Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new update

Columbia Glacier, Alaska Several years ago, Google engineers figured out a way to stitch together satellite imagery to remove clouds, giving Google Earth and Google Maps users a better and more comprehensive view of the ground below. Today, the company has repeated the process, but this time with newer, crisper imagery from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)’s Landsat 8 satellite. When Google first… Read More

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