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Q: Lat & long sat photos ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   3 Comments )
Subject: Lat & long sat photos
Category: Science
Asked by: whfreeman-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 31 Mar 2004 15:01 PST
Expires: 30 Apr 2004 16:01 PDT
Question ID: 323191
Is there a way to input a latitude and longitude and see a satelite or
aerial photo around the globe?
Subject: Re: Lat & long sat photos
Answered By: skermit-ga on 31 Mar 2004 15:28 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Terraserver is your best bet. They buy up declassified spy satellite
photos, and also commercial photos, and offer some pretty high
resolution pictures for free. They of course offer higher resolution
for printing as a service. Here's a link to their lat/long seach.
Please note though, most of the non-US countries might not have every
square mile mapped out just yet, and I've also provided a link to the
providers which source Terraserver and the international areas they

Additional Links:

Search by lat/long:

Famous landmarks:

Major cities (US & international):

List of their providers (with specific area listings if you click on details):

Thank you for your question and I'm glad I could find an answer for you.

whfreeman-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Just what I was looking for!  Thanks

Subject: Re: Lat & long sat photos
From: mbeenon-ga on 01 Apr 2004 16:36 PST
This address will bring you to an excellent source of true-color
satellite imagery. Type anything into the image gallery search engine
and amazing images will be provided. ie. great lakes, canada, usa or
whatever. Even typing the latitude and longitude values will bring
Subject: Re: Lat & long sat photos
From: mbeenon-ga on 01 Apr 2004 16:37 PST
silly me forgot to enter the link.  here it is
Subject: Re: Lat & long sat photos
From: neural_net-ga on 13 Apr 2004 16:47 PDT
This is also a great site for viewing the earth at any lat/long position:

Play around with all of the controls available, some are pretty cool.

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