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"Location can't be verified" because Google maps isn't current.

How do we get excellent nominations accepted when they keep getting rejected because the google satellite photos show the location before construction? TIA


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  • Gendgi-PGOGendgi-PGO Posts: 3,277 Ambassador

    If you can find information online that supports new development, I would suggest including that, as well.

    Very new park in [city], may not be visible from Satellite view. Substantiation photo shows nearby townhouse complex. More substantiation to prove location available at []

    Just make sure not to use too many characters in the supporting text.

  • SailorCatMagnet-PGOSailorCatMagnet-PGO Posts: 6 ✭✭

    I submitted a nomination in a brand new park. The satellite image showed the construction work, and the nominated spot was a dirt pile. I did my best to get as close as possible to the location.

    I explained that it was a brand new park, and had few locations for players. I provided a clear photo of the nomination, and a good shot of the surrounding area. The spot clearly existed, even if the satellite photo was not current. The spot was accepted.

    Just be up front and clear about why there may be a discrepancy. Post good, clear shots to show the place is real and meets criteria.

    Good luck.

  • RoberPCB-PGORoberPCB-PGO Posts: 22 ✭✭

    In my case, I live in a new stage of the neighborhood, in google maps you can see the houses and the street, but in all niantic games, the map is not updated

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