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Landsat Maps Our Changing World
(Google Maps Mania) ~ vor 17 Tagen The Landsat program has been capturing satellite imagery of the Earth since the early 1970´s. This means we now have access to over 40 years of satellite imagery, which is a wonderful resource for documenting changes to our planet.
A journey of 5,000km begins with a single steppe
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 37 Tagen With more than 250 sunny days a year (that´s about 100 more than you´d get in bright Portland), Mongolia is known by many as the "land of the eternal blue sky". Now you can take in some of these beautiful Mongolian blues with new Street View imagery, which takes you across 5,000km of the country´s steppes, deserts, icy lakes and rushing rivers.
Your Timeline: Revisiting the world that you´ve explored
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 38 Tagen Have you ever wanted a way to easily remember all the places you´ve been - whether it´s a museum you visited during your last vacation or that fun bar you stumbled upon a few months ago? Well, starting today, Google Maps can help.
Plan your next outing with the completely redesigned Bing Maps
(Bing Maps Blog) ~ vor 53 Tagen When we set out to redesign Bing Maps, we listened to a lot of user feedback. People using a variety of map sites, from a variety of countries, told us what they love about, and what they struggle with when using map services.
California dreamin´ with Street View
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 59 Tagen What better place to venture this summer than sunny California? Starting today, you´ll be able to explore hundreds of new locations across the Golden State with Street View in Google Maps.
New Content for Google Earth´s 10th Anniversary
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 60 Tagen Google blogged today about Google Earth turning 10 and announced some new content in celebration. This announcement brings out some revelations about the future of Google Earth as well. So, we are very excited by the announcement here at Google Earth Blog.
Google Earth turns 10 today
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 60 Tagen When Google Earth was first introduced 10 years ago, it immediately stole my heart. Beyond the freedom to fly anywhere in the world, I was captivated by the ability to paint and visualize geographic data on this incredible global canvas.
Ten Years of Amazing Google Earth Visualizations
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 61 Tagen Google Earth was first released on June 28, 2005. Now, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Google Earth´s release, we would like to share just a few examples of the best user applications of Google Earth over the years.
10 years of Google Earth innovation
(Google Earth Blog) ~ vor 61 Tagen In 2004 Google bought startup Keyhole Inc. whose main product was a virtual globe known as Keyhole Earthviewer. On June 28th, 2005, ten years ago yesterday, Google released the renamed Google Earth 3.0 for free (there were still paid versions with some extra features). Since then Google Earth has become one of the best known and most used applications in the world. Today, in honour of the 10 year anniversary of Google Earth we are looking at some of the key features and innovations that make Google Earth such a great product.
UrtheCast Releases The World´s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth
(UrtheCast) ~ vor 65 Tagen Today, UrtheCast released the world´s first, full-color HD videos of Earth, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS) at roughly one-meter resolution. These videos of London, Boston, and Barcelona showcase life on Earth as viewed from the International Space Station, revealing the diverse utility of UrtheCast?s technology.
Vertical Street View of the world´s most iconic rock wall: Yosemite´s El Capitan
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 65 Tagen Today we´re launching our first-ever vertical Street View collection, giving you the opportunity to climb 3,000 feet up the world´s most famous rock wall: Yosemite´s El Capitan. To bring you this new imagery, we partnered with legendary climbers Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.
Street View is volcanic: Mount Etna erupts onto Google Maps
(Google LatLong) ~ vor 65 Tagen On June 21, 2013, Etna was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Now, to celebrate the second anniversary of this event, you can now explore the beast the locals know ominously as "a muntagna" ("the mountain") on Street View in Google Maps.