With more than 680,000 residents within a few kilometers of it, scientists keep a close eye on Japan's Sakurajima Volcano. A few weeks ago a new advisory was put out for the volcano andan image was captured by NASA less than an hour later. In the image you can clearly see the plume trail stretchi... (more) Google has just released a big batch of Street View imagery, including the Grand Canyon, the country of Lithuania, parts of Japan and various other small sections in the United States. Thanks to GEB readers 'Munden' and 'Micah' for letting us know about it!
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When Google Earth 7 was released last year it brought with it a variety of excellent new features. Among them was the new "tour guide", allowing you to ride along on a tour of famous locations.
Google has just announced that they've added 100,000 more tours across 200 countries, with more than 1... (more)