Google Maps

Trying to get some information on Google Maps. Here are a few interesting facts from the WikiPedia entry:

* Most of the world’s current satellite imagery is over 5 years old.
* “Satellite” images are often taken with airplanes.
* “In September 2005, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Google Maps quickly updated its satellite imagery of New Orleans to allow users to view the extent of the flooding in various parts of that city. (Oddly, in March 2007, imagery showing hurricane damage was replaced with images from before the storm; this replacement was not made on Google Earth, which still uses post-Katrina imagery).”
* “Google Ditu shows the disputed border areas between China and India as being part of China, while on Google Maps those disputed areas are shown inside dotted lines.”

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