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Google Maps Lets You Browse Old Street View Imagery

Google Maps Lets You Browse Old Street View Imagery

By Chris Crum April 23, 2014

Google has updated Google Maps to enable users to look at historical imagery using Street View. Users can browse imagery dating bak to 2007. This shows you how: “Now with Street View, you can see a landmark’s growth from the …

Google Adds More Underwater Street View Imagery Google Adds More Underwater Street View Imagery

Not content to just photograph the world’s land for Street View, Google has been acquiring imagery from under the sea as well. Back in 2012, Google teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to add underwater imagery from the world’s …

Google Launches Google Maps Gallery Google Launches Google Maps Gallery

Google has launched a new Google Maps Gallery aimed at making mapping data from governments, nonprofits and businesses more accessible to the public. Organizations can share and publish their maps online via Google Maps Engine, and have them appear in …

More Underwater Imagery Comes To Google More Underwater Imagery Comes To Google

Back in 2012, Google teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to add underwater imagery from the world’s oceans to Street View. Google just announced that it has new imagery from the partnership up, including from Isla Mujeres and Cancun. …

'New' Google Maps Is Rolling Out 'New' Google Maps Is Rolling Out

The new Google Maps has been around since May in preview mode. It feels so long ago that it’s hard to even think of it as a new product at this point, but the company just announced that it is …

Google Adds Regional Dialects To Business Categories Google Adds Regional Dialects To Business Categories

Late last month, Google announced that it was adding 1,000 new categories in the new Places dashboard for businesses. This is an effort to significantly expand the breadth of available categories internationally. The announcement was made in the Google product …

Google Adds Street View Imagery To Russia Google Adds Street View Imagery To Russia

Google has announced the addition of Street View imagery to more towns, cities and sights in Russia, and to Slovenia for the first time. Slovenia makes the fifty-fifth country Google has launched Street View in. “In Russia, our drivers reached …

Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler

Google Maps reportedly renamed Berlin street Theodor Heuss Platz “Adolf Hitler Platz” in an apparently brief blunder, which wasn’t brief enough to escape the public eye. Nico Hagenburger tweeted a screenshot: I was at Adolf Hitler Square today—as of GoogleMaps. …

Google's Santa Tracker Goes Live On Christmas Eve Google's Santa Tracker Goes Live On Christmas Eve
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Earlier this month, Google revealed its new Santa Tracker for 2013. While it may have lost NORAD to Microsoft, it put together its own (and arguably better) Santa Tracker experience to help kids keep track of where the big man …

Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View
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Google announced that it has gathered some new imagery of ski slopes for Street View using its Street View snowmobile. Google introduced the snowmobile back in 2010 when it gathered imagery from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s good to see it’s …

Google Lets Anyone Create Street View Imagery Google Lets Anyone Create Street View Imagery
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Google has now enabled users to create their own Street View imagery to share and make visible to people using Google Maps. Now the amount of Street View imagery available is going to grow tremendously, offering a lot more to …

Google Maps Gets New 'Embed Map' Feature Google Maps Gets New 'Embed Map' Feature
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Google Maps will now let you embed a map by copying and pasting an HTML snippet. You have to be opted into the new Google Maps. From there, just go to the gear icon in the lower right corner, and …

Google Adds New Street View Transit Imagery Google Adds New Street View Transit Imagery

Google announced that it has added some new transit locations to Street View to make it easier to see where you’re going while you’re traveling. Specifically, they’ve added 16 international airports, ovder 50 train and subway stations and a cable …

Google Adds National Park Street View Imagery Google Adds National Park Street View Imagery

Google’s Street View team has been working with the U.S. National Parks Service and Parks Canada to get new imagery on Google Maps for a plethora of interesting locations in the two countries. So far, Google has utilized its Street …

Google To Remove Dead Body From Google Maps Google To Remove Dead Body From Google Maps
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Update: Looks like they’ve updated the imagery now. As previously reported, a man found an image of his murdered fourteen-year-old son’s dead body lying next to some train tracks in Google Maps in an image captured by satellite. The image …

Google Maps Imagery Includes Man's Son's Dead Body Google Maps Imagery Includes Man's Son's Dead Body
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Update: Google says it will take eight days, but it will replace the image. Another dead body has been spotted on Google Maps, and this time, the victim’s family is not happy. The image is shown for 901 Sanford Avenue, …

Google Maps A Decade Of Deforestation Google Maps A Decade Of Deforestation
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Google has released what it is calling the world’s first detailed maps of global forest change, illustrating deforestation throughout the world over time. The project is a collaboration with Dr. Matthew Hansen and his team at the University of Maryland. …