Google Maps gets clearer

Google maps last week issued an update that made the rosolution far clearer on pretty much everything, taking the image quality to similar standards as Google Earth. The notorious white cloud has gone, leaving Cape Town exposed, so I thought I’d highlight a few sights.

RSAWeb Offices

Robben Island Close Up

Clifton 4th Beach

V & A Waterfront

Newlands Cricket and Rugby Stadiums

Its amazing to see your home town from the air.

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  1. [...] It looks like Google maps have been busy updating pretty much all their map’s image resolution, taking the image quality to similar standards as Google Earth. The notorious white cloud has gone, leaving Cape Town exposed. (courtesy of Techblog) I went searching and spotted our Gravit8 offices, next door to the Cape Town City Police Station. The image quality is great, the Police station’s blueprint makes the Prison Break series a reality for some genius brother of a Cape Town gangster sitting in a holding cell. [...]


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