Google imagery update underway?

It appears that a Google imagery update is happening, but it’s a bit different than the past few.  Recently, new imagery has been coming into Google Earth first, then it finds its way into Google Maps a few days later.  However, this time might be reversed.

The city of Linz, Austria has different imagery when compared in Google Earth and Google Maps.  Compare for yourselves:

Earth | Maps

Now the big question — what else has been updated?  Post your discoveries in the comments below!

Updated Areas

  • Parts of Austria (including Linz)
  • Southeast coast of Sri Lanka
  • Parts of Serbia
  • Several areas in Pakistan and India

Comments

  1. I’m seeing the same imagery I’m afraid…

  2. Alex – For Austria or another area? There seems to be more info coming about the Austria update, but I’ve still not seen anything about other areas.

    http://www.gearthhacks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11719

    http://www.googlewatchblog.de/2008/05/27/maps-earth-oesterreicht-wird-schaerfer/

  3. Barakuda says:

    Serbia has some new updates. Lots of new hi res photos.

  4. Hafeez Ullah Khan says:

    Several Area’s Of Pakistan & India Has Been Updates Mostly New Area’s.

  5. Fendiez says:

    How frequent Malaysia’s Maps on Google Earth being updated? My company did buy the license but seems the map of Malaysia was not updated. It shown, 3 years back of Malaysia’s map. Anyone can help?

  6. Manish Jain says:

    You have written “Recently, new imagery has been coming into Google Earth first, then it finds its way into Google Maps a few days later”

    So I want to know, this time (may 2008) the Google Earth imagery is rolled out into Google Maps or not?

  7. Manish — The update appears to be fully loaded into both Google Earth and Google Maps, yes.

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