Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 12 September 2007, 19:01   #1
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Make: BLANK
Length: 8m +
Engine: Suzuki DT225
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 12,791
Highest res Google Earth

Just been looking at Timbuktu on Google earth - the resolutiuon is incredible - I wish it was all like that!!!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	timbuctu.jpg
Views:	195
Size:	99.5 KB
ID:	29969  
__________________

__________________
codprawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 September 2007, 11:31   #2
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft 4.8
Length: 4m +
Engine: Yamaha
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 8
aren't the maps on live.com supposed to be higher res than google? - might depend on where you're looking though
__________________

__________________
purdster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 September 2007, 12:02   #3
RIBnet admin team
 
Nos4r2's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
Make: Ballistic 7.8/SR5.4
Length: 7m +
Engine: Opti 225/Yam 85
MMSI: 235090687/235055163
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 12,645
RIBase
I just had a look and I find it quite amusing that I can now see my bike outside my old house and in the new one too as they've only updated certain areas.
__________________
Need spares,consoles,consumables,hire,training or even a new boat?

Please click HERE and HERE and support our Trade Members.

Join up as a Trade member or Supporter HERE
Nos4r2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 September 2007, 13:04   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Make: BLANK
Length: 8m +
Engine: Suzuki DT225
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 12,791
Quote:
Originally Posted by purdster View Post
aren't the maps on live.com supposed to be higher res than google? - might depend on where you're looking though
A few are but most aren't - in fact they are worse!!!
__________________
codprawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:41.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.