Virtual Earth Imagery Release, January 2009

A really really really HUGE Virtual Earth imagery release this month, 100TB 37TB! And guess what? Paris, France also got Bird’s eye photos now, yay!

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Obliques (Bird’s Eye, International)

FranceParis, Nantes, St Quentin, Pau, Montauban, Lorient, Calais, Dunkerque, St. Nazaire, Quimper, Le Havre, Caen, Beauvais, Angers, Rennes
GermanyBerlin, Rhur Valley
IrelandDublin
ItalyLamezia, Gela, Taranto, Rimini, Reggio di Calabria, Piacenza, Parma, Palermo, Monza, Lecce, Cosenza, Catania, L’Aquila, Bologna, Bari, Salerno
NetherlandsPurmerend, Amsterdam
RomaniaBucharest
SpainToledo, Tarragona, Lleida
SwedenMalmo & Lund, Uppsala, Stockholm, Linkoping, Goteborg
United KingdomPreston, Portsmouth, Cheltenham & Gloucester, Caerphilly, Bournemouth, Hereford, Brighton & Worthing, Manchester, St. Albans

High Resolution Orthos (International)

Great Britain – England, Scotland
Greece – Thessaloniki
Japan – Oita, Kagoshima, Shizuoka, Sendai, Shuto
Norway – Vestfold, Harstad, Mjoseregionen, Tromso
Portugal – Lisbon
Spain – Madrid, Santiago, Guipizcoa, Coruna, Tarragona, Sevilla

Obliques (Bird’s Eye, United States)

ArizonaPima County
CaliforniaVentura County, Yolo County, Orange County, Butte County, Madera County, Tulare County
ColoradoAdams County
DelawareDover
FloridaLake County, Collier County
GeorgiaBulloch County, Cobb County, Forsyth County
IdahoKootenai County
IllinoisLa Salle County, Kankakee County, Winnebago County, Kendall County, Grundy County, Will County, Chicago, St. Clair County
IndianaAnderson, Porter County, Tippecanoe County, Vigo County, Hendricks County, Huntington County, Hamilton County, Huntington County
IowaRock Island County
MarylandFrederick County, Charles County
MichiganLivingston County, Allegan County, St. Clair County, Kent County, Eaton County, Bay County, Lenawee County
MinnesotaSteele County, St. Cloud, Huston County, Winono County, Dakota County, Scott County, Carver County, Hennepin County, Kandiyohi County, Anoka County
MissouriButler County, Franklin County, Andrew County, Pemiscot County, Jasper County, Jefferson County
New JerseyGloucester County
New YorkGenesse County, Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County, Oneida County
North CarolinaHenderson County, Randolph County, Wayne County, Johnston County, Richmond County, Guidford County, Currituck County
OhioGeauga County
PennsylvaniaCumberland County
South CarolinaHorry County,
TennesseeMontgomery County
TexasWilliamson County, San Jacinto County, Collin County, Grayson County, Midland County, Parker County, Harris County, Wise County, Hays County
VirginiaLynchburg County, Russell County, Chesterfield County, Suffolk County, Roanoke City County
Wisconsin Rock County, Jefferson County, Winnebago County, Marathon County, Walworth County, Fond du Lac County

High Resolution Orthos (United States)

CA – Anaheim, Pasadena, East Los Angeles
FL – West Palm Beach, Orlando
CO – Arvada
MO – St. Louis
NJ – Trenton
NV – Henderson
TX – Mesquite, Garland, Arlington, Plano, Bellaire

This release also includes the first use of the Digital Globe satellite imagery Microsoft licensed a few months ago. Warning! Huge List!

Satellite (Digital Globe)

