Here are all articles tagged with "Google Map Maker".

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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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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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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Pakistan has seen extensive mapping since Google Map Maker was first launched in mid 2008. Lahore is a city that has been featured many times as an example of this rapidly successful initiative. Following video provides an overview of Lahore being mapped from 23 June 2008 to February 2009 [1]. Just in one year, Pakistan…

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The latest satellite imagery update for Google mapping products is here. The updates actually was released on 18th April 2011 while it was announced at Google Lat-Long blog only on 26th April 2011. You can download this KML (Google Earth format) file and surf the updated areas marked in red rectangular. The satellite imagery again…

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Today Google released updates for Google Map Maker. Official announcement at Google Official Blog reveals the most awaited opening; Map Maker for United States of America and Map Your World announcement forum lists out the number of useful interface updates and exciting tools. The Google Map Maker update that has been named as Columbus Redux announces the following…

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There is huge imagery update from Google to its mapping products. This update titled as Imagery Update: Japan & beyond covering the high resolution satellite imagery for Japan specifically for areas hit by recent earthquake & tsunami disaster. Google describes the level of urgency to imagery updates for Japan as follows: It was just two…

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This article is regarding mapping the administrative regions in Pakistan at Google Map Maker and their importance in addressing a feature’s location. One of the most important topics for mapping an area is related to administrative regions. Mappers at Google Map Maker have been found with a common misunderstanding of the basic structure and linkages…

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