Google Maps updated – Higher res images of your suburb

Tempestas 24 September 2008 27

A recent trip onto Google maps shows that there is more recent higher res images of much of Canberra. My guess is around late March, but open to fellow RiotACTers to work out the when

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astrojax astrojax 1:50 pm 25 Sep 08

a weekend in march, then. no cars in workplace carpark.

darkmilk darkmilk 10:27 am 25 Sep 08

The route planner doesn’t seem to know about the GDE yet though.

It does now! I’ve just tried a route from Gungahlin to the parkway and it chooses the GDE. As of a couple of weeks ago it didn’t even show on the maps.

Also fixed recently are Majura road (it showed on the map but was broken in the middle for the route planner so couldn’t be used) and Discovery Drive, Tidbinbilla

Spitfire3 Spitfire3 10:05 am 25 Sep 08

“Interestingly, my car is both at my place as well as at my dads!”

Coooooool. Now, I just KNOW I can’t be the only one here thinking this could be used to get away with murder…

BOZO BOZO 10:00 am 25 Sep 08

I reckon it is late March, my new house is finished but the landscaping hasn’t been done which happened in early April

Woody Mann-Caruso Woody Mann-Caruso 9:52 am 25 Sep 08

Wow, that’s quite an increase in resolution. I can make out individual clumps of dead grass in my yard.

p1 p1 9:49 am 25 Sep 08

Does anyone remember exactly when the ‘Roo Cull happened? ‘Cause this looks a lot like the fences they put up for that…

Thumper Thumper 8:43 am 25 Sep 08

Cricket pitch at Kippax looks recently used and there are no Aussie Rules goal posts yet up.

I’m thinking a Sunday late in March.

Danman Danman 8:30 am 25 Sep 08

Seems to have been updated in certain pasts of gunghalin too – you can see the deck at my parents under construction – and teh fact that we now have laserlite on our decking.

The_Soarer The_Soarer 8:29 am 25 Sep 08
Thumper Thumper 8:15 am 25 Sep 08

Nope, Braddon has been taken on a weekend.

Thumper Thumper 8:09 am 25 Sep 08

Come to think of it, it’s quite possibe that my car is also at work!

Thumper Thumper 8:08 am 25 Sep 08

I’m also thinking March…

bubzie bubzie 10:33 pm 24 Sep 08

Calwell must of been re-done around march.

I still find it hilarious, that my car is now at home, work, and school. all at the same time!! hehe!

(But, i can safely say, my work hasnt been updated since november, thankyou construction works giving it away! :D)

Deano Deano 9:20 pm 24 Sep 08

I can place it either the last week of February or the first week of March as I can see a diesel spill on the road that happened when the fuel tank fell off a garbage truck in my neighbourhood on the 19th February.

Tempestas Tempestas 8:59 pm 24 Sep 08

If you scroll down GDE past Aranda there is an older wedge that they must not have had a new image for. I haven’t seen how up to date Civic is but its nice to know they will get updated from time to time.

Thanks kindly mod

Gungahlin Al Gungahlin Al 8:38 pm 24 Sep 08

No change around our part of Gungahlin – still at least 2 yrs old.

Tempestas Tempestas 8:24 pm 24 Sep 08

Aurelius said :

Cameron, yeah, it’s street view that’s live.

Yeah and there is top secret Area 51 type super complex under Lawson and all those cat-eyes on the roads are where google has put its secret wi-fi cameras

p1 p1 8:23 pm 24 Sep 08

Yeah, I noticed that a week ago, I worked out that it was a Sunday (for a lot of Canberra), in March this year, and that one of my friends cars it outside my place.

Tempestas Tempestas 8:21 pm 24 Sep 08

Sorry the the link I meant to include is not what came up. Can a kindly admin use this instead GDE

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