Albania – Berat, Butrint, Pogradec, Velipoje
Bulgaria – Nessebar, Pleven, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Bosnia and Herzegovina – Banja Luka
Brazil – Anapolis, Curitiba, Florianopolis, Foz do Iguacu, Goiania, Guaruja, Joinville, Juiz de Fora, Limeira, Londrina, Macapa, Maringa, Paulista, Pelotas, Petropolis, Piracicaba, Ponta Grossa, Porto, Ribeirao Preto, Rio Branco, Teresina, Uberaba, Uberlandia
Canada – Abbotsford, Alma, Barrie, Bowmanville, Fort McMurray, Kingston, Milton, North Bay, Penticton, Prince Albert, Sudbury, Swift, Sydney Nova Scotia, Timmins, Trenton, Val d Or, Victoriaville, Walnut Grove, Yorkton
China – Anyang, Baoding, Baoji, Baotou, Bengbu, Changzhi, Chongqing, Dandong, Dongguan, Dongling, Dongying, Dunhuang, Jiamusi, Jiaozhou, Jilin, Jixi, Kashgar, Liaoyang, Panjin, Panzhihua, Qitaihe, Shiyan, Siping, Yangjiang, Yangzhou, Yichang, Yinchuan, Yingkou
Croatia – Osijek, Pula, Rijeka, Slavonski Brod, Zadar
Estonia – Elva, Maardul and Tallin, Rapla, Saue, Sillamae and Tallin, Tartu, Turi
Hungary – Gyor, Miskolc, Mohacs, Zalaegerszeg
India – Agartala, Ahmadnagar, Aizawl, Akola, Aligarh, Alwar, Amravati, Anantapur, Ara, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bathinda, Belgum, Bhilwara, Bidar, Bihar, Bikaner, Bilaspur, Bokaro, Brahmapur, Burhanpur, Chandrapur, Daman, Darbhanga, Davangere, Dehra Dun, Dewas, Dhanbad, Dhule, Dispur, Etawah, Farrukhabad, Firozabad, Gandhinagar, Ganganagar, Gangtok, Gulbarga, Gwalior, Hapur, Hospet, Ichalkaranji, Imphal, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jalgaon, Jalna, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jhansi, Karimnagar, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kharagpur, Kohima, Kolhapur, Korba, Kota, Kurnool, Latur, Madhyamgram, Mathura, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Muzaffarpur, Nadiad, Nagercoil, Nanded, Nasik, Ongole, Ozhukarai, Pali, Panaji, Panipat, Parbhani, Port Blair, Quilon Kollam Calicut, Raichur, Rajkot, Rajpur Sonarpur, Rampur, Ratlam, Raurkela Township, Rewa, Rohtak, Sagar, Saharanpur, Sambalpur, Sangli, Satna, Secunderabad, Shahjahanpur, Shimla, Shimoga, Shliguri, Sholapur, Sikar, Sonipat, Thanjavur, Trichur, Tumkur, Udaipur, Ujjain, Ulubaria, Vadodara, Veraval, Yamunanagar
Lithuania – Alytus, Livani, Salaspils
Moldova – Soroca
Mexico – Chilpancingo, Coatzacoalcos, Irapuato, Los Cocales, Los Mochis Ahome, Matamoros, Merida, Morelia, Oaxaca de Juarez, Pachuca de Soto, Puerto Penasco, San Blas, Tapachula, Tehuacan, Torreon, Veracruz
Montenegro – Budva, Tivat
Panama –  David and Bajo Boquete
Poland – Hajnowka, Kolobrzeg, Malbork, Olsztyn, Poznan, Sopot, Torun
Romania  – Galati, Giurgiu, Hermannstadt, Medgidia, Slatina, Timisoara
Russia – Andropov, Armavir, Balakovo, Barnaul, Belgorod, Bratsk, Chita, Derbent, Grozny, Kaluga, Kolomenskoye, Kyzyl, Piatigorsk, Pskov, Pyatigorsk, Shakhty, Shushinskoe, Smolensk, Soci, Sokhumi, Stary Oskol, Stavropol, Sterlitamak, Tambov, Tskhinvali, Volgodonsk, Zlatoust
Serbia – Apatin, Novi Sad, Obrenovac
Slovakia – Liptovsky Mikulas, Piestany, Presburg
Turkey – Aydin, Bandirma, Batman, Buyukcekmece, Cesme Izmir, Corum, Didim, Dogubeyazit, Erzurum, Giresun, Kas, Koycegis, Kutahya, Milas, Oludeniz, Osmaniye, Pamukkale, Samsun, Serik, Siirt, Zonguldak
Ukraine – Berdyansk, Bila Tserkva, Bilhorod, Boryspil, Chernihiv, Enerhodar, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnitskiy, Lviv, Mykolayiv, Nikopoll, Poltava, Simferopol, Ternopil, Yevpatoriya
South Africa – Barberton, Carletonville, De Aar, Ladysmith, Madikwe Game Reserve, Newcastle, Paarl, Pietermaritzburg, Plettenberg Bay, Queenstown, Sabie, Saldanha, Sasolburg, Stanger

All I can say to this really is, wow! Is there anything still missing? Go on, check it out on Live Maps.

Speaking of Live Maps, Live Maps India v2 got released. Besides this update they now also offer an API for accessing the Indian map tiles in your applications via an AJAX Control or SOAP XML Web Services. Check out the full details on this over at Chris Pendleton’s.