Details on the Google Earth imagery update

We reported a few days ago about the imagery update for Google Earth, and now they’ve released details about exactly what has been updated:


  • USA: Chicago, Houston, Tampa, Nassau County (NY), Westchester County (NY), Rockland County (NY), Putnam County (NY), Rensselaer County, Albany County (NY), Schenectady County (NY), SaratogaCounty (NY), Tompkins County (NY), Schuyler County (NY), Seneca County (NY), Yates County (NY), Steuben County (NY), Allegany County (NY), Cattaraugus County (NY), West Virginia, part of Rhode Island, part of Massachusetts, and part of New Hampshire.
  • Canada: Middlesex County (ON)

Europe, Middle East, & Africa:

  • Spain: Cartagena, Costa Blanca
  • France: Paris, Orleans, Cannes, Nice, Saint-Tropaz
  • Italy: Torino, Bologna, Ancona, Lucca, Latina, Capraia Island, Stintino, Villasimius, Palermo, Agrigento
  • Switzerland: Zurich, Oberhasli, Thun, Emmental-Oberaargau, Basel, St. Gallen
  • Monaco: entire country
  • Czech Republic: Prague, Ostrava
  • Slovakia: entire country

Asia & Oceania:

  • Japan: Kobe, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama, Chiba
  • Australia: Canberra, Wollongong, The Great Ocean Road

New high resolution satellite imagery: sprinkled around the globe, with heavier concentrations in Canada, Mexico, and China.

New 2.5m base imagery for: Greece, Turkey, and Australia.


  1. The new imagery for eastern RI is horrible – leaf on, water areas are blacked out, cant see submerged shallows, and some islands are missing such as Dutch Island –,-71.391563&spn=0.056951,0.109863&t=h&z=13

    Revert back to the 2004 RIGIS true color photography please!

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