Bing Maps Adds 1 Million Sq KM of New Imagery in Feb 2010 Release

Improved imagery for Haiti and Vancouver included.

This month Bing is adding a ton of imagery to its Maps. Much of the new stuff helps users virtually explore the world – specifically Europe and Africa – with Australia, Canada and the U.S. thrown in for good measure.

Also, timely releases for Haiti and Vancouver are included in the release. Here’s what’s new:

Bird’s Eye

  • Italy – 5,547 sq. km.
  • Netherlands – 554 sq. km.
  • Romania – 1,414 sq. km.
  • Spain – 512 sq. km.
  • Sweden – 1,174 sq. km.
  • United States – 120,181 sq. km.

Enhanced Bird’s Eye

  • Haiti
  • Mexico
  • Vancouver

Aerial

  • Australia – 54,488 sq. km.
  • Botswana – 46,179 sq. km.
  • Canada – 391 sq. km.
  • Lesotho – 6,201 sq. km.
  • Mexico – 584,527 sq. km.
  • Morocco – 109,448 sq. km.
  • Namibia – 47,199 sq. km.
  • New Zealand – 57,540 sq. km.
  • Portugal – entire country
  • South Africa – 221,336 sq. km.