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Art-One [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, February 6, 2007
13 years ago3,148 views

It seems that Google has added also more detailed data about Belgium too.

My hometown Brugge hasn't been having as much detail as it now has.
C.f. maps.google.com/maps?f=q&h ...)&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=33.435463,82.265625&ie=UTF8&z=16&ll=51.206359,3.222685&spn=0.006453,0.027122&t=k&om=1

Before a lot of streets, including mine, were not known by Google. Now Google knows even where my house number is...

So, Google, you've done already a good job, but some more detail would even be nicer since Bruges looks really nice, and I think it would also be from the air...

justinf [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

its gone slightly more hi-res in the countryside around Lille, France as well. that was formerly low-res.

must be that SPOT satellite imagery that they announced a few weeks ago.

Loughlan [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

Awesome. Finally can add listings for businesses in australia.
And a point to point driving directions is good too!
If only they had the option of avoiding a certain road (eg, tollways)

B [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

The directions would be more useful if they didn't include freeways that aren't even built yet:

maps.google.com.au/maps?f=d&am ...

The section of the M8 Western Freeway bypassing Deer Park won't be completed until 2009.

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