Google Adds A Ton More High-Res Imagery To Maps And EarthBy: Chris Crum - November 16, 2012
Google announced another big Google Maps and Google Earth update, with the addition of more high resolution, satellite and 45° imagery.
The aerial and satellite imagery in Maps and Earth has been updated for 164 cities and 108 countries/regions. The 45° imagery has been expanded to include 40 more U.S. cities and 20 more international cities.
Bridges in the Sky, Linz, Austria
Centre de Conférence, Luxembourg
Thun Castle, Switzerland
Google lists all the areas that have each flavor of imagery in this blog post.