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27 de Febrero 2007

Australia Day Flyover Imagery in Google Maps

Bondi Beach Australia in Google MapsAs promised, Google has released the imagery it had taken during Australia Day at the end of January. There were some complications with the flight plan which prevented the plane from being where planned during the day. But, the pilot still flew along several beaches and some of the planned locations at later times during the day. The imagery has been added to Google Maps, but Google Earth doesn't have the update yet (don't worry, I'll let you know when it's in Google Earth). Some of the new imagery is as high as about 3 inches/pixel. Clear enough to make out clothing on people, but not clear enough to see who they are. Here are the locations of some of the imagery in Google Maps:

Enviado por FrankTaylor at 27 de Febrero 2007 a las 07:03 AM

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    Thnx for letting know. Friends were in Sydney that day. Now we can start searching. The imagery is real fun.

    Enviado por: rxbbx at 27 de Febrero 2007 a las 08:05 AM

    Enviado por: kjfitz at 27 de Febrero 2007 a las 01:19 PM

    Wow! This is so beautiful. Those sandy beaches, full of people! Amazing! Is this going to get even better as camera resolutions increase? It's a bit scary...

    Enviado por: Guga at 27 de Febrero 2007 a las 04:02 PM

    Heh,

    There's a lot of folks with skin-coloured swim suits at Bondi Beach :)

    Jason

    Enviado por: Jason Birch at 27 de Febrero 2007 a las 08:25 PM

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