Wednesday, 31 January 2007

Where have Google Earth's maps of St Austell Gone?

Something is amiss with Google’s map data for St Austell. It has never been as good as Truro's but it used to be that you could at least make out house roofs and streets. Compare the two images taken from Google Maps, they are both at the highest resolution for the respective areas:

You can see this for yourself here:

Repeat - Thats the same resolution in the St Austell and Truro Map images.
See for yourself at


Pip said...

This one cuts through the Snozzle clay smog a bit better than Google

Mat Ripley said...

Oh that is excellent. So much better. Never thought I'd say something Microsoft is orders of mag better than Google.