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China nuc sub base Hainan Island. Updated Google Earth image

Postby U-5075 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:25 pm

http://www.googlewatchblog.de/2009/03/0 ... aerz-2009/

The short version:
China - Hainan Island - the location of a nuclear submarine base - has been updated. At least one sub is visible.

Here's the article....

Google Earth Foto Update März 2009
Google hat am Wochenende ein Update der Satellitenbilder in Google Earth veröffentlicht. In Deutschland wurde bei dem Update abermals nichts erneuert. Wie der englischsprachige GEarth Blog berichtet gibt es neue Bilder in folgenden Städten und Regionen:


-Scotland - Areas between and around Glasgow and Edinburgh have new aerial imagery. Also north of Edinburgh. Several other areas reported in the comments.
-China - Hainan Island - the location of a nuclear submarine base - has been updated. At least one sub is visible.
-Africa - Strips of GeoEye across northern Africa. Vertical strips across Mali , Niger and Mauritania have been confirmed so far. Also, Morocco - New strips of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye satellite imagery; Angola - new GeoEye strips. Other strips of satellite imagery around Africa.
-US - States of Wisconsin and South Dakota.
-South Korea - Ulsan is now highres. David S. said this now shows the location of one of the world's largest shipyards.
-Mongolia - Strips of GeoEye satellite imagery.
-Iceland Akureyri, Vestmann Islands. Also Iceland has finally gotten roadmaps.
-Sweden Helsingborg, Karlstad, Uppsala, Umea, Lulea - just to name a few
-France - Isère department, also Haut-Rhin, Haute-Saône, Vendée, Ille-et-Vilaine, Indre-et-Loire. (thanks to 'mortimer'). Also Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrenees, Isere, Jura, and Haute-Saone.
-Norway - Trondheim, Moss - GEB reader Aqwis says the new imagery for Trondheim is higher resolution, but dark and "foggy".
-Turkey - Eastern-half of Turkey now has Spot Image medium resolution imagery.
-Brazil - the North-central (rainforest areas near the Amazon river) of Brazil have new strips of GeoEye satellite imagery. And other areas of Brazil as noted in comments below.
-Bangladesh - Chittagong
-Italy - Brescia
-Uruguay - Strips of GeoEye
-Qatar - Doha - Updated DG
-Canada - Montreal updated to Aug. 2008
-England - York Other areas around England as well as seen in comments.
-Argentina - Buenos Aires
-Maldives - The Maldives have new and updated imagery. Islands which went missing in the January bathymetry update for this island chain are back.
-Greenland - Major cities in this country updated.
-Mexico - Another area of medium resolution Spot Image satellite imagery in southwestern Mexico.
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