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Old 10-08-2012, 05:12 PM   #1
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Satellite photos updated

I just zoomed in on my house using Google Maps (maps.google.com) and there's my camper sitting on its pad next to the driveway. It looks nice from space. I don't know how often they update the satellite photos but this one can't be more than a year old.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:17 PM   #2
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I live in Nebraska and the photo of our house is from Aug of 2011. I'm looking at putting up a shed on our acreage and with this new photo I can try different sized sheds and locations to see what will work the best.

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Old 10-08-2012, 05:38 PM   #3
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"earth" photo updated 12 Mar '12 of some property over in Sabinal, Tx - gosh I love the internet (thanks al gore[sic])
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:52 PM   #4
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Mine was on there untill the last update. now it`s a winter photo. very boring! no trailer, trees are bare, pool is covered and the gazebo is put away.
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:10 AM   #5
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I just was looking at my place yesterday. The photo of mine is much clearer than the last one and it's from at least mid summer this year. My garden is
evident and the corn is pretty tall. Must have been taken around July I guess. I suppose there's a date on them somewhere??
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:12 AM   #6
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Google maps is fascinating !!

As a word of caution, if you post to this thread (with or without a photo), don't give out your address. If posting a overhead photo of your camper in the driveway, be sure to mark out any local references....street name, business name, local park, etc. This is an open forum, and anybody in the world has access. A couple of clicks of their mouse, and your physical location could be compromised.
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:21 AM   #7
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..I suppose there's a date on them somewhere??
check the lower left corner.....Bill
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:27 AM   #8
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check the lower left corner.....Bill
Bill, I have a copy right mark from 2012 on my map, but that is not the photo date. I am showing an empty lot nearby that has had a house on it for at least the last 2 years.
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Bill, I have a copy right mark from 2012 on my map, but that is not the photo date. I am showing an empty lot nearby that has had a house on it for at least the last 2 years.
well shucks - must be a different set-up for different locations - here's a pic of our local town that has the imagery date lower left :

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Bill, I will mess with my settings. I don't even see a Lat/Long on mine. I like your view better.
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