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Center of the World According to Google  (View post)

/pd [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 22, 2006
13 years ago

I have never tried this!!

The closet I zoomed onto was my apt building , but the most resolution that I got was 1500 meters view!!

TJ [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

You mean center of the US. The maps start off by displaying the US.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

being a curious person, i did a check on this.. but both hyrbird and sat images sez : "try zooming out for a baroder view".

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Yes, according to Google, the US is the center of the world :)

James Bradbury [PersonRank 5]

13 years ago #

The center in Google Earth is a different town in Kansas that seems to get even more publicity.

jon [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

James Bradbury

it's lawrence, kansas and it is the former hometown of the keyhole's exec Brian McClendon. and indeed lawrence, kansas is the geographic center of the U.S.

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