Google Maps and Google Earth just got a high res update ...


"Google Maps and Google Earth just got a whole lot sharper thanks to NASA and its Landsat 8 satellite. Using beautiful high-res imagery captured by the new satellite, Google has built a better high-res cloud-free mosaic of the world based on some 700 trillion pixels of data.

"The previous version was updated back in 2013 using data from the old Landsat 7, and the difference between the past and present iterations is striking."

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