Microsoft Bing Maps adds 2.1 Million Square Kilometers of new imagery in Western Canada

Microsoft Bing Maps team yesterday released another set of new imagery for Canada. This latest imagery update covers 2.1 million square kilometers of western Canada. With this update, the total area delivered for Canada is now 5.1 million square kilometers. Microsoft highlighted some of the stunning locations that are covered in this update, read about it below.

  • Sonora Island is among the Discovery Islands of British Columbia. Named after a Spanish schooner that explored the region in 1775, it is a lauded outdoors adventures destination.
  • Located within the Banff National Park in Alberta, the town of Banff is a popular tourist destination for outdoor sports with over 3 million national park visitors each year. Also, in 1984 the Banff National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Vernon is located in the Okanagan region of British Columbia. Host to the Vernon Winter Carnival, which is known as the second largest in North America, the city comes together to celebrate during the annual ten-day event.

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