[Openstreetmap] OT: Google Earth updated
g.hamwall at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 08:56:14 GMT 2005
I was mucking about on Google Earth last night and was pleased to see
that Bristol has some hi-res coverage at last.
One thing I did notice is that they've 'updated' some regions for
older data. Last week I was looking at the completed new Bull Ring in
Birmingham, now it's a muddy hole again.
On 05/12/05, Andy Robinson <Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Pretty cool hey, and the colour resolution is superb. Kind of weird to zoom
> in on your own house and see your own car in the drive and the assorted
> summer junk lying around in the garden. Looks like the Sutton Coldfield
> imagery was from the summer before last.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: openstreetmap-bounces at vr.ucl.ac.uk [mailto:openstreetmap-
> >bounces at vr.ucl.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Alex Willmer
> >Sent: 04 December 2005 23:39
> >To: openstreetmap at vr.ucl.ac.uk
> >Subject: [Openstreetmap] OT: Google Earth updated
> >Some of you may be interested that Google have updated the UK imagery,
> >in Google Earth.
> >The aerial photography is at 6" (15 cm) resolution. That's close enough
> >to see individual road markings!
> >As usual, note that we cannot use this copyrighted imagery in OSM.
> >Tracing it or referring to it when performing an edit is not allowed.
> >But it sure is pretty.
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