Zoom in on Google Maps

Friday, October 12, 2007 at 3:45 PM



Remember what would happen as the Six Million Dollar Man chased after bad guys and needed a closer view of the action? The "na na na na... " sound effect would come on and then he would use his bionic eye to zoom in to see what was going on. Well, now we've given you a bionic eye on Google Maps! OK, not a literal bionic eye, as Steve Austin had. But you can zoom in even closer to areas all around the globe for a more-detailed view of all of the imagery in our database.

Here are some examples of things you can now see:


Life-size Chess Board


















Elephants in Africa


















Hippos in Africa