[Talk-us] Ka'ula Rock Missing from Yahoo Satellite Imagery

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 00:15:48 BST 2009

have seen other small islets missing in yahoo, but they are seen in google
imagesmust be a yahoo problem

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Scott Atwood <scott.roy.atwood at gmail.com>wrote:

> Kaʻula Rock is a tiny islet a couple of dozen miles southeast of Niʻihau in
> the Hawaiian Islands.  The islet appears in the imported PGS coastline data
> and in the recently imported TIGER boundary data.  But even at maximum zoom,
> the islet doesn't appear in the Yahoo satellite imagery.  I was hoping to
> fine-tune the coastline data from the photos.
> Does anyone know why this islet doesn't appear in the Yahoo imagery?  Are
> the over-optimizing the data they serve by sending out generic sea tiles for
> areas that they think have no land, and accidentally paving over this tiny
> islet?
> -Scott
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