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Originally posted by TheWalkingFox
Punctuation, Aeroman, DO YOU SPEAK IT?!
Unsurprisingly, there aren't many satellites at the poles, due to the way things orbit the planet. They would quickly fall out of synch, or lose altitude, or something - I forget what exactly. Add to this the process by which google earth is created, and the poles end up with horrid resolution, lots of repetition, a fair degree of overlap, and blank spots - which are filled by google earth's default black background.
Originally posted by PrinceDreamer
Someone has made a small Youtube video about it, maybe this will help people see what the OP is talking about
It does seem like there is a large hole there
My apologies, seems to be a different location, when I searched it, this came up but watching the video again it gives a different longitude and latitudeedit on 18-7-2012 by PrinceDreamer because: (no reason given)