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PhysOrg
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansionforest are being converted into oil palm plantations in 43 countries. Using 25
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansion
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
forest are being converted into oil palm plantations in 43 countries. Using 25 years of high-resolution Google Earth and Landsat satellite imagery, Vijay and her team tracked the extent of this deforestation in four regions: Southeast Asia,... Read more
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eWeek
Google Enhances Maps App for Android, iOS and Desktop Usersto go to such as specific restaurants or gas stations. The satellite images av
Google Enhances Maps App for Android, iOS and Desktop Users
eWeek / Posted yesterday
to go to such as specific restaurants or gas stations. The satellite images available on Google Maps have also recently been refreshed with new images from the Landsat 8 satellite and the use of new processing techniques for optimizing image quali... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google Maps has a fresh new lookgiant first released its cloud-free map of the world in 2013, made up of a patc
Google Maps has a fresh new look
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
giant first released its cloud-free map of the world in 2013, made up of a patchwork of high resolution photos taken by the Landsat 7 satellite. But combining fresh images from a more modern satellite with new processing techniques has meant the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 23in the movies "Requiem for a Dream," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and "The Hea
July 23
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
in the movies "Requiem for a Dream," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and "The Heat." 1972: The United States launches Landsat 1, the first Earth-resources satellite. The near-polar orbiting spacecraft served as a stabilized, Earth-oriented... Read more
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PhysOrg
Landsat—The watchman that never sleeps(right). Credit: USGS In western North America, mountain pine beetles infest an
Landsat—The watchman that never sleeps
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
(right). Credit: USGS In western North America, mountain pine beetles infest and ravage thousands of acres of forest lands. Landsat satellites bear witness to the onslaught in a way that neither humans nor most other satellites can. Life and Death... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Florida’s massive, toxic algae bloom can be seen from spacehas been inundated with toxic chemicals in recent months after a heavy year of
Florida’s massive, toxic algae bloom can be seen from space
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
has been inundated with toxic chemicals in recent months after a heavy year of rainfall. The shot was captured by NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite on July 2. Algae blooms are not uncommon in Lake Okeechobee during the summertime, given the runoff from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spectacular image shows the ISS from ABOVEspace station? Nasa satellite travelling 400 miles above Earth captures rare vi
Spectacular image shows the ISS from ABOVE
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
space station? Nasa satellite travelling 400 miles above Earth captures rare view of ISS orbiting beneath Taken by Nasa's Landsat 8 satellite which orbits at 428 miles above Earth Shows the ISS hidden among clouds, passing over Odisha in eastern... Read more
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USA Today
Antarctica records unofficial coldest temperature everwere made by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor o
Antarctica records unofficial coldest temperature ever
USA Today / Posted 25 days ago
were made by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on board NASA's Aqua satellite and by Landsat 8, a satellite launched early this year by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. The record for cold has little to do... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeley and Oakland residents oppose Claremont Hotel expansion, urge attendance at meeting on Wednesday. Categoryapplication PLN#16-053) is the only street view of the condo complex that had b
Berkeley and Oakland residents oppose Claremont Hotel expansion, urge attendance at meeting on Wednesday. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 25 days ago
application PLN#16-053) is the only street view of the condo complex that had been submitted to Planning up to 29Jun16. Image of hotel and surroundings are compliments Google and Landsat, visualized using Google Earth. Illustration by Bryan Grz... Read more
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CBS News
Google Maps now look better than everGoogle announced it is rolling out a more vivid look at the world through Googl
Google Maps now look better than ever
CBS News / Posted 28 days ago
Google announced it is rolling out a more vivid look at the world through Google Earth thanks to new imagery from the Landsat 8 satellite and new and improved processing techniques that make for sharper images. "Satellite images are often... Read more
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dna
Check out the new and improved Google Earthservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Check out the new and improved Google Earth
dna / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a "cloud-free mosaic" of this planet three years ago on Google Earth, and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Google Earth clearer, sharper with new satellite imagesGoogle Earth side view of Lumpini Park to Siam Square & Siam Paragon (Source: G
Google Earth clearer, sharper with new satellite images
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
Google Earth side view of Lumpini Park to Siam Square & Siam Paragon (Source: Google Earth) Using new Landsat 8 satellite, Google Earth maps to have greater detail, better colors & images taken much more often. MAPS & GOOGLE 29/06/2016 AFP News... Read more
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iol.co.za
Google Earth images just got sharperas part of a collaboration between NASA and the US Geological Survey. Google E
Google Earth images just got sharper
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
as part of a collaboration between NASA and the US Geological Survey. Google Earth previously relied on images from a Landsat 7 satellite, which encountered a hardware problem that resulted in large diagonal gaps in pictures, according to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Google Earth and Maps get an upgradeAlaska. Google Earth and Maps will now provide clearer satellite images. Engi
Google Earth and Maps get an upgrade
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Alaska. Google Earth and Maps will now provide clearer satellite images. Engineers have updated the previous satellite, a Landsat 7, to a Landsat 8 and are working on new processing techniques for sharper imagery. The new satellite is able to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
NASA Earth Observatory highlights national parks in satellite photo seriesAlaska, where the Alaska Peninsula first extends southwest into the Bering Sea.
