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Can we go beyond Google Earth / Wikimapia

November 10, 2008

ISRO is working on a project ‘Bhuvan’ which will map the Earth using Satellite. This will show images up to 10 metres. The first prototype will be available by November.

DETAILS ABOUT BHUVAN

Google Earth                                     Bhuvan

Zoom levels up to 200 mt                  Zoom levels up to 10 mt

Single layer information                     Multi-layer information

Images upgraded every 4 years          Images upgraded every year

No alternate viewing options             Options of viewing on different dates

Uses international satellites              Uses Indian satellites

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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