The best of Google Earth for June 2017

In June, Malta became the latest country to receive Street View. South Korea also got a significant increase in Street View coverage. There was an imagery update in early June and we had a look at … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for May 2017

We saw a lot of imagery of flooding this month, including: * The ongoing flooding in Sri Lanka. * Flooding in Peru, New Zealand and Madagascar. * Another look at the Peru floods. * Flooding in … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for April 2017

The big news in April was the release of a new version of Google Earth. It is browser based, and currently only available in Google Chrome and as an Android App. At the current point in time it is … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for March 2017

3D Imagery A large batch of 3D imagery was added to Google Earth around March 21st. We had a look at a 3D image of Trumps aircraft spotted in Florida. Street View Street View was added to Tunisia … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for February 2017

February saw two new countries, Ghana and Senegal, added to Street View. A lot of new imagery was added to 'historical imagery' and we had a look at some of the landslides caused by the Kaikora … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for January 2017

The big Google Earth news this month was a relatively minor update to the client. But its release does indicate continued interest by Google in the Google Earth product. After several years of very … [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...]

The best of Google Earth for November 2016

The biggest Google Earth news this month was the release of new global mosaics of Landsat/Sentinel 2 data from 1985 to date, and the release of Google Earth VR edition. Speed in … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for October 2016

The two biggest stories for this month were Hurricane Matthew (which caused major storm damage and flooding through the Caribbean and then up the east coast of the US), and an attempted landing on … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for September 2016

Although Google has been adding new imagery to Google Earth, they have not been updating historical imagery since June, so we cannot make a map of the latest imagery. We did, however, look at a few … [Read more...]