Google Earth locations showing selected changes over time

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Notes on this table

Type of change, (ToC), colour code below

x

Urban sprawl

 

x

Lake level change

 

x

Topocide

x

Urban renewal

 

x

(Coastal) subsidence

 

x

Urban depopulation

x

Road construction

 

 

 

 

x

Rural depopulation

x

Deindustrialisation

 

x

Coastal erosion

 

x

River evolution

x

Quarries

 

x

Coastal accretion

 

x

Drought

 

 

 

x

Coastal uplift

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Delta growth

 

x

Land reclamation

Alt- optimum altitude (in kilometres) for viewing)

Co-ordinates � can be directly copied and pasted into Google Earth

Year � optimum year for comparison with present day (may not be oldest available on GE) 43 lines per page= 4.6 pp = approx.. 198 places

 

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ToC

Place

State

Alt

Co-ordinates

Year

x

Ano Porocan

Albania

2.0

40 56 10 N 20 17 15 E

2007

x

Pequin

Albania

2.5

41 02 07 N 19 48 03 E

2002

x

Borjd Bou Arreridj

Algeria

1.8

36 02 56 N 4 41 09 E

2001

x

Algiers

Algeria

0.7

36 45 42 N 3 13 05 E

2004

x

Villa Mercedes

Argentina

11.0

33 33 25 S 65 19 30 W

1984

x

Guamini

Argentina

87.0

36 58 31 S 62 19 37 W

2000

x

Rio Grande

Argentina

8.6

53 47 25 S 67 44 11 W

2000

x

Warkworth

Australia

10.0

32 34 11 S 150 59 48 E

2002

x

Achensee

Austria

2.4

47 25 46 N 11 43 57 E

2000

 

Chilov Is (Caspian)

Azerbaijan

13.0

40 19 09 N 50 35 12 E

1984

x

Daganbhuiyan

Bangladesh

12.0

22 55 35 N 91 20 27 E

2007

x

Dhigir Par Bazar

Bangladesh

15.7

23 25 10 N 90 32 58 E

2002

x

Madwa

Bangladesh

15.2

23 26 24 N 90 16 27 E

2007

x

Charleroi

Belgium

2.6

50 23 44 N 4 22 11 E

2004

x

Charleroi

Belgium

3.0

50 28 35 N 4 21 44 E

2004

x

Estaimpuis

Belgium

0.4

50 42 33 N 3 15 11 E

1999

x

Antwerp

Belgium

9.0

51 16 53 N 4 16 24 E

1985

x

Mohammadpur

Bangladesh

1.6

23 46 35 N 90 20 23 E

2003

x

La Paz

Bolivia

6.0

16 29 37 S 68 15 15 W

2002

x

Lake Poopo

Bolivia

170.0

18 48 53 S 67 01 30 W

1970

x

Warman

Canada

5.0

52 19 14 N 106 34 31 W

2004

 

Kashgar

China

27.0

39 27 55 N 76 00 07 E

1995

x

Beijing

China

6.5

40 02 35 N 116 37 04 E

2003

x

Mongolian border

China

 

48 00 56 N 118 16 16 E

2004

x

Lhasa

China - Tibet

5.0

29 37 21 N 91 04 08 E

2003

x

Kindu Port Empain

Congo Dem Rep

0.5

2 57 02 S 25 55 54 E

2003

x

Odense

Denmark

1.3

55 00 46 N 10 18 34 E

2005

x

Agerso

Denmark

2.4

55 14 42 N 11 10 37 E

2005

x

Ansager

Denmark

1.5

55 41 59 N 8 42 08 E

2005

x

Skodsberg

Denmark

0.5

55 49 37 N 12 33 50 E

2003

x

Holstebro

Denmark

7.3

56 22 53 N 8 40 13 E

2005

x

Redsted

Denmark

3.4

56 43 11 N 8 38 35 E

2005

x

 

