Saturday, August 05, 2006

Wiped off the Map

Beirut, before and after. By way of Juan Cole


Bud said...

It's amazing what you can do with Photoshop isn't it?

Cliff said...

It's real. Here's the Yahoo News link.

It's amazing what you can do with an unwillingness to believe facts that contradict your pre-conceptions isn't it?

Flamingbear said...

I spent some time on Google Earth trying to find the neighbourhood that your photo shows. I've have not found it, could you please share the Latitude & Longitude with us?

Cliff said...

My understanding is that it is the Harat Hurayk neighborhood in the southern suburbs of the city - and that Google Earth doesn't have real time updates.

This photo is from GeoEye originally.

'Bud' may have thought this was the discredited Reuters photo with photoshopped smoke. It isn't.

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