Saturday, December 03, 2005

 

London and the UK revealed in very high detail

The Google Earth dataset has been updated to add very high resolution (one pixel per 6 inch) aerial photographs of London in particular, but also a large number of other significant parts of the UK.

The BBS announcement lists:

London 2001,
Bedfordshire 2002,
Berkeshire-2003,
Birmingham-2001,
Bournemouth-2000,
Bournemouth-2003,
Bristol-2003,
Broadlands-2003,
Cambridge-City-2002,
Cambridgeshire-2003,
Corby-2003,
Coventry-2001,
Dudley-2001,
Exmoor-2003,
Farnborough-2004,
Gloucester-2002,
Gosport-2001,
Isle-of-Wight-2004,
Kingston-upon-Hull-2003,
Lancashire-2000,
Luton-BC-and-Airport-2003,
Manchester-2000,
Mansfield-2003,
Medway-2003,
Merseyside-2000,
Milton-Keynes-2000,
North-Lincs-2002,
Peterborough-Hampton-2002,
Poole-2000,
Portsmouth-2004,
Reigate_and_Banstead-2003,
Runnymede-and-Spelthorne-2002,
Sandwell-2001,
Sevenoaks-2001,
Solihull-2001,
South-Cambridgeshire-2003,
South-Oxfordshire-2003,
South-Yorkshire-2002,
South_Ayrshire-1999,
Southampton-2004,
Southend-2003,
Stansted-2004,
Suffolk-Coast-2000,
Surrey-1999,
Swansea-2003,
Tyne-Wear-Gateshead-2001,
Tyne-Wear-Newcastle-2001,
Tyne-Wear-North-Tyneside-2001,
Tyne-Wear-South-Tyneside-2001,
Tyne-Wear-Sunderland-2001,
West-Yorkshire-2002,
Wolverhampton-2001,
Wycombe-2003,
Wyre-Forest-2004

- Scotland (Aberdeen 2001, Craigmore 2003, Dundee 2001, Glasgow 2002,
Renfrewshire 2002)

- Northern Ireland (Northern Belfast 2001, Northern Carrickfergus
2001, North Downs 2001)

- Wales (Blaenau Gwent 2001, Bridgend 2003, Caerphilly 2001, Cardiff
2001, Merthyr Tydfil-2001, Newport 2001, Rhondda Cynon Taff 2001,
Torfaen 2001, Vale of Glamorgan 2001)

This imagery is provided by The GeoInformation Group, who also power the Cities Revealed website, where you can buy printouts of the data.

There are also smaller updates to other international data:

Updated/improved Digital Globe .7m data
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- Alexandria, Egypt
- Asuncion, Paraguay
- Bamako, Mali
- Bangalore, India
- Cairo, Egypt
- Hyderbad, India
- Kano, Nigeria
- La Paz, Bolivia
- Mexico City, Mexico
- Montevideo, Uruguay
- Omaha, Nebraska
- Provo, Utah
- Pune, India
- Quito, Ecuador
- Sydney, Australia

NYGIS (updated imagery)
- Albany, NY
- Columbia, NY

USGS
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- Springfield, Massachusetts
- Mt. Helena, Montana
- Nashville, TN

Other
- fixed mask for Galapagos Islands
- Digital Globe imagery of Pakistan earthquake area
- Nanaimo, Canada
- NW Arkansas

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