duke
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New Google Satellite Searches?

Sat Apr 09, 2005 8:17 pm

Is it true that it is now possible to look at your neighborhood from space (by satellite pix) on Google, for free? Does this include Canadian towns?

If this is true, could someone please direct me to the page?
 
bill142
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sat Apr 09, 2005 8:31 pm

http://maps.google.com

It appears to cover Canada
 
HOMER71
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sat Apr 09, 2005 8:36 pm

Remember to click "satellite" on the far right side of the page...
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duke
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 8:01 pm

Cool, it works. What I don't see, however, is a possiblity to zoom in. I read you would actually be able to look at individual houses (from a bird's eye view of course). Maybe they don't have this feature yet.
 
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 8:51 pm

You may also want to see this. In my city individual buildings are recognizable.
http://imageatlas.globexplorer.com/I...t=39.5276&lon=-97.142&zoom_level=1

/Gdabski
 
MD11Engineer
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 9:40 pm

I just tried this site as well and I could clearly recognise the house I live in.

Jan
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corey07850
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 9:57 pm

If you zoom into ORD it looks like you can see one of the presidential 757's taxiing
 
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:05 pm

Very good Resolution too.
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MD11Engineer
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:31 pm

I tried to find my girlfriend´s family´s house in the Philippines, but unfortunatelyy they only seen to have high resolution pictures of north America and Europe.

Jan
Je Suis Charlie et je suis Ahmet aussi
 
AGC525
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RE: New Google Satellite Searches?

Tue Apr 12, 2005 1:39 am

If you look at Norfolk, you can all sorts of navy ships, but you can't see the numbers on the couple aircraft carriers. If you look at the base in Coronado, you can see CVN-74 USS John C Stennis


Very cool!
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