Yahoo! Maps beta with satellite imagery
April 12, 2006
Today we added global satellite imagery to Yahoo! Maps beta. The new satellite imagery will help people visualize maps, driving directions, and local search, and is available across Yahoo! and to developers through our APIs.
Read the full post on Yahoo! Search blog: Mo’ Beta Maps
First time to look at Yahoo! Maps beta. I like the small widget on top right to quickly browse and zoom around; the larger updates accordingly.
Map coverage and satellite details (zoom levels) do not compare well with those of Google Maps yet. At least not in Tok yo (where I live) or in Pes cara (where I was born). Note that all maps linked above are at maximum zoom level on satellite view.