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bingbirdseyeIn its latest update to Bing Maps, Microsoft just published a very large amount (270TB) of Bird’s Eye imagery — 100,000 DVD’s worth — and beefed up its Venue Maps feature with 4,700 new additions.

Contrary to top-down satellite images, the Bird’s Eye viewpoint captures imagery at a 45-degree angle. You can check out some examples the newly-added Bird’s Eye maps at places like RomeMilanToledoMelbourneEugeneSaratoga Springs, and Tokyo.

Bing’s Venue Maps lets you see top-down indoor maps of places like malls, airports and casinos. Here are a few venues now on Bing: Mall of AmericaBostonSingapore Zoo and Las Vegas.

A few months ago, Bing Maps released an update that included “bathymetric imagery,” which provides a better look at ocean floor topography, as well as 13 million square kilometers of new satellite imagery.

Previously on GeekWire: Surprise: Apple’s Siri adopts Microsoft Bing for web search

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