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Angelisle
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Post by Angelisle »

Google Earth at present has to be the most amazing free show on earth. It can be limited in that some of the sat info is approx 3 yrs old and certain towns and cities have not yet got clear definition, but I went to Paris this evening via Japan without any jet lag :lol: The best part is being able to tilt the screen a quick flick of the mouse and you can travel down the Seine at leisure on a Baton Mouge, truth, a pkt of crisps and a cuppa whilst viewing the laptop screen :lol:
http://earth.google.com/
Emulated
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Post by Emulated »

Type in your postcode.It takes you straight there and you can tilt the angle to see your property from various angles. Well worth a look and handy for posts in the forums. Maybe subject to google approval?
Angelisle wrote:Google Earth at present has to be the most amazing free show on earth. It can be limited in that some of the sat info is approx 3 yrs old and certain towns and cities have not yet got clear definition, but I went to Paris this evening via Japan without any jet lag :lol: The best part is being able to tilt the screen a quick flick of the mouse and you can travel down the Seine at leisure on a Baton Mouge, truth, a pkt of crisps and a cuppa whilst viewing the laptop screen :lol:
http://earth.google.com/
arborlad
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Post by arborlad »

I prefer this one for its great detail:

http://local.live.com/

Like Google, just enter your postcode.

arborlad

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paholsky
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Post by paholsky »

Aside from Google earth, where can I get real time satellite feeds of earth?
I've tried keyhole and various other sites but it seems that they are all linked to google earth. I need something that is updated more frequently. Does anyone know of a better site?
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