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Google satellite pictures

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by Hodge, Apr 5, 2005.

  1. Hodge

    Hodge Freshman

  2. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    A co-worker was tinkering around with this today. Where do they get the picture feeds? Think a whole library is pretty expensive - guess that is where some IPO funds got diverted.

    Saw the copyright info in bottom right -- DigitalGlobe EarthSat

    Tried a couple of location searches -- very impressive. Got that living in the 21st century thing going for it.
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2005
  3. Deety

    Deety Senior

    TerraServer is pretty good. The Shoe isn't as clear there, but I pulled up a few other addresses - in one, I can even see my old mailbox through tree branches. Tons of detail.
  4. Hodge

    Hodge Freshman

  5. OilerBuck

    OilerBuck Sweet Crude

    This is cool

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  6. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    they blurred out the white house.
  7. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    That knock on your door is either the FBI, Secret Service, or Homeland Security.
  8. Hodge

    Hodge Freshman

    It's a shame they didn't take the picture of the 'Shoe when the Bucks were playing (or even just when the field was painted). That would have been incredible.

    I'm actually quite suprised that they have the level of detail that they do on the bigger cities, including DC (minus the White House apparently). I would think that the Gov't wouldn't like that too much with their anti-terror stuff, but just think, that is only what is available to the public....I can't even begin to think of how detailed the Millitary satellites can get.
  9. strohs

    strohs Go Bucks!

    One of the first things I thought of was...
    Damn, If i can look at this, just think of what the CIA can do..
  10. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    You'd be amazed...
  11. strohs

    strohs Go Bucks!

    I can only imagine
  12. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    They talk about reading a newspaper over your shoulder from space. That's a pretty good description.
  13. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    who talks about that.....the voices in your head?
  14. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  15. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand.

    I zoomed in on Ann Arbor and came up with a really good picture of it......

    Ann Arbor Google Map

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