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ronin3782

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View Overhead Satellite Images of Law Schools
« on: April 25, 2005, 03:49:42 AM »
http://maps.google.com/

And click on the 'map' satellite button on the upper right.

Basically its a web service that google bought thats the same idea as mapquest...cept you can see detailed and zoomed satellite pics in color. Its cool to see what your new campus looks like; if the buildings look pretty, if they are crammed together, if it has huge university quads, if there are mountains nearby, etc. And also lets you check out the neighborhoods. The negative; it isn't complete in rural and some suburban areas of the US, so you can zoom in only to a certain mile by mile size point, but for urban areas, you can basically zoom in close enough to see even cars.

I find it a LOT better than looking at some faceless campus map of mapquest map with no dimensions to catch my asthetic eye. Hope everyone has fun.
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Re: View Overhead Satellite Images of Law Schools
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2005, 03:53:20 AM »
Just some advice: go to the school's website, input the address into the search area, and it pinpoints the location for you. Easier than searching a whole city for a school.
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Re: View Overhead Satellite Images of Law Schools
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2005, 09:01:58 AM »
Neat idea, but it doesn't work for schools outside of big cities.  :(

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Re: View Overhead Satellite Images of Law Schools
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2005, 04:37:53 PM »
Ya, but i guess it gives you an overview of the countryside. For someone like me who applied to 15 schools and can't visit all...it sorta helps.
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Re: View Overhead Satellite Images of Law Schools
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2005, 05:15:37 PM »
This is awesome. I will definitely be using this instead of mapquest for driving directions.
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