Bing Maps and Windows 8 Maps this month received "over 121 TB of satellite and Global Ortho imagery", and "also feature full spectrum of imagery daily on Facebook," bing announced in a blog post stating,
"Our latest publication of satellite imagery includes over 15 million square kilometers of new data! This month's delivery is a sizeable 112 TB and predominantly covers South America, Africa, Asia and Europe with some additional coverage in North America and Australia."
In addtion, the latest Global Ortho imagery now includes "69 blocks and covers over 800,000 sq km." In total, "10,777,300 square kilometers covering 100% of the United States and 83% of Western Europe! has now been published."
"The Global Ortho project is nearing completion with only 4% remaining to be published," bing said.
Also, the refreshed Europe and U.S. Windows desktop themes now include a total of 200+ images for the United States and 175+ images for Europe. And "the themes are compatible with both Windows 7 and Windows 8!"
The new Hurricane Sandy app now provides a detailed view of the destruction left in the wake of Sandy. "Once weather permitted, Keystone Aerial Surveys, one of our Global Ortho flying partners, acquired over 5,368 sq km of striking high-resolution aerial imagery along the New York and New Jersey coastlines," bing addd.
Visit Bing Maps World Tour App to view full coverage.