Big layer update for Google Earth

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

More info about these updates can be found at the Google LatLong Blog, the Google Earth Blog and the Panoramio Blog.

Comments

  1. I DONT SEEM TO HAVE ELEVATION, LONGITUDE & LATITUDE AT THE BOTTOM OF SCREEN (PICTURE). IS THERE SOMETHING I NEED TO TURN ON? ALSO I DONT SEEM TO HAVE THE MEASUREMENT ABILITY LIKE A SURVEYOR WOULD DO (PINS TO MARK AN AREA AND MEASUREMENT WOULD SHOW THE DISTANCE BETWEEN 2 POINTS).
    THANKS BILL
    PS I USED TO HAVE THIS COME UP ON THE SCREEN AUTOMATICLY SEVERAL YEARS AGO.

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