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February 25th, 2013
Esri and DigitalGlobe Expand World Imagery Map

The new update includes 30 cm imagery for the continental United States down to 1:1,000 scale, and 60 cm imagery for large parts of Western Europe down to 1:2,000 scale. Throughout 2013, Esri and DigitalGlobe will grow the map with more than 100 million square kilometers of updated high-quality imagery, making it one of the most detailed free basemap services available.

“We are excited to offer our users over 100 million sq km of new imagery at resolutions of 30 cm for the US and 60 cm for Europe,” says Christophe Charpentier, Esri’s Group Product Manager for ArcGIS Content.  “This is a breakthrough improvement thanks to our partnership with DigitalGlobe that allows our customers access up-to-date and powerful global imagery.”

To access the World Imagery map, go to the basemap gallery in your ArcGIS application and click on Imagery or Imagery with Labels.

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