Dominican Rep

18.0

18 30 37 N 71 45 27 W

2004

x

El Ein El Sukhna

Egypt

3.3

29 26 12 N 32 29 06 E

2003

x

Cairo

Egypt

24.7

30 02 39 N 31 20 15 E

1972

x

Nile delta

Egypt

82.0

31 03 22 N 32 47 12 E

1972

x

NW Nantes

France

2.7

47 14 16 N 1 39 28 W

2003

x

Loire Atlantique

France

2.5

47 21 45 N 1 30 20 W

2002

x

Epegny

France

2.1

47 26 24 N 5 04 07 E

2004

x

Strasbourg

France

2.4

48 32 33 N 7 39 29 E

2007

x

Sangatte

France

1.2

50 55 35 N, 1 42 30 E

2002

x

Ravensburg

Germany

1.7

47 45 10 N 9 35 42 E

2000

x

Freissing

Germany

1.4

48 23 14 N 11 44 16 E

2001

x

Dessau-Breslau

Germany

2.0

51 49 39 N 12 13 24 E

2000

x

Zeesen

Germany

1.2

52 16 11 N 13 37 38 E

2000

x

Berlin

Germany

1.1

52 25 45 N 13 32 46 E

2000

x

Rhodes

Greece

0.2

36 04 58 N, 28 05 26 E

2002

x

Lesbos

Greece

0.2

39 12 27 N, 26 12 19 E

2002

x

Port au Prince

Haiti

1.1

18 32 23 N 72 21 23 W

2001

x

Patna

India

83.0

25 41 27 N 85 01 41 E

1984

x

 

Indonesia

20.0

5 56 48 S 107 03 23 E

1984

 

Gallugah (Caspian)

Iran

50.0

36 49 48 N 53 37 49 E

1984

x

Lake Urmia

Iran

240.0

37 38 27 N 45 29 05 E

1984

x

Dublin

Ireland

2.1

53 22 40 N 6 19 34 W

2002

x

En Gedi

Israel

29.0

31 23 45 N 35 27 59 E

1984

x

La Spezia

Italy

2.0

44 05 56 N 9 49 03 E

2006

x

Chivasso

Italy

2.8

45 10 50 N 7 52 22 E

2004

x

Tomakomai

Japan

1.7

42 41 00 N 141 41 24 E

2002

x

Amman

Jordan

1.6

31 53 39 N 36 00 44 E

2000

x

Mangystan (Caspian)

