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2009-03-27 06:42:00

LONDON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - Primelocation.com's Unique Integration of Street View - the Latest Innovation From Google - and Microsoft's Bird's Eye View Aerial Imagery Will Revolutionise the Way People Search for Property in the UK In a move to create a richer, more advanced property search, Primelocation.com have adopted Google Street View in their UK property listings, combining it with Microsoft Virtual Earth's Bird's Eye View mapping feature. This enhanced search...

2008-06-19 00:00:11

Aerial photography was first practised by the French photographer and balloonist Nadar in 1858 over Paris. Its use for military purposes was developed during the First World War by aviators such as Fred Zinn. Archaeologists were then able to use the technique more effectively to discover and record archaeological sites. Aerial photography has become increasingly popular, with many websites offering a bird's eye view of your home or area. One of the most popular, Google Earth, lets...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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