Why does Google Earth have areas covered by a chequerboard pattern?
I have OS-X version 10.5.8. In years gone by, GE worked fine. Now, large areas of the globe have a pattern of squares, with each square comprising a pattern of still smaller squares. The patterns are different shades of cerise. (Yes, I had to Google that. Any other bloke would call it pink.) Also, I've downloaded several times, but it always seems to finish up with version 22.214.171.1248, even though I checked the box for version 6.2. Anyone come across this?
Thank you Keegan, very helpful. BTW, the government agency called. Your brain won't be ready for another week.
I mean, is there a technical issue with the program or the computer?
- 8 years agoFavourite answer
its very expensive to get pictures off of satellites maybe they cover large swaths ocean with a little pink squares to save money. it might also be an order from a government agency to not show certain things on the ground
- 5 years ago
things they dont want us to see