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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Another Google Calculator Easter Egg

Try entering number of horns on a unicorn into Google, you’ll be surprised...

[Thanks Paul van V.! Unicorn in logo from The Last Unicorn.]

New Hi-Res Google Satellite Imagery

The Google Lat Long blog published a list of changes to their satellite imagery. Does anyone know if this relates to Google Maps, Google Earth, or both? The following places have been updated with new high resolution, Google says (I’m quoting):

US: State of Vermont, State of Nevada, State of Colorado, Chenango County (NY), Oswego County (NY), Lancaster (PA), Montgomery County (MD), Prince George’s County (MD), Charleston (WV), Frankfort (KY), Leon County (FL), Volusia County (FL), Orlando (FL), Melbourne (FL), Ridgeland (MS), Tucson (AZ), Phoenix (AZ), Pierce County (WA), Walworth County (WI), Waukesha County (WI), Milwaukee (WI), Washington County (WI), Ozaukee County (WI), Puerto Rico & US virgin Islands.

South America: Maracabio, Venezuela

France: French Riviera, Arles, Biaritz, Strasbourg, Grenoble, Angers, Amiens, Bourges, Clermont Ferrand, Loire River

Italy: 2.5m imagery for the entire country.

Germany: Aachen, Bielefeld, Braunschweig, Stralsund, Duisburg, Halle, Hannover, Herten, Itzehoe, Karlsruhe, Cologne, Norderstedt, Pinneberg, Quickborn, Recklinghausen, Rellingen, Schenefeld, Tornesch, Wentorf


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