Kazakhstan

250.0

44 59 11 N 53 51 06 E

1984

x

Aral Sea

Kazakhstan

600.0

45 02 03 N 60 05 29 E

1973

x

Khiran City

Kuwait

17.3

28 40 31 N 48 20 43 E

2004

x

Nouakchott

Mauritania

2.9

18 06 50 N 15 57 51 W

2002

x

Kamma

Myanmar

15.2

19 02 40 N 95 06 39 E

2004

x

Bogenfels

Namibia

3.0

27 27 47 S 15 24 29 E

2003

x

Rotterdam

Netherlands

3.3

51 50 45 N 4 31 31 E

2007

x

Rotterdam

Netherlands

8.7

51 58 13 N 4 28 51 E

2008

x

Amersfoort

Netherlands

3.2

52 11 24 N 5 25 07 E

2005

x

Mossenest

Netherlands

1.5

52 15 46 N 4 30 98 N

2005

x

Ruiten Aa

Netherlands

1.3

52 55 31 N 7 07 07 E

2005

x

Noordenhaaks

Netherlands

12.3

52 58 39 N 4 40 51 E

1990

x

Niue

Niue

0.7

18 57 47 S 169 49 43 W

2004

x

Quryat

Oman

1.8

23 15 17 N, 58 55 21 E

2002

x

As Sifah

Oman

4.4

23 24 45 N, 58 47 33 E

2002

x

Yiti

Oman

2.7

23 32 28 N, 58 40 11 E

2004

x

Khasab

Oman

5.0

26 12 10 N, 56 15 06 E

2001

x

Gaddani

Pakistan

1.1

25 07 34 N 66 44 11 E

2004

x

Kolobrzeg

Poland

1.7

54 11 37 N 15 38 16 E

2007

x

Umm Said

Qatar

7.8

24 38 43 N 51 24 17 E

2005

x

Woody Island

S China Sea

4.7

16 50 05 N 112 20 19 E

2005

x

Red Sea

Saudi Arabia

8.1

27 25 53 N 49 17 43 E

2002

x

Red Sea

Saudi Arabia

9.6

27 46 11 N 48 50 31 E

2004

x

Red Sea

Saudi Arabia

12.0

28 05 49 N 34 44 19 E

2002

x

Singapore

Singapore

35.0

1 14 49 N 103 43 59 E

1984

x

Hruba Borsa

Slovakia

2.9

48 10 50 N 17 29 23 E

2010

x

Novy Svet

Slovakia

2.9

48 13 16 N 17 29 36 E

2006

x

Cfer

Slovakia

2.8

48 19 19 N 17 28 52 E

2005

x

San Pedro d�Pinatar

Spain

3.9

37 53 30 N 0 58 09 W

2003

x

Ciudad Quesada

Spain

2.6

38 03 07 N 0 43 06 W

2002

x

Alicante

Spain

1.7

38 23 44 N 0 24 48 W

2002

x

Valencia

Spain

7.7

39 26 50 N 0 19 06 W

2001

x

Museros

Spain

8.0

39 34 36 N 0 19 39 W

2003

x

Madrid

Spain

4.6

40 29 56 N 3 43 02 W

2002

x

Laholm

Sweden

1.0

56 32 44 N 12 57 06 E

2002

x

Northern Baltic

Sweden

120.0

65 38 36 N 22 11 11 E

2002

x

Tavannes

Switzerland

4.1

47 10 40 N 7 12 58 E

2003

x

Zurich

Switzerland

3.5

47 22 57 N 8 40 34 E

2002

x

Eglisau

Switzerland

3.3

47 35 47 N 8 30 45 E

2002

x

Bangkok

Thailand

0.9

13 30 59 N 100 33 56 E

2002

x

Bangkok

Thailand

2.0

13 32 41 N 100 34 52 E

2002

x

Nakham Chai Si

Thailand

2.4

13 51 46 N 100 16 23 E

2002

x

Kas

Turkey

0.4

36 12 12 N, 29 38 23 E

2001

x

Izmit

Turkey

2.0

40 44 22 N 29 56 54 E

2007

x

Istanbul

Turkey

17.0

41 05 52 N 28 48 07 E

1984

x

Garabogaz (Caspian)

Turkmenistan

100.0

41 06 47 N 52 57 36 E

1984

x

Dawlish

UK

2.7

50 35 29 N 3 27 35 W

1945

x

Exmouth

UK

2.8

50 36 28 N 3 25 48 W

1945

x

Sheppey

UK

1.7

51 22 12 N 0 55 40 E

2003

x

Sheppey

UK

3.5

51 23 41 N 0 47 28 E

2003

x

Kent

UK

4.0

51 24 27 N 0 40 10 E

2003

x

Corsham (Wilts.)

UK

2.0

51 25 38 N 2 12 05 W

1945

x

Portishead

UK

4.0

51 29 19 N 2 45 18 W

1999

x

Plumstead, London

UK

3.8

51 30 14 N 0 07 09 E

1945

x

Thurrock

UK

3.5

51 30 47 N 0 29 07 E

1999

x

Olympics, London

UK

3.5

51 32 19 N, 0 00 59 W

1945

x

Enfield, London

UK

3.1

51 38 56 N 0 03 21 W

1945

x

Kemble (Wilts.)

UK

12.0

51 39 20 N 1 56 25 W

1986

x

Berkampstead

UK

4.0

51 45 53 N 0 35 06 W

1945

x

Hatfield (Herts.)

UK

4.4

51 46 11 N 0 14 59 W

2000

x

Tollesbury

UK

1.2

51 46 50 N 0 50 50 E

2000

 

Aylesbury

UK

2.7

51 47 59 N 0 43 00 W

1945

x

Aylesbury

UK

3.2

51 49 11N 0 49 24 W

1945

x

Bishops Cleeve

UK

3.8

51 56 50 N 2 03 30 W

1945

x

Hereford

UK

1.6

52 00 35 N 2 42 44 W

2001

x

Milton Keynes

UK

5.3

52 01 41 N 0 40 52 W

1945

x

Milton Keynes

UK

5.7

52 03 17 N 0 48 57 W

1945

x

Worcester

UK

4.1

52 11 19 N 2 15 41 W

1945

x

Northampton

UK

6.1

52 12 53 N 0 52 28 W

1945

x

Worcester

UK

3.0

52 13 05 N 2 13 06 W

1945

x

Daventry

UK

3.7

52 15 33 N 1 09 25 W

1945

x

Coventry

UK

5.0

52 16 29 N 1 32 25 W

1945

x

Rushden

UK

5.9

52 17 59 N 0 35 42 W

1945

x

Godmanchester

UK

4.8

52 19 14 N 0 09 55 W

1945

x

Huntingdon

UK

3.9

52 19 15 N 0 13 37 W

1945

x

St Ives (Cambs.)

