As reported in the Google LatLong blog, the first big layer update for 2008 is out. Included in it:
- Improved Earthquake layer, with a fresh look and more information.
- Expanded National Geographic layer, now covering Europe, Asia and South America.
- Updated roads in 26 countries:
- Russia, Malaysia, Thailand, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
- Two million more more photos in the Panoramio layer