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    Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    That is claimed to be 98 per cent coverage of the world's populated area.
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Blimey.....

    I remember when Ordnance Survey was the mutt's nuts!!
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    It's an impressive feat. But I rarely use it tbh. If I'm driving somewhere tricky then I might familiarise myself, but rarely.

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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Since we cant street view there Im guessing that part of the the other 2% would be North Korea.

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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    I used to be on street view, walking back from the shops near where I work. Not any more. Progress? Pah.

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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    I used to be on street view, walking back from the shops near where I work. Not any more. Progress? Pah.
    There should be a drop-down in the top left to view earlier images... I use it often at work.
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    There should be a drop-down in the top left to view earlier images... I use it often at work.
    Aha, I will take a look, thanks...

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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    Aha, I will take a look, thanks...
    It's next to a clock icon that says StreetView, which opens a mini-pic and a date slider beneath.
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Cool, now I can still see my back from 50 yards away!

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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Stopped using it other then when I truely have to. I find the interface terrible to maneover around and getting from maps to streetview seems to be very hit and miss, sometimes the icon is there, other times it isn't.
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Stopped using it other then when I truely have to. I find the interface terrible to maneover around and getting from maps to streetview seems to be very hit and miss, sometimes the icon is there, other times it isn't.
    Just F5 it.
    I use it a LOT at work, as it's far easier than driving 120 miles just to look at a manhole. It's not bad, long as you have fast internet... and preferably a mouse. Trackpad sucks.
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    Re: Google Maps Street View covers >10 million miles of roadway

    I wonder how many open wifi networks they found in the process.

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