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Is there a way to retrieve historical imagery from Google/Bing/Yandex mapping services through their APIs?

For example, I'd like to show on my website imagery from 2005.

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This may not be the exact answer, but may help you on your journey. Take a look at this Article on How to View Historical Satellite Imagery in Google Earth or Explore Google Earth's Historical Imagery.

hope it helps on your adventure.

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Google Maps API can be used in 'Earth' mode see 'Time Machine' code.google.com/apis/ajax/playground/… Enable then enter a YEAR date (2005). –  Mapperz Jan 2 at 20:10
    
@Mapperz thank you, it is exactly what I need –  dementiev Jan 3 at 3:09

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