We are pleased to announce the release of fresh imagery in Australia and India for Bing Maps. This latest imagery release includes 7,685,768 square kilometers in Australia, which covers the entire country with all of the major cities and areas outside of those cities included. Also, the entire country of India is covered with the total square area of imagery being 3,119,733 square kilometers.
Below are examples of the beautiful imagery now available in Australia and India:
Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is one of Australia’s most well-known natural landmarks and a favored tourist destination. Uluru is the largest sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in Australia and is sacred to the aboriginal people of the area.
The Sydney Opera House is another distinctive landmark. It is most famous for its award-winning architecture, but also recognized for the numerous performances presented in the multi-venue performing arts center, making it one of the busiest in the world.
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the word. Stretching over 2300 kilometers, it is home to a wide variety of marine life, including soft and hard corals, jellyfish, mollusks, worms, sharks, rays, whales, dolphins and over 1000 types of fish. Makes you want to get your scuba gear and explore.
The Taj Mahal is a stunning example of architecture, made of ivory white marble, it is one of the most well-known buildings in the world. Located on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the city of Agra, the Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and is a tourist destination for millions.
The Akshardham Temple is a Hindu spiritual and cultural campus located in New Dehli. With the temple at its center, the complex features landscaped gardens, a water show, giant screen theater, boat rides and numerous exhibitions, making it one of the most-visited tourist destinations in India.
Ambedkar Memorial Park is a large public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, which is a growing residential and commercial area in the North Indian city of Lucknow. The park honors individuals who have devoted their lives to humanity, equality and social justice.
Visit even more natural and manmade landmarks in Australia and India on Bing Maps.
- Bing Maps Team