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Answered 2011-03-22 21:30:24

If imagery for a given area in Google Maps is older than 2007 you must wait for an update in that area.

If imagery is more recent than 2007 Google Maps doesn't provide a 'historical imagery' view as Google Earth does. In that case you have to download/install Google Earth to see old/historical imagery.

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