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March 08, 2009

Evolving Neighbourhood Maps: Google Earth Vs. Bhuvan

Zoom in and click on an area to see details

Bird’s-eye view: A satellite image by Cartosat-2 of Khairatabad and its surroundings in Hyderabad. Such satellites shoot images of objects as small as a car to build a three-dimensional map of the world.
"If Google Earth shows details upto 200 metres distance and Wikimapia upto 50 metres, Bhuvan will show images upto 10 metres, which means you can easily see details upto a three floor high building and also add information." Times of India

2 comments:

Our Food Recipes said...

You have a very informative blogs on maps...cheers.
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colocation said...

This is really interesting information. I am going to see if I can find my house on it.