The Cartoon Blog has a link to this site today
offering aerial views, in stunning detail, of all sorts of places. I centred on Yeovil, and discovered that their photo predated the building of our house, it's quite strange to look at our estate and see pretty much fields everywhere.
It strikes me that this site is the ideal solution for people like me who like to find somewhere high up to pray for places, so that you can look out over the community/area you're praying for. Now you can do it without leaving your computer, as long as you don't mind praying for events in 1998.