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November 30, 2012 1:26 PM

The lost island of Google Earth

How many of us have marveled at the images on Google Earth, data-diving from geo-sync orbit to our driveway with the simple toggle of an arrow key? And how many of us took Google Earth to be a compendium of full-fidelity images from space – an image, available on any cell phone, that ancient explorers could only dream of: the world as it is.

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