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post #1 of 16 Old 10-29-2007, 08:58 AM Thread Starter
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view earth from above.

hi all;
I came across this site-http://www.flashearth.com/ by accident, its an amazing way to look around our planet you can also zoom into any part of the planet to the extent of looking at your house,enjoy

please note when you enter the site click on to the large title (flashearth)

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This one is a little better I think but you have to load it, the imaging is the same I checked a spot that has a plane flying in the shot in SC and its there on both maps plus various homes I was buiding in FL are at the same stage in both
http://earth.google.com/gallery/index.html

Also watch the sky the stars are lock in the right spots so it's kind of google sky too.

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Those are pretty cool, I bookmarked them.
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Hey, guess what? One of my neighbors is sunbathing on her roof.
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This one is a little better I think but you have to load it, the imaging is the same I checked a spot that has a plane flying in the shot in SC and its there on both maps plus various homes I was buiding in FL are at the same stage in both.
your right the imaging is the same,what flash earth does is combine different maps eg- google,microsoft,nasa,ect, you can select between them on the top left side of the window if you wanted so the maps will be slightly different on each selection.
also you can put a post code(zip code) in the coordinate box and it will direct you to it

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Dang cabinetman, She' Naked and I see what you're doing too That will blind you

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Dang cabinetman, She' Naked and I see what you're doing too That will blind you

You've been misinformed. The truth is if you don't you'll go blind. Actually my eyesight has improved the older I get, and I'm expecting x-ray vision very soon.
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These are pretty recent images too--at least within the last year. The view of our house shows our show trailer, which we've had for only about a year. But it wouldn't find my parents's home in Tennessee! Hmmm

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I think they piece different pictures together to get one overall picture, cuz' think about it, how can you take a picture of the whole earth at one time????? It's a GLOBE!!!!!
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they make them up from many diff sources. Some areas are much older, even in B/W , lower priority wilderness near the nothing.

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Anyone know if there is a way to keep the superzoom in focus?
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Anyone know if there is a way to keep the superzoom in focus?

Mine usually re-focuses after it stops. Might take 5 seconds or 30.
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type in area 51 in search bar you`ll be surprised
(with google map selected on top left of window and a space between area and 51)

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It's a GLOBE!!!!!
Who told you that??? Did Mr. Columbus tell you that? He's lying...LYING I say. The earth is flat!!!!

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