French rival to Google Earth

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    "France unveiled a Web site http://www.geoportail.fr on Friday that allows people to access detailed satellite images of the country and said it offered more detail of its territory than Google Earth."

    http://edition.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/06/23/france.google.earth.reut/index.html
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    Here's a humerous google translation of Geoportail
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    Gate of the territories and the citizens

    You are very numerous to connect you on the site of Géoportail since its setting on line. This exceptional, consecutive multitude with the launching of the site, involves a saturation of our waiters. We work with the increase in the capacities of calculation of the site, within the framework of the deployment of Géoportail.

    Géoportail is an innovative project of posting and division of the public data which gradually will go up in power from here the autumn 2007.

    We thank you for your interest and your patience.
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