Post-Earthquake Satellite Imagery for Christchurch

NZScoop report that Google and GeoEye have released new satellite imagery for Christchurch showing the city after the terrible February 21 Earthquake.

Christchurch cathedral after the earthquake, GeoEye

Image Courtesy, Google and GeoEye 2011

The date given for this latest imagery is February 26th. Although there’s some cloud cover, Christchurch Central City is visible, showing substantial damage to many buildings, including the cathedral shown above.

The images are viewable through a KML file for Google Earth. Or in Google’s Crisis Response Map where there’s some additional, but not so clear imagery, dated February 23rd

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