Monday, July 11, 2005


The fabulous Google Earth gives us a flavour of what to expect. Posted by Picasa

4 comments:

  1. Wow! I just downloaded it. What a cool program. And free too!

    Its at:
    http://earth.google.com/

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  2. Tip for you (if you haven't found it already) - turn on the Keyhole Community flag - it gives you loads more information on places and web-links. The 3D buildings in the US are stunning too. I can't stop zooming around the world...

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  3. It is good. I hope they get more detailed views of the rest of New Zealand. I would like to see Wellington to the same resolution.
    There isn't a lot of extra info on NZ unlike the US cities.

    Last year I spent 3 months in America and it has been quite nice zooming in over those areas and seeing the streets I drove on, places I've walked, where I worked etc etc.
    Lots of fun. Amazing that they are giving this away for free. A few years ago you could buy these photos at several dollars for a small area. Suitable only for people buying land and wanting to see what it looked like etc. No one would do it for fun!

    Ben.

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  4. Agree. It will be great when Welly is covered, especially if they do the 3D thing.

    A handy tool for parents to plot the OEs of their kids too. I have also been around the virtual world and looked down on the places I've lived and things I've seen. There are some great things that I'd love to see - take a look at the Amazon River- it is truely impressive.

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