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Slap Maxwell

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I know this must be old news.. but has anyone downloaded Google Earth? I am absolutely SPEECHLESS at the power of this program.

These pictures show me zooming in on Earth.


Lets see... here is the earth.

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Here is England

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Here is London

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And how about a trip to the Members Of Parliment?

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(https://earth.google.com/)
 

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Sweet!!! I'm going to download it now.
 

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Oh my gosh yes! This was on guinea lynx! It's fun because if you know an exact address, it zooms right to the house! It's very powerful.
 

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Here is where the Cavy Spirit Rescue is near i'm assuming because she said it was off route 92 and near the fiesta gardens.

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Aww! I can't download it so can one of you close-up on my house? If it's possible..

I'm in Finland, Tampere(<- city name). Tohlopinkatu 15 E 19 . Hopefully it can be done.

Hehe..I just want to see my house on the little screen thingy..XD..
 

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I have a mac so I can't use it :(
 

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Silly me - I started downloading it, waiting for ages. Turns out we already have it on our computer! It is amazing slap. I typed in my town but it was very blurred, but when we typed in somewhere else it was so clear. Laura, I've got to go now but if I get time later I'll try to find your house!
 

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I haven't downloaded that, but I have played around with their online satellite mapping. Very cool stuff.
 

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The reason some places are blurry is because they are very rural. My town for example, is barely viewable.
 

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I can't make anything out at all in my town. However, I was most impressed by the clarity of some - I can get a clear picture of the tall ship I worked on for 3 months in Toronto!
 

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Slap or anyone else
I am stuck with a terrible computer with dial-up connection where I am. Can someone please look up my house on Google Earth and save/post the picture for me?

My home's address is 619 Mandeville st, New Orleans Louisiana 70117

Even if it's really bad, I still need to know. My house is rectagular with a flat white roof so it should be easily visible. It is set back off the street with a 4 car parking lot out front. There should be only one car in the lot, a burgundy Honda Accord.
 

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Voodoo- unfortunetily Google Earth is not live. Let me look on one website with live shots. I am hoping for the best.
 

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Thanks Slap. Anything you can find may help. The one satelite image I found was ok. I could see my home and it appears to be still standing but I can't see details at all. There may or may not be a large tree on my house. Inquiring minds need to know.
 

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Unfortunetily the up to date shots had your house lying right where I couldn't see it, however, it looks very good. They whole area your house in appears to be very dry. The first picture is your house on Google Earth, the second shows your area (top middle). The brown is dry and the green is flooded.
 

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OK, here are some more. In the first, your area is on the middle top, and on the second it is the middle bottom.





Sorry, I can't get anything closer.
 

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Slap, Thank you. In the first picture you posted that is the best shot I've seen. You can actually see my house clearly. The mapping got it wrong. It's not in the crosshairs but is the large white rectangle near the very top of the screen above the 619.

Are you sure that picture is post Katrina? I think it must be because I don't see enough cars parked on the street but I want to make sure.
 

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No, Google Earth isn't live, I used it as a reference for finding your house.
 

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Hi Slap -- This is Louie, Elly's husband. Elly went to bed.

I know Google Earth isn't live, but they do seem to have post-Katrina images available judging from their website info. Here's the link they provide: https://earth.google.com/katrina.html

I'm working on an ancient computer that can't pull up the images. If you can find our house POST Katrina, that would be great.

I'll be up for a little while and check back.

Louie
 

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I am looking now Louie.
 

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You rule. L
 
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