Friday, November 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Foundry in Advanced Discussions With New Customers for 7nm Chips
Tesla Finished Installing the World's Largest Mega-battery in Australia Within 100 Days
Apple Applies for Patent on Foldable Display
HP Patches Code execution Bug in Enterprise Printers
YouTube Takes More Steps to Tackle Down Videos Inappropriate for Minors
Broadcom Considering Increasing Qualcomm Bid
Facebook Will Notify you if you Have Followed Russian Propaganda
Russia Threatens to Block Ads on Google
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Google Earth Maps History


Google added historic map overlays to its free interactive online globe of the world to provide views of how places have changed with time.

Google Earth engineers digitized one of the largest US map collections and integrated the information into its program, which lets users virtually navigate the planet and swoop in for closer looks.

The collection of David Rumsey Historical Maps dated from 1680 to 1892 and included Cassini's Globe of 1790; Africa in 1787, and a map of Asia from 1710.

"It is wonderful to see the cutting edge technology of Google Earth introduce people to the geographic history of our world in a new and innovative way," Rumsey said.

"The cartographers who made these historical maps hundreds of years ago would be amazed and pleased to see their treasures in Google Earth."

Google also added an interactive National Geographic quiz focused on Africa.

There have been over 100 million downloads of the Google Earth program to computers since it was launched in June of 2005.


Previous
Next
Cingular, Samsung Launch New Blackjack Smart Device        All News        Epson and Microsoft In Cross-License Agreement
Google Closes YouTube Deal     General Computing News      Epson and Microsoft In Cross-License Agreement

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Russia Threatens to Block Ads on Google
Google Makes Search Results More Local and Relevant
Mobile Ad Growth Boosts Alphabet' s Revenue
Google Offers Bug Bounty for Mobile Apps
Google Designed New Pixel Visual Core Chip Internally
Google's Advanced Protection Program Adds Security Layers to Gmail
Google's Home Mini Speakers Caught Recording Everything
Google Found Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail
Google Clips AI-powered Camera and new Google Buds headphones with Google Assistant
The Google Pixel 2 and Updated Daydream View are here
Google Adds Home Mini and Max to the Google Home family
Google Changes Rules on Free News Stories, Announces Subscription Tools

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .