Google Earth spills naval secrets

Date Posted: 22/12/2009

I have just finished writing a piece on British naval reconnaissance at Brest in the early years of the Revolutionary Wars and wondered how easy it would be to do the same thing now – using Google Earth. The results are unsurprisingly astonishing, and someone has already been there: see www.theregister.co.uk/2009/03/02/google_earth_base_shocker/

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