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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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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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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’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 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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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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While exploring through latest satellite imagery updates, it was amazing to discover the noticeable development progress for New Islamabad International Airport (Officially Gandhara International Airport). As usual, limited information access to public by government and so limited coverage by media, the exact location and progress of the airport has been a myth. The latest satellite…

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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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