Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we can watch more than 80 years of development take place in about five seconds.
Maricopa County keeps aerial maps dating back to 1930, and we've combined some into time-lapse images to show you how the greater Phoenix area has changed over the years:
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5.) Scottsdale, along Loop 101 4.) Anthem 3.) North Scottsdale: Scottsdale Airport, Fairmont Princess 2.) Sun City 1.) Mesa