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Old 06-06-2008, 14:29   #1
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From today's 'Lectronic Latitude, comes word of a French software company that has created an amalgamation that should have all sailors saying, "It's about time!"

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"NOAA Charts on Google Earth

"June 6, 2008 – World Wide Web

The opacity of the chart overlay can be dialed down to see the features of the satellite image below.
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© 2008 Latitude 38 Publishing Co., Inc.

"Take a Google Earth image, lay a NOAA chart over it, and you get the latest weapon in the arsenal of computer-aided navigation. . . "

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Latitude 38 - The West's Premier Sailing & Marine Magazine

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Thanks for the great demo site. It is simply amazing.
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