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Ravenspire1
07-27-2005, 05:58 PM
Hi.

Just wanted to share a cool little program called Google earth.

it works like a global atlas and you can zoom in nearly everywhere. Its based on satelite fotos and gps navigation.

One moment i zoomed in the statue of liberty in NY harbor and next moment i found my house where i live in a small city in sweden. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

its so accurate in zooming so you can se cars etc.

And for SH3 lovers, like my self, http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif i checked out all harbours and also the topograph of the ocean.

You need to dl a little prg and a good internet connection can also help coz it streaming the pictures.

Check it out here:

http://earth.google.com/

Ravenspire1
07-27-2005, 05:58 PM
Hi.

Just wanted to share a cool little program called Google earth.

it works like a global atlas and you can zoom in nearly everywhere. Its based on satelite fotos and gps navigation.

One moment i zoomed in the statue of liberty in NY harbor and next moment i found my house where i live in a small city in sweden. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

its so accurate in zooming so you can se cars etc.

And for SH3 lovers, like my self, http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif i checked out all harbours and also the topograph of the ocean.

You need to dl a little prg and a good internet connection can also help coz it streaming the pictures.

Check it out here:

http://earth.google.com/

blue_76
07-27-2005, 07:46 PM
yeah, i heard it uses actual sattelite imagery.. too bad i can't use it though, i have a slow connection. perhaps you can find convoys with it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

The_Gill_738
07-28-2005, 06:16 AM
I just used google earth at work. It's really cool. Some of the regions are not very clear. But you can see cars and stuff clearly most of the time.

The_Silent_O
07-28-2005, 08:07 AM
This is very cool...I've been using Google Maps for awhile.

This looks like a much more user friendly extension for the entire earth.

Now to find my poor sunk little U-201 off Gibaltor (sp)...the iron coffin it is.

ILikePortillos
07-28-2005, 08:33 AM
The real Wilhelmshaven, Germany. . .

Wilhelmshaven Google Map (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Wilhelmshaven,+Germany&ll=53.524085,8.126106&spn=0.056908,0.138453&t=k&hl=en)