Google Earth Imagery Update - July- 2009

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Monday, Jul 13 2009 by

From Google Earth Blog:

*Oman – Medium resolution Spot Image.
*Yemen – Medium resolution Spot Image.
*Guadaloupe – Not sure if this is new this month, but Isle des Saintes in Guadaloupe now has 3D terrain (previously the islands were flat).
*Romania – Constanţa
*Sri Lanka – Kataragama Peak
*France – Largentiere (Ardeche) (Thanks Maarten), Departments of Aisne, Ardennes, Eure, Eure-et-Loire, Lot-et-Garonne, Ariege, Haute-Garonne, Ardeche, Alpes-Maritime, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Ain, Rhone, Allier, Doubs
*Bulgaria – Entire country – Medium resolution Spot Image
*Greece – “Lots of areas” have new high res – confirmed in Larissa, Kythira, Kamari
*Niger – Dirkou
*Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia – new medium Spot Image
*Poland – Ciechanów (southern part), Kołobrzeg, Łask (winter photo)
*India – Bina, Madhya Pradesh
*Republic of Congo – Loubomo
*Spain – Ferrol, Monte Coya
*USA – Contra Costa County, CA has new high res; Niagara Falls has been ruined with low resolution imagery!
*Chile – Castro and Chilo&acutee; Island hi-res
*Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq – these countries has been color processed to look consistent
*Libya – Some new Geoeye (May) just south of Sert
*Saudi Arabia – Riyadh got some GeoEye
*Canary Islands – Grand Canaria – new high res
*Faroe Islands – New high res terrain
*Maldives – Kudahuvadhoo
*Ghana – Tumu
*Philippines – El Nido

Google will probably announce this update on their Lat Long Blog soon.