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Take a time lapse view of Penticton

Google Earth Engine allows viewers a time lapse view of a changing Penticton.
Image Credit: Google Earth Engine
March 26, 2015 - 10:42 AM

PENTICTON - If you've ever wondered what Penticton looked like from the sky 10, 20 or even 30 years ago you can take take a visual history tour of the area using Google Earth Engine.

You will see development spread into the surrounding hills as the population increased to about 33,000 from 23,000 and in the surrounding areas you may notice new cutblocks and reforestation taking place.

Watch the time lapse tour of Penticton from 1984 through 2012 and let us know what stands out to you by commenting below.

**Please note: This time lapse will not play on mobile devices.

Credit: Google Earth Engine

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