NASA Earth Observatory highlights national parks in satellite photo series
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Alaska, where the Alaska Peninsula first extends southwest into the Bering Sea. This image shows the same scene with the Landsat data overlaid on a digital elevation model (created with data from the ASTER instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite).... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a “cloud-free mosaic” of this planet three years ago at Google Earth, and... Read more
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29d
The Economic Times
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a "cloud-free mosaic" of this planet three years ago at Google Earth, and... Read more
14 related stories
29d
WA Today
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things upcloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly use
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things up
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
cloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly users. The new maps make use of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite launched in 2013, which captures twice as many images every day than the previous satellite used. The... Read more
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The Financial Express
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
The Financial Express / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. (Image: Google) Google’s free online mapping service is bringing the world into better focus with an... Read more
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Japan Today
Google brings Earth into better focus ‹ Japan Todayservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a U.S. Landsat 8 satellite. The internet giant introduced a “cloud-free mosaic” of this planet three years ago on Google Earth, and... Read more
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29d
Channel NewsAsia
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a "cloud-free mosaic" of this planet three years ago at Google Earth, and... Read more
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29d
Hindustantimes.com
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a “cloud-free mosaic” of this planet three years ago at Google Earth, and... Read more
14 related stories
29d
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. Google Earth begins rolling out a new version that uses new techniques to process sharper images... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Check out Google Earth’s amazing new satellite imagery from Landsat 8 Earlier this week, Google announced that it upgraded the satellite imagery on
Check out Google Earth’s amazing new satellite imagery from Landsat 8
ExtremeTech / Posted 29 days ago
Earlier this week, Google announced that it upgraded the satellite imagery on Google Maps and Google Earth with data collected from Landsat 8. With finer detail, more accurate... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
Local 10 Miami / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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News 8000
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
News 8000 / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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PhysOrg
Google brings Earth into better focusservice is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Eart
Google brings Earth into better focus
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite. The Internet giant introduced a "cloud-free mosaic" of this planet three years ago at Google Earth, and... Read more
14 related stories
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KTVZ Bend / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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Times of Malta
Google Maps gets a 700 trillion pixel upgradesee the world clearer than ever before and without any clouds obstructing their
Google Maps gets a 700 trillion pixel upgrade
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
see the world clearer than ever before and without any clouds obstructing their view. The upgrade comes courtesy of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, which replaces the previous Landsat 7 images that Google began using for its Maps and Earth products in... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Google Earth just got way betterto produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images
Google Earth just got way better
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 29 days ago
to produce crisper and clearer pictures. Google says the higher quality images are possible because of sensors in Landsat 8, a satellite that launched in 2013, and "new processing techniques." Landsat 8 can take pictures with a lot more... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Sharper satellite images for Google MapsGoogle Maps is being updated with sharper, newer satellite images. The update
Sharper satellite images for Google Maps
Otago Daily Times / Posted 30 days ago
Google Maps is being updated with sharper, newer satellite images. The update includes photos from Landsat 8, designed by NASA and the United States Geological Survey and sent into orbit in 2013. The new satellite captures images with greater... Read more
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express
Google Maps just got a MAJOR upgradeis out now - all you need to do is open up Google Maps or Google Earth to see i
Google Maps just got a MAJOR upgrade
express / Posted 30 days ago
is out now - all you need to do is open up Google Maps or Google Earth to see it in full detail. The images come from the Landsat 8 satellite, which launched into orbit in 2013. It is the newest sensor in the USGS/NASA Landsat Program, and can... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google maps gets a 700-TRILLION-pixel upgradeyet of the planet's surface The previous cloud-free mosaic for Google Earth an
Google maps gets a 700-TRILLION-pixel upgrade
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
yet of the planet's surface The previous cloud-free mosaic for Google Earth and Maps was created with images from the Landsat 7 satellite But Google has refreshed its map by stitching together sharper images captured by Landsat 8, launched in... Read more
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CNET
Google Maps gets sharper thanks to satellite upgradehas rolled out an update that upgrades the satellite imagery on both apps with
Google Maps gets sharper thanks to satellite upgrade
CNET / Posted 30 days ago
has rolled out an update that upgrades the satellite imagery on both apps with more detail and better colours. Using the Landsat 8 satellite, launched in 2013, the search giant has been busy building up a new mosaic of the world to replace the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Higher detail for Google Maps, EarthBrazil, as seen in the June 2016 Google Earth Engine update. Credit: Google, In
Higher detail for Google Maps, Earth
iafrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Brazil, as seen in the June 2016 Google Earth Engine update. Credit: Google, Inc. Photographs retrieved from NASA's Landsat 8 satellite are enabling Google Maps and Google Earth to incorporate sharper images as of this week. While... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Google delivers higher-resolution images to Maps and Earthnew higher-resolution images that Google has rolled out. Google’s new processi
Google delivers higher-resolution images to Maps and Earth
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
new higher-resolution images that Google has rolled out. Google’s new processing techniques and the latest data from the Landsat 8 satellite combined to create the sharper imagery that users can now enjoy when they navigate using either Maps or... Read more
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dna
Google bumps up detail on Maps, Earth imageryusing advanced processing techniques, the Mountain View company said in a June
Google bumps up detail on Maps, Earth imagery
dna / Posted 30 days ago
using advanced processing techniques, the Mountain View company said in a June 27 blog posting to the Maps GoogleBlog. The Landsat 8 satellite, launched in 2013, represents a step-change over Landsat 7's output which degraded after 2003 after a... Read more
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The Age
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things upcloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly use
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things up
The Age / Posted 30 days ago
cloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly users. The new maps make use of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite launched in 2013, which captures twice as many images every day than the previous satellite used. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things upcloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly use
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things up
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 days ago
cloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly users. The new maps make use of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite launched in 2013, which captures twice as many images every day than the previous satellite used. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things upcloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly use
Google Maps' 700-trillion pixel upgrade clears things up
Canberra Times / Posted 30 days ago
cloud-less maps and high-resolution imagery for more than 1 billion monthly users. The new maps make use of NASA's Landsat 8 satellite launched in 2013, which captures twice as many images every day than the previous satellite used. Google... Read more
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