Google Street View Colorado River


Google Street View Colorado River
B)Google Street View Colorado River. Explore America’s most endangered river on Street View.

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C)Google Street View Colorado River March 13, 2014

D)Google Street View Colorado River. This guest post is by Chris Williams. Senior Vice President of Conservation at American Rivers. We’ve partnered with American Rivers to share the adventure of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in Google Maps. -Ed.While you admire its grandeur. Remember that the river is also at risk. One of the United States. It wasn’t until 1869. when John Wesley Powell led a small exploration party on a rafting trip. That the natural wonders of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon came fully into view.

E)For 6 million years, the Colorado River Google Street View Colorado River has flowed through the heart of the desert southwest, its waters slowly carving out a canyon so vast…

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Mapping Deforestation Time


Mapping deforestation time

B)Mapping deforestation timeMapping the world’s deforestation over time

November 14, 2013

C)We’re excited to announce today that, in a collaboration led by Dr. Matthew Hansen at the University of Maryland, we’ve built the first detailed maps of the world’s forests, from 2000-2012. Documenting and quantifying forest landscape changes such as fires, tornadoes, disease and logging.The most significant findings were that the overall rate of tropical deforestation is increasing. And global forests have experienced a net loss of 1.5M sq km during 2000-2012 due to both natural (disturbance) and human causes.

D)Mapping deforestation. Global Forest Change, 2000-2012: individual maps of forest extent, gain, loss, and loss color-coded by year. Click to enlarge.

Sumatra has lost over 50% of its natural forest within the past 30 years. Click to enlarge.

E)The detailed study was published today in the journalScience, High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century…

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World Oceans Day 360 degree


World Oceans Day

B)World Oceans Day Oceans Day Dive in to the heart of the Coral Triangle in Asia, home of the richest coral reefs on Earth World Oceans Day 360 degree June 5, 2015 Editors note: This post is the first in a series of guest entries by members of the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team. A group dedicated to recording and revealing the world’s coral reefs in high-resolution. W)World Oceans Day 360 degree 360-degree panoramic imagery. These posts will take you behind the scenes of the project and introduce you to the people taking these images. We’ve seen large schools with hundreds of reef fish such as butterfly fish. (Chaedotontidae spp).                  world oceans day

(Chaedotontidae spp).

D)Here’s a look at the virtual dive locations captured by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team. Here’s a look at…

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Explore ancient


Explore ancient

B)Explore ancient. Explore the ancient and modern with Rome in 3D

August 22, 2011.
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C)Explore ancient. Rome really is an eternal city. With a history spanning over 2500 years and regimes from the early kingdom, through the republic, the empire, and later as the heart of the Catholic faith in the Vatican city, each has made their mark on the current urban architectural landscape of Rome. Now, with the release of thousands of new 3D buildings for the city, you can explore the blending of the ages in layered construction of Rome from within Google Earth. ancient. Let’s start our exploration in the ruins of the ancient Roman forum, home of the original Roman republic. From here we can easily travel to some of the subsequent Imperial buildings such as the Colosseum (AKA the Flavian Amphitheater) and Trajan’s Market and Column.

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Next, we’ll…

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Google Maps Kick


Google Maps Kick

B)Google Maps Kick. Off your summer travels with these new Google Maps features.

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C)Google Maps Kick June 30, 2016 A lot of the fun of traveling is the memories created while exploring new places with friends, family or even solo. Pictures are a traditional way to remember those moments, but now Your Timeline users on Android can preserve their travel memories and info in a new way. Google Maps users with Location History enabled can open Your Timeline, select a date from their recent vacation or everyday life and add notes to help remember what they did that day—or save important notes for later.

D)Google Maps Kick. The weather’s heating up, kids are out of school. And that means only one thing: summer’s officially here. Summer brings weekend road trips. Faraway escapes and all kinds of getaways in between. And with the latest update…

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3D trees


3d trees

3D trees in the western United States

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B)3D trees It’s late summer and many U.S. cities have reported record (or almost record) heat.  Are you withering in warmth and longing for some shade under a tree?. Maybe you can’t easily leave for your favorite park but trees are actually closer than you think! We’re happy to announce that we’ve added 3D trees to Google Earth in three new cities: Los Angeles, Denver and Boulder.Typically, when you imagine trees in Los Angeles, you picture the commanding palm trees that line the famous Hollywood avenues or dot the gracious mansions of Beverly Hills. While Palm Trees may dominate the landscape, there are actually many other trees both native and foreign that inhabit the city, such as the California Oak, Black Walnut trees, and California Sycamore (to name a few).                …

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Find treasure Google Maps


Find treasure Google Maps                                                                

B)Find treasure Google Maps. March 31, 2013. 

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C)Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps Street View team has indeed found one of history’s long lost relics: a treasure map belonging to the infamous pirate, William “Captain” Kidd.

The map was found on a recent expedition in the Indian Ocean, as part of a deep-water dive to expand our underwater Street View collection. Captain Kidd was rumored to have buried his treasure around the world, and tales of a long-lost treasure map have lingered for generations.

Archeological analysis has confirmed that our Google Maps Street View team has indeed found one of history’s long lost relics: a treasure map belonging to…

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