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Google Maps Mania: Want to be on Google Maps? Be in Sydney, Australia Jan. 26th!

Google is planning to take aerial photos of the city of Sydney, Australia on January 26th, 2007 and it has invited everyone to take part! They’ve set up a Google Maps powered plane-tracker website that will tell you what time the plane is expected for various times in the day by clicking within the fly-zone of the plane

Here are some more links from Google Maps Mania…
Official Page: Australia Day 2007 on Google Maps
Sydney Morning Herald: Google wants to put you on the map- Stephen Hutcheon gets the scoop on the event from Google Australia’s head of engineering, Lars Rasmussen.
Mashup Blog (SMH): Smile for the Google cameras

Recent Post:Google Maps Australia is now live(with new Aus mashups)

HT to cityofsound

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About the author: Mike Thomas P.Eng. ENV SP, is the author of UrbanWorkbench.com and Director of Engineering at the City of Revelstoke in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada.

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