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Google Earth time-lapse feature winds clock back 37 years



Google Earth has launched a time-lapse feature that lets users wind back the clock and see how the world has changed over several decades.

 

The feature uses millions of satellite images from the past 37 years to let people scroll through time.

 

It allows people to see, for example, the retreat of glaciers alongside global warming, or the deforestation of the Amazon over time.

 

The company says it is the biggest update to Google Earth in four years.

 

Google Earth uses similar technology to the widely used Maps product, but is more focused on geology and exploration than public transport and directions.

 

Users can access the tool in a web browser, and the feature comes with some p...
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Kurdish woman stabbed to death by her husband in France


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