Google Earth Imagery Update - June 7

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Monday, Jun 8 2009 by

From the Google Earth Blog:

* Saudi Arabia
* Afghanistan – large areas with medium resolution Spot Image
* France – Department of Gard, Normandy (Omaha Beach). Also: departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais. – Thanks ‘mortimer’; Also: Oise, Nièvre, Puy-de-Dôme, Finistère, Côtes-d’Armor Côte-d’Or, Gers, Dordogne, Lot, Corrèze, Creuse, Cher, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, Orne, Maine-et-Loire, Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse, Haute-Loire
* India – Akola, Maharashta, Sirur, Chinchosi, Kon Goan, Utran, and other areas in the northwest
* US – New colorization; Tampa, Florida
* Egypt – Gaza Pyramids – Thanks Ernie. (Try to ignore the current ugly 3D models for the pyramids, they’ll be replaced I’m told). Also, western half of Egypt has medium resolution Spot Image.
* Canada – Surrey, BC – thanks Daniel. Also: Québec / Bas-Saint-Laurent: Saint-Fabien and Mont-Joli and in Gaspésie: Métis-sur-Mer, Sainte-Flavie. Note: “BIG mistake fron GE team, the Rimouski region (Québec) is marked “Haute-Côte-Nord” (Upper North Coast)the Upper North Coast is located where the Saguenay River flows into it…”
* Thailand – Prachuap Khiri Khan province, along the boundary to Myanmar. – Thanks Andy. Chiang Khong
* China – Hong Kong, Kowloon, Fuzhou
* Japan – Mount Fuji
* Iran – Spot Image
* Pakistan – Spot Image
* Austria – Vienna
* Italy – Venice, Pisa (reportedly very high resolution)
* Luxemborg – Southwestern part
* Spain – Northern part around Costa Brava
* Cambodia – Kampot & Kep
* Tajikistan – Eastern half