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Google Maps for Spying
Google Maps ^ | 6/26/13 | Internet

Posted on 06/26/2013 3:05:42 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight

Google launched a new Maps product with STUNNING resolution today. A lot of sleuthing and spying needs to be done, and coordinates are needed for points of interest (POI)

Please post interesting points' GPS coordinates. You can Paste these into Google Maps and hit search and then zoom in as far as you can go.

(Excerpt) Read more at maps.google.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: foreign; google; maps; spying
POI 01 - Chinese Communist Nuclear Submarines: 38.817548, 121.493546
1 posted on 06/26/2013 3:05:42 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Forgive me if I am not seeing anything new? What am I missing?


2 posted on 06/26/2013 3:07:44 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: MeganC

Ping


3 posted on 06/26/2013 3:10:37 PM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: MeganC

took me a moment as well. change the view to “satellite” in the upper right hand corner. at this location there are, what appears to be, two submarines at dock.


4 posted on 06/26/2013 3:11:07 PM PDT by garyb
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To: MeganC

No better res. for me either. Looks the same but loads 5 times slower than my original ‘Google Earth’ page.


5 posted on 06/26/2013 3:28:35 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

The images of my home are at least 2 years old...


6 posted on 06/26/2013 3:33:18 PM PDT by jurroppi1
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To: garyb

I see that but the resolution is not remarkably better than what I’m used to on Google.


7 posted on 06/26/2013 3:35:47 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

An anecdotal story, I checked on my former home in “google earth” and zooming in I can see my ex-husband pulling weeds.


8 posted on 06/26/2013 3:39:35 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: jurroppi1

The overhead view is at least a year and some change old. I see my old dark Ranger XLT and old driveway layout. I drive a white truck now.

Streetview shows the new driveway layout though.


9 posted on 06/26/2013 3:40:17 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: jurroppi1

A couple years ago I was doing mass deployments of PCs and laptops for a state agency with offices in every county that specializes in welfare.

Anyway a couple of Google maps were way off base. I wrote them back and they acknowledged me and thanked me for the update.

When the few times online maps failed (usually in the small and underdeveloped counties), I found that there is at least one person at a convenience store that knows where that office is. Another pattern I picked up on was that those offices weren’t too far away from DOT and NG Armories.


10 posted on 06/26/2013 3:45:18 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: machogirl

You sure he wasn’t smoking them?


11 posted on 06/26/2013 3:46:28 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: OneVike

lol, As far as I know, during the 21 years we were married he didn’t.


12 posted on 06/26/2013 3:52:05 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Several other posters are unimpressed by it, but I am certain the resolution is at least twice as good as previously, and perhaps more so. I compared places I've zoomed in on before with the current edition, and there is just no comparison--much better now. Where I was frustrated in the past by the blurriness at high magnification, now it's much sharper.

Having said that, however, I'm not sure you can zoom in quite as closely now. They may have compensated for the increased clarity by reducing magnification capability. However, you can always use your browser's zoom function to get closer.

13 posted on 06/26/2013 3:57:34 PM PDT by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God IS, and (2) God IS GOOD?)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Not just submarines.There Boomers. SSBN’s.


14 posted on 06/26/2013 3:59:39 PM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Hebrews 11:6

http://google-latlong.blogspot.de/2013/06/only-clear-skies-on-google-maps-and.html


15 posted on 06/26/2013 4:01:25 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.)
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To: Hebrews 11:6

I’d humbly suggest a monitor upgrade to those who can’t see the difference. They look STUNNING on my ~30 inch Apple HD, and even better on the Retina Mac Book Pro...


16 posted on 06/26/2013 4:02:54 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Look up your neat little local FEMA camp. You may be visiting it soon!


17 posted on 06/26/2013 4:09:27 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

I only use for pools in Vegas.


18 posted on 06/26/2013 4:09:44 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

If you go to Google maps after you find what you want, there is an icon to create a link to what you see.

http://maps.google.com/?ll=38.81755,121.49355&spn=0.011185,0.017059&t=h&z=16


19 posted on 06/26/2013 4:14:22 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (If you keep your crayons in the box you can't color.)
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To: machogirl

LOL.


20 posted on 06/26/2013 4:20:21 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Area 51 looks good. Two JANET aircraft, some Black Hawks and four F-16s.


21 posted on 06/26/2013 4:31:53 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: MeganC
"I see that but the resolution is not remarkably better than what I’m used to on Google."

Looking at the old homestead, the views appear to be much clearer, but there is no additional "depth of zoom". Max magnification looks about the same as ever.....just clearer/less pixellated.

22 posted on 06/26/2013 4:41:32 PM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: Wonder Warthog

I don’t believe I’ve been able to see the Rav-Vac in my pool before, let alone the hose leading to it!


23 posted on 06/26/2013 8:03:56 PM PDT by tv_techie
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