Google Earth Takes You Back In Time

In the new version of Google Earth, you can compare aerial imagery from the past with current development on the site.

While the majority of the imagery is currently US based, with some areas back as far as 1950, London can be viewed from 1999 onwards and other parts of the UK from 2001. It does make some interesting comparisons and could prove invaluable for the teaching of urban growth and urban sprawl.

Full Story: Google Earth 5.0 Includes Historical Imagery - View Urban Growth/Sprawl

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