Updated Google Earth Imagery for May 2008

The Google Earth globe.

This entry is cross-posted from my primary blog.

It’s been seven months since new high-resolution satellite imagery was released in Google Earth for the Philippines. So on May 13, Google updated their Google Earth data with tons of new and updated satellite imagery for our country via their usual question and answer blog posts.

Screenshot of Google Earth showing Silliman University.

Here’s a non-exhaustive listing of places that have new hi-res satellite photos courtesy of DigitalGlobe: Aparri, Cagayan; Tuguegarao City, Cagayan; Infanta, Quezon; Naga City, Camarines Sur; Masbate City, Masbate; Iloilo City, Iloilo; most of Guimaras; Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental; Surigao City, Surigao del Norte; Lake Sebu, South Cotabato; Sarangani Islands, Davao del Sur; Culion, Palawan; and parts of Romblon. Shown above is Silliman University in Dumaguete.

Here’s a history of previous satellite imagery updates to Google Earth with representative places:

  • April 2006: Cagayan de Oro City, Davao City, Cotabato City, Butuan City, Bislig City
  • June 2006: Metro Manila, Laoag City, Pangasinan, Legazpi City, Cebu City, Bacolod City, Iligan City, Zamboanga City, Puerto Princesa City
  • October 2006: La Union, Batangas City, Puerto Galera, General Santos City, and CitySphere image of Metro Manila

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May 15, 2008
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  1. osvanil wrote on June 6, 2008 @ 12:29AM

    gostaria de fazer atualizaçao do google heart

  2. eufracio c. orcullo wrote on June 28, 2008 @ 03:21PM

    With Google Earth satellite photos it is very easy to trace locations.

  3. Paul Jaysent Fos wrote on November 2, 2008 @ 08:32PM

    Hello. this is a nice map site. tnx Google Earth.

  4. cj wrote on March 23, 2009 @ 09:29AM

    wow so very gud google earth

  5. christian wrote on October 24, 2009 @ 10:42AM

    pls….. viset my country

  6. ricky wrote on January 6, 2010 @ 10:34PM

    Improved! Approved!

  7. AirL wrote on January 15, 2010 @ 01:32AM

    nice…very nice google earth…

  8. jefferson manalang.g wrote on January 29, 2010 @ 12:58PM

    can i see my own home

  9. Bea Dela Cruc wrote on March 2, 2010 @ 01:17AM

    google earth is amazing…

  10. Eduardo G. Sanchez wrote on April 11, 2010 @ 09:24AM

    I wish to be recipient of your program.

  11. jojo wrote on June 28, 2010 @ 08:33PM


  12. Moncler UK wrote on August 24, 2011 @ 05:04PM

    ok! very good!
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    thank you!

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