3D Toulouse Movie – Virtual Earth

Microsoft’s latest layer update to its Virtual Earth product includes two new 3D cities – Toulouse, France and Montreal, Canada. Toulouse is impressive as its a departure from the usual US city structure, illustrating how well Microsoft’s technology copes with tight medieval streetscapes.

The movie below provides an overview of the model:

An admittedly slightly eclectic choice of music – Morning Fantasy by Martin Gallaher.

View Toulouse direct in Virtual Earth

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.


  1. satellitegml - August 22, 2007

    heres a quick panorama i made from toulouse, france via Virtual Earth. This is similar to the google earth panos posted sometime ago.

    original link is a bit long so heres a tinyurl of it


  2. Andy - August 22, 2007

    Thanks for the comment – it prompted us to update our Google Earth panorama tutorial for Virtual Earth..


    Nice panorama btw..


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