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I am using the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS. I want to use the google satellite layer, but there is a cloud on the specific image.

Is it possible to load one of the older google satellite images?

Like loading the older satellite images on google earth.

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    No. But try Bing satellite.
    – underdark
    Commented Jun 1, 2012 at 8:31

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No. As far as I know, the OpenLayers plugin emulates a web browser when downloading imagery tiles similar to googlemaps in a browser. Therefore, only imagery available in googlemaps are available for display in QGIS via openlayers plugin.

The historical imagery in Google Earth is different.

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  • Hmmm, didn't think so. Thanks though
    – Corne
    Commented Jun 19, 2012 at 8:07

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