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5 Cool Ways Developers Have Used Google Maps And Google Earth APIs

On its Geo Developers Blog, Google will highlight a “map of the week” each week, looking at different, interesting ways developers have used its APIs in their own applications. This month, Google launched MoreThanAMap.com showcasing some of these things, where you can find even more. Following are some interesting things that have been highlighted over the course of the year. …

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Google Maps And Earth Get New High-Res Imagery Updates

Google announced its latest imagery update for Google Maps and Google Earth today. “Our quest to create the most comprehensive and accurate map of the world is ongoing, but we’re happy to take a pause and share some impressive progress that our Google Maps and Earth imagery teams have recently made,” the company says. Google, I bet you are. Today, …

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Google Maps Gets A Ton Of New High-Res Imagery

Google announced that it has added a whole bunch of new aerial and satellite imagery to Google Maps and Google Earth, and new 45 degree imagery in Google Maps. Bordeaux, France Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH Google has new high-res aerial imagery in the following cities in the U.S.: Centralia WA, Tillamook OR, Salem OR, Dos Rios CA, Mount Shasta …

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Google Earth Scout Thinks She’s Found Lost Egyptian Pyramids

People uncover weird stuff all the time using Google Earth satellite imagery – alien structures, crop circles, the lost city of Atlantis, and structures that resemble giant male members, just to name a few. But now, a satellite archaeology researcher thinks that she’s uncovered a couple of never-before-recognized Egyptian pyramids. UNC Charlotte alum and decade-long studier of satellite imagery Angela …

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Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities

Google has expanded its coverage of 3D Google Earth imagery to include Denver and Seattle. Google announced the imagery, to make its maps more appealing, back in June. The imagery, first available on Android, made its way to iOS a couple weeks ago. Safeco Field (Seattle) Downtown Seattle Denver Art Museum Wells Faro Center (Denver) Google has been adding a …

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Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery

Google announced some new updates for Google Earth and Google Maps, including a new catalog of high-resolution and satellite imagery, as well as 45° imagery. Google has published high-res aerial and satellite imagery for 25 cities and 72 countries/regions. New 45° imagery includes coverage for 21 U.S. cities and 7 international locations. The following cities have new high res aerial …

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Google’s 3D Maps Imagery Hits iOS Before Apple’s

In early June, Google announced that it would be releasing a fully explorable, 3D version of Google Earth. Today, Google announced that the imagery is now available for iOS devices. In case you missed it, here’s the entire presentation from last month: Here’s a shorter look at the imagery: The imagery has been available on Android devices for about a …

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Google Shows You A Gallery Of Timelapse Videos Of The Earth’s Surface From Space

Google has teamed up with the USGS and Carnegie Mellon University to make available timelapse videos of the Earth’s surface from the Landsat satellite program, in honor of the program’s 40th anniversary. “Over the years, Landsat has collected petabytes of images offering an historic perspective on planetary change that can help scientists, independent researchers, and nations make informed economic and …

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See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier

The over-brains behind Google Maps regularly get together with non-profit organizations to make maps that help those groups further their mission and hopefully make the world a more convenient place to live. Just this year, Google Maps has partnered with various organizations to visualize information about a nature conservatory’s adopt-an-acre program, how to preserve natural habitats via street expansion, and, …

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3D Google Earth for Android Released, Incites Requisite Fanboy Bickering on YouTube

Now that Silicon Valley is in the throes of Google I/O‘s Garden of Techie Delights, many yummy fruits are dropping from the Google Trees this week. Continuing to roll out the upgraded 3D imagery to more platforms, the company has released a new version of Google Earth for Android with 3D imagery available for several cities in the United States …

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Google Maps Updates Imagery for Assorted Places

Google Maps announced that several parts of the world will now have high-resolution satellite photos as well as a couple of places in the United States that got some high-resolution aerial updates. In fact, there’s so many updates to countries around the world that this is one of those big updates of Google Maps where the only letters not represented …

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Google Earth Tour Highlights National Park

In a guest post over at the Google Lat Long Blog today, Ben Fash of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy announced how the group used the Google Earth Outreach Developer Grant it received late last year. The Parks Conservancy, which is a nonprofit that supports San Francisco area national parks, created a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) presentation highlighting the …

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