UK

7.8

52 19 23 N 0 01 10 W

1945

x

East Anglia

UK

0.6

52 20 39 N 1 41 18 E

1945

x

Raunds

UK

3.2

52 21 52 N 0 34 08 W

1945

x

Kettering

UK

5.7

52 23 12 N 0 41 30 W

1945

x

Birmingham

UK

3.3

52 23 32 N 1 52 58 W

1945

x

Birmingham

UK

5.1

52 23 33 N 1 47 09 W

1945

x

Coventry

UK

2.0

52 24 43 N 1 36 02 W

1999

x

Meriden

UK

2.2

52 26 19 N 1 39 41 W

1999

x

Desborough

UK

1.8

52 26 52 N 0 41 23 W

2004

x

Littleport

UK

1.9

52 27 11 N 0 17 57 E

1999

x

Peterborough

UK

5.7

52 32 56 N 0 17 57 W

1945

x

Birmingham

UK

5.4

52 35 02 N 1 42 38 W

1945

x

Birmingham

UK

3.4

52 37 15 N 1 56 04 W

1945

x

Lichfield

UK

1.4

52 40 38 N 1 50 28 W

2003

x

Telford

UK

2.0

52 42 03 N 2 28 32 W

1999

x

Cannock

UK

1.6

52 42 48 N 2 02 39 W

2003

x

Derbyshire

UK

5.0

52 44 33 N 1 42 16 W

2003

x

Shrewsbury

UK

2.3

52 44 43 N 2 43 55 W

1999

x

Swadlincote

UK

3.1

52 45 12 N 1 32 39 W

1999

x

East Anglia

UK

1.2

52 49 23 N 1 32 19 E

1999

x

East Anglia

UK

0.4

52 53 55 N 1 23 15 E

1999

x

Nottingham

UK

1.9

53 00 58 N 0 58 23 W

2000

x

Clipstone

UK

1.0

53 09 45 N 1 06 29 W

2000

x

Lincolnshire

UK

1.5

53 17 13 N 0 32 53 W

2003

x

Gainsborough

UK

0.8

53 23 56 N 0 46 19 W

2003

x

Manchester

UK

2.2

53 29 05 N 2 12 04 W

2000

x

Manchester

UK

2.4

53 30 37 N 2 18 05 W

2000

x

Manchester

UK

1.0

53 31 11 N 2 01 46 W

2000

x

South Yorkshire

UK

1.7

53 32 24 N 1 02 06 W

2002

x

Scunthorpe

UK

1.5

53 33 40 N 0 37 06 W

2003

x

Grimethorpe

UK

4.0

53 34 13 N 1 22 53 W

2003

x

Scunthorpe

UK

2.0

53 36 13 N 0 38 52 W

2003

x

West Yorkshire

UK

1.8

53 39 23 N 1 31 16 W

1999

x

Holderness

UK

0.6

53 41 37 N 0 04 42 E

2003

x

Wakefield

UK

1.2

53 41 47 N 1 29 55 W

2002

x

West Yorkshire

UK

2.2

53 42 15 N 1 22 54 W

2002

x

Hull

UK

0.7

53 44 43 N 0 20 52.66 W

2003

x

Leeds

UK

2.0

53 44 43 N 1 31 51 W

2002

x

Castleford

UK

3.3

53 44 58 N 1 24 22 W

2002

x

Ulrome

UK

0.6

53 59 17 N 0 12 16 W

2003

x

Las Vegas

USA

16.0

36 05 14 N 115 08 12 W

2003

x

Las Vegas

USA

10.0

36 17 22 N 115 18 35 W

2003

x

Chesapeake Bay

USA

2.0

37 45 51 N 75 47 57 W

1994

x

Chicago

USA

4.5

41 33 26 N 88 13 42 W

1993

x

Chicago

USA

6.1

41 43 01 N 88 25 32 W

1993

x

Chicago

USA

6.1

41 45 59 N 88 24 48 W

1993

x

North Dakota

USA

29.0

47 55 39 N 98 25 31 W

1998

x

Lake Dall

USA-Alaska

60.0

60 17 22 N 163 40 02 W

1984

x

Aden

Yemen

8.5

12 49 07 N 44 59 03 E

2001

 

Notes on this table

Type of change, (ToC) colour code below

x

Urban sprawl

 

x

Lake level change

 

x

Topocide

x

Urban renewal

 

x

(Coastal) subsidence

 

x

Urban depopulation

x

Road construction

 

 

 

 

x

Rural depopulation

x

Deindustrialisation

 

x

Coastal erosion

 

x

River evolution

x

Quarries

 

x

Coastal accretion

 

x

Drought

 

 

 

x

Coastal uplift

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Delta growth

 

x

Land reclamation

Alt- optimum altitude (in kilometres) for viewing)

Co-ordinates � can be directly copied and pasted into Google Earth

Year � optimum year for comparison with present day (may not be oldest available on GE)

 

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