Google Imagery Upadate: Changa Manga & Balloki Headworks

Google’s fresh satellite imagery update is here. Although, for Pakistan this turns out to be rather small update as compared to previous imagery update but it covers the important settlements and landmarks throughout the country. The imagery update can be seen at Google Earth by downloading the Google Earth KML file to see the new…
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Coloured Mountains of Balochistan, Satellite Imagery Update

If you have been wondering whether amazing journey through beautiful land of Balochistan still has to bring more surprises then wait no more with latest satellite imagery update for Pakistan by Google Earth. This update though very small but in major covers the living settlements which is helpful for mappers mapping at Google Map Maker….
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More Balochistan – Satellite Imagery 12th December

As you may already remember some of the exciting undiscovered Balochistan we brought in our last imagery update, here is more Balochistan to explore. In recent satellite imagery update by Google Earth during week of 12th December, many more pleasant features unleash. Following screenshot mentions the settlements of Jiwani, Laura and Okar near Ganz (one…
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Undiscovered Balochistan – Satellite Imagery 28th November

Google has produced a new global set of updated satellite imagery on 28th November 2011. This satellite imagery covers huge area in Pakistan and significantly important towns and settlements. You can download the Google Earth KML file and see the marked areas with updated satellite imagery. You can also subscribe to emails with Follow your…
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Google Imagery Update: Khojak Railway Tunnel & Kalam Valley

Here is the latest satellite imagery update by Google. This update is relatively small but it covers the important places. Google announcement at Lat-Long blog has featured the runway of Peshawar International Airport. This imagery update provides the fresh satellite imagery for Kalam Valley which is one of the most attractive place for tourists in…
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Google Satellite Imagery Updates – September/October

There have been smaller but unannounced imagery updates in months of September & October. The updates were published to Google’s default satellite imagery KML file on September 7th, September 21st and the recent one on October 5th. Although all of these imagery updates were smaller in size for Pakistan but they cover some of the…
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Google Satellite Imagery Update – 29 August 2011

Google’s fresh satellite imagery update is here and stands out the second update in same month. Although, for Pakistan this turns out to be rather small update as compared to recent update on 15 August. Hyderabad, Sindh is one of few towns that are updated in this announcement. Following areas are covered in this satellite…
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Google satellite imagery update – 15 August 2011

Google will be announcing a fresh set of satellite imagery update made on 15th August 2011. This fresh update is very large as compared to last month update. The imagery update can be seen at Google Earth by downloading the Google Earth KML file to see the new imagery marked with red rectangular. You can…
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Google Updates Satellite Imagery For Pakistan – 18th July 2011

There is a latest imagery update by Google for its geo products. As usual, Pakistan keeps getting the high resolution satellite imagery update. Current update can be either seen through official KML file in Google Earth. You can also subscribe to Follow your World tool to get updates about any satellite imagery updates in your…
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Mapping Parties in Islamabad, Lahore & Karachi

After a long gap since we had a debut mapping party in Lahore at FAST-NU in early 2010, here comes the party season for this year. This year party season includes three mapping parties that are going to be in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi on 7th, 9th & 10th June respectively. These mapping parties basically…
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Tour de Pakistan – An adventurous journey of Sohail Abid & Neeli

I am having this dream for quite some time now: to wander all around Pakistan once before getting married… And I hope to turn this dream into reality any time now. I am planning for it these days: getting things done, finishing client projects, and buying necessary stuff. It will be quite an experience. I…
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Mapping Critical Features in Pakistan – Google Map Maker

Map data at Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Maps Mobile comes from various data sources. These sources include the official map data for most of the countries that usually comes from their survey departments. Google is now replacing the purchased/hired map data with their intellectual proprietorial data coming through contributions from Google Map Maker. Since Google Map…
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