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You can get a rather more dramatic effect by applying the historical slider down in New Orleans. Veteran readers may recall the rumpus over Google imagery of the destruction wrought in New Orleans by hurricane Katrina. Well, here's a couple of views of the Galvez Street Wharf (left) and Lower 9th Ward (right), as we previously examined:

View of New Orleans in August 2005

That's dated August 17 2005, and here's the same view on 21 September:

The same view after hurricane Katrina

To wrap this quick look at Google Earth 5 on a lighter note, those of you with a cartographical bent might enjoy the historic map overlay of various cities including San Francisco in 1915:

San Francisco 1915 map overlay

You can get Google Earth 5 here. There's more on its new features down at the Google Earth blog. ®

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