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Huge Google Earth Update

Friday, 9th June 2006 by

Google Earth Blog reports that Google Earth has had a huge imagery update with satellite and aerial pics across the globe. The images haven’t made their way into Maps yet, so if you click the image below you’ll just get an out-of-focus empty shore, but click the Google Earth link and you’ll fly to one of the super-cool artificial Palm Islands in Dubai. There’s loads of things to see all…

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  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
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