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  2. Google Street View in the United States - Wikipedia

    The United States was the first country to have Google Street View images and was the only country with images for over a year following introduction of the service on May 25, 2007. Early on, most locations had a limited number of views, usually constrained to the city limits and only including major streets, and they only showed the buildings ...

  3. Geographic information system - Wikipedia

    The distinction must be made between a singular geographic information system, which is a single installation of software and data for a particular use, along with associated hardware, staff, and institutions (e.g., the GIS for a particular city government); and GIS software, a general-purpose application program that is intended to be used in many individual geographic information systems in ...

  4. List of largest European cities in history - Wikipedia

    City 7000 6500 – 6000 5000 4000 3800 3000 – 2500 2000 1600 1300 1000 700 600 500 – 400 300 200 100 – 1 Athens: 10,000 – 15,000 2,500 – 5,000

  5. Inertial navigation system - Wikipedia

    An inertial navigation system (INS) is a navigation device that uses a computer, motion sensors (accelerometers) and rotation sensors to continuously calculate by dead reckoning the position, the orientation, and the velocity (direction and speed of movement) of a moving object without the need for external references.

  6. Americas - Wikipedia

    Unlike an urban area, a metropolitan area includes not only the urban area, but also satellite cities plus intervening rural land that is socio-economically connected to the urban core city, typically by employment ties through commuting, with the urban core city being the primary labor market. [citation needed]

  7. Mexico–United States border - Wikipedia–United_States_border

    Mexico–United States border; Characteristics; Entities Mexico United States Length: 3,145 kilometers (1,954 mi) History; Current shape: December 30, 1853: Treaties: Adams–Onís Treaty, Treaty of Limits, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Gadsden Purchase

  8. January 1965 - Wikipedia

    The incident would be embellished in later years, with descriptions of a NASA satellite tracking station who "calculated its speed at 6,000 mph" and witnesses in downtown Washington, D.C., later seeing "strange, disclike objects zigzagging effortlessly north to south across the sky toward the Capitol building."

  9. Surveillance - Wikipedia

    Surveillance is the monitoring of behavior, many activities, or information for the purpose of information gathering, influencing, managing or directing. This can include observation from a distance by means of electronic equipment, such as closed-circuit television (CCTV), or interception of electronically transmitted information like Internet traffic.