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Postby ironman » Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:57 am

http://local.live.com

Anyone play around with this? Being a geography geek I thought this was pretty sweet. The oblique aerials are pretty awesome. They've got Vegas and New York. I was even able to zoom in on my house.
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Postby theclefe » Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:25 pm

ironman wrote:http://local.live.com

Anyone play around with this? Being a geography geek I thought this was pretty sweet. The oblique aerials are pretty awesome. They've got Vegas and New York. I was even able to zoom in on my house.


If your a geography guy, check out google earth. Much better interface and you can zoom al over the world. I am litteraly addicted to it.
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Postby BGbootha » Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:43 pm

yeah man, google earth is crazy, it was all I did for like a week straight when I first found it.

I mean who needs to go on vacation to see the wonders of the world now.
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Postby theclefe » Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:48 pm

BGbootha wrote:yeah man, google earth is crazy, it was all I did for like a week straight when I first found it.

I mean who needs to go on vacation to see the wonders of the world now.


Right now I'm looking for the Pyramids. I refuse to look up the location. I just scour the egyptian desert. :-o
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Postby ironman » Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:09 pm

theclefe wrote:
BGbootha wrote:yeah man, google earth is crazy, it was all I did for like a week straight when I first found it.

I mean who needs to go on vacation to see the wonders of the world now.


Right now I'm looking for the Pyramids. I refuse to look up the location. I just scour the egyptian desert. :-o



Here they are in Google Maps.
http://maps.google.com/?ll=29.976015,31 ... 013883&t=k
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Postby ironman » Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:20 pm

Google Earth is ok. Live Local's imagery is much sharper and has better resolution.
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Postby Madison » Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:09 am

Pretty amazing what technology brings us. I haven't seen this one before, but I'm sure I'll have some fun playing with it later. :-)
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Postby DevilDriver » Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:27 am

Anyone have a link to an aerial view of Area 51? That would be awesome :-o :-D
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Postby knapplc » Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:25 am

This is pretty cool! I like the "bird's eye" views of stuff.

Amazing that this stuff is free.

Man, I love the Internet!! ;-D ;-D ;-D
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Postby ensanimal » Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:24 pm

ironman wrote:
theclefe wrote:
BGbootha wrote:yeah man, google earth is crazy, it was all I did for like a week straight when I first found it.

I mean who needs to go on vacation to see the wonders of the world now.


Right now I'm looking for the Pyramids. I refuse to look up the location. I just scour the egyptian desert. :-o



Here they are in Google Maps.
http://maps.google.com/?ll=29.976015,31 ... 013883&t=k


I love the fact that there is a golf course right next to the pyramids. :-b
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