa’s base remains a secret

With Christmas this weekend and Santa being tracked around the world, but the exact location of his base near the North Pole remaining secret, it is a good time to talk about why the poles are not … [Read more...]