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« on: 14/08/2007 00:31:20 »
I thought i would be cool if we posted the satelite views of where we live


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« Reply #1 on: 14/08/2007 00:38:00 »
Where did you find such a good view!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 14/08/2007 00:38:32 »
"Sunny day..." what?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 14/08/2007 00:41:13 »
Is it google earth?
 

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« Reply #4 on: 14/08/2007 00:53:12 »
Yes Karen its Google earth.

I could have zoomed in a little bit further without losing too much quality but then you wouldnt have seen my car. :)
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« Reply #5 on: 14/08/2007 01:28:22 »
Do you have a link . I lost mine when my last computer went down..
 

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« Reply #7 on: 14/08/2007 01:47:58 »
My House !




 

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« Reply #8 on: 14/08/2007 02:19:49 »
Thanks Michael Here it is!

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« Reply #9 on: 14/08/2007 02:20:53 »
My House !






Nice view Neily! LOL I like the yellow house!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 14/08/2007 02:24:03 »
Why is the image quality so bad on my end is it just our Satelites stink!
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« Reply #11 on: 14/08/2007 02:25:27 »
Jeeesh you guys have tons of neighbors!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 14/08/2007 03:17:14 »
My House !






I do hope that the Queen is aware that you share her residence :D
 

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« Reply #13 on: 14/08/2007 07:28:24 »
Here's me...

 

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« Reply #14 on: 14/08/2007 07:47:01 »
Where are you Stuart? Did you mark it and I can't see it?
 

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« Reply #15 on: 14/08/2007 09:42:53 »
I'm in the village in the middle marked "Hinterzarten".
 

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« Reply #16 on: 14/08/2007 09:47:11 »
Thanks stuart!
 

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« Reply #17 on: 14/08/2007 12:16:50 »
Why is the image quality so bad on my end is it just our Satelites stink!

Same satellites.  In general, one would expect the satellite to spend more time taking more detailed pictures of areas of greater interest (i.e. metropolitan areas); although it could also be, if they are US satellites, that the US deliberately don't want high quality images of the US for security reasons, but are less concerned about compromising the security of the UK (in Soviet Russia, it was even difficult to get hold of high quality maps as they were seen as a potential aide to any foe that might choose to invade).
 

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« Reply #18 on: 14/08/2007 12:24:11 »
Resolution goes up over time, presumably they're gradually updating it. Cambridge (high geek population) has been available at very high res for some time, whereas Ipswich (where I grew up, a rather less tech focused town) is only now getting a higher degree of detail. I rather suspect there's some algorithm that means they prioritise the upgrading of resolution according to which areas of the map get a lot of hits.
Of course, Cambridge is also of interest as a tourist destiation etc, but interestingly Oxford (which can be grouped with Cambridge in many ways, not least the number of tour parties it attracts) was well behind  for a while.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 14/08/2007 12:53:14 »
Where are you Stuart? Did you mark it and I can't see it?

NICE !!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 14/08/2007 14:37:19 »
There is NO WAY I would live that close to people. The closest person now is 1/4 a mile and I like that. LoL. Looks like a nice house though!
 

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« Reply #21 on: 14/08/2007 15:06:51 »
This is where I'm living at the moment.

And this is where I moved from


I sold the house in Suffolk as it was a bit too big for just 1 person.

Incidentally, Ryan, my nearest neighbour was about 1/2 a mile away so I could turn my amps up as loud as I wanted  :)
 

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« Reply #22 on: 14/08/2007 15:09:31 »
Oh Yeah Talk about my 10 watt amp all the way up..I can't wait until I get at least a 50. The mile away neighbors will be yelling at me. LoL.

Nice houses!
 

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« Reply #23 on: 14/08/2007 15:10:55 »
My house in Suffolk was called Beaverland  :D
 

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« Reply #24 on: 14/08/2007 15:20:07 »
Haha I like your old house. I tried getting a picture of where I live BUT no because they havne't updated it in 30 years and its black and white. Let me check another site.
 

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