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#12616904 - 02/08/18 09:55 AM Google Earth - how do I view image dates?
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Grapevine
Can't find date of current image or how to select older images. Have tried on my PC and using app on i phone.

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#12616937 - 02/08/18 10:12 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
Brant King. Offline
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Registered: 01/14/04
Posts: 5207
Loc: Winnsboro, TX
Use your PC for best results. Look in the bottom right hand corner for a date of the image you are seeing. IM me if you need more help, I use this app a lot.

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#12616944 - 02/08/18 10:15 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
Glitchmo Offline
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Registered: 05/08/16
Posts: 213
The web version will tell you the date of the current image (At the bottom) but as far as I know it's limited to the most current set of images. The full google earth for PC/Mac will give you the ability to view historical images (though it's a little bit hidden).

I'm not sure about mobile apps.

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#12616948 - 02/08/18 10:16 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Brant King.]
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
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Loc: Grapevine
Pm you now Brant. I did google search and got even more lost

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#12616971 - 02/08/18 10:24 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Glitchmo]
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Grapevine
Originally Posted By: Glitchmo
The web version will tell you the date of the current image (At the bottom) but as far as I know it's limited to the most current set of images. The full google earth for PC/Mac will give you the ability to view historical images (though it's a little bit hidden).

I'm not sure about mobile apps.


Thanks. I'm on web version and only see lat/long info. Maybe I have to download the program for full functionality?

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#12616981 - 02/08/18 10:29 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
Hookem Online   content
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Registered: 03/31/03
Posts: 15444
Loc: Central Texas
Google Maps show the image date.

Google Earth does not but you can hit this button to get current image date and older images.
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#12617020 - 02/08/18 10:57 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Hookem]
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Grapevine
Originally Posted By: Hookem
Google Maps show the image date.

Google Earth does not but you can hit this button to get current image date and older images.




Thanks. I don't have a tool bar like that. I have a few buttons on left but none allow me to change image

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#12617139 - 02/08/18 11:50 AM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
BMCD Online   content
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Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 4181
Loc: Katy, Texas US
I don't think the web supports that, only the app.


Edited by BMCD (02/08/18 12:21 PM)

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#12617167 - 02/08/18 12:01 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: BMCD]
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Grapevine
Originally Posted By: BMCD
I don't think the web support that, only the app.


Thanks
Looks that way gonna get the app later and try again.

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#12617500 - 02/08/18 03:06 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
grout-scout Online   content
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 6974
Loc: Boerne, Texas
I have never found a way from my iPhone to view the timeline history.

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#12617579 - 02/08/18 03:42 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Hookem]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4100
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Originally Posted By: Hookem
Google Maps show the image date.

Google Earth does not but you can hit this button to get current image date and older images.




I have Google Earth Pro on my Windows 10 desktop and it has the time slider.
Had it with Google Earth before it was updated on my desktop and a couple of laptops with Vista and Windows 7.
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#12617791 - 02/08/18 06:28 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
ChuChu1 Online   content
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Posts: 3370
Loc: Gonzales, Tx
What do I need to do to get Google Earth Pro to give a better picture? It is poor at best. All waters are very "pixel" Google Earth web version is clean and clear.
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#12617876 - 02/08/18 07:12 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1895
Loc: Texas
Another interesting "level" is to mark waypoints on your Google Earth program then transfer them to your boat's electronics.

Ideally, if you happen to look at some of the historic images and find times when your target lake is really low, you'll be able to make out some things and mark those spots, too.

Take a look here . . . I happened to see it today.

Brad

Transfer waypoints from Google Earth to boat electronics

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#12631728 - 02/16/18 03:48 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Brad R]
Too Fat 2 Fish Offline
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Registered: 12/30/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Grapevine
Originally Posted By: Brad R
Another interesting "level" is to mark waypoints on your Google Earth program then transfer them to your boat's electronics.

Ideally, if you happen to look at some of the historic images and find times when your target lake is really low, you'll be able to make out some things and mark those spots, too.

Take a look here . . . I happened to see it today.

Brad


Transfer waypoints from Google Earth to boat electronics


Thanks for the tip Brad. Have you tried to do this yet? I did it today. Was way easier than I expected and worked great.

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#12631826 - 02/16/18 04:53 PM Re: Google Earth - how do I view image dates? [Re: Too Fat 2 Fish]
uncle_bagster Online   content
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2891
What's a good alternative to Google Earth? I remember finding a fair to middling one several years ago, but I can't remember what it was.

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