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...]

Burning Man goes 3D

Over the last week or so, Google have pushed out a significant amount of new 3D imagery. If you don't have it already, be sure to grab our our map of areas covered so far. One of the most interesting … [Read more...]

Skybox Imaging captures Burning Man

Last month we covered the Burning Man festival, and how the event has been captured by satellite imagery a number of times, with the images available in Google Earth's Historical Imagery. It turns out … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2014

We have talked about Burning Man a number of times before (2013, 2011,2010, 2007, 2006). Burning Man is a cartographer's nightmare, because it is a city that is built within a matter of days, lasts … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2013

We've discussed the famous Burning Man event quite a few times in the past (2011, 2010, 2007, 2006) as Google often features aerial imagery from the event in Google Earth. ┬áIn fact, by using … [Read more...]

DigitalGlobe’s Top Image of the Year

A few weeks ago, we showed you how you could be a part of the voting for DigitalGlobe's "Top Image of the Year". The results are in, and the winner is... Burning Man! It was a very close vote, with … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2011

As they did last year, GeoEye again captured a high-res image of the Burning Man event in northern Nevada. The image was posted at, and we took it and turned into a KML image … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2010 in Google Earth

We covered some neat things with Burning Man (a very popular annual event that is "an experiment in community, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance") back in 2006 and 2007, and they've … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2007 in Google Earth

Burning Man is a difficult to explain event which occurs each year in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada for one week. This year it is being held August 27 (today) through September 3. Basically a wide … [Read more...]

Burning Man 2006 in Google Earth

[NOTE: Turn on Historical Imagery in GE 5 and move the slider to 2006 to see the Burning Man photo mentioned in this post.] [NOTE: See the post for Burning Man 2007] Looks like Google acquired an … [Read more...]