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No, Google Earth is a free download! That is, the FREE version, of course. Besides, the pro version is for businesses and costs $400 for a one year subscription.
First you download Google Earth from google's web site. You can start by entering an address (or just a city name) in the fly-to-search panel and see Google Earth zoom to th…at location. Next check out the Google Earth user's guide (which includes video tutorials) and see what else Google Earth can do. See related links below.
Google Earth is a desktop application that lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons o…f the ocean. It also provides a street view with high-resolution photographs to "walk" the streets of cities around the world.
Type in your address in the "Fly To" box and press enter.
Google Earth gets its imagery from a number of imagery providers including GeoEye and DigitalGlobe, which own and operate high-resolution commercial earth imaging satellites. … GeoEye GeoEye-1GeoEye-2 (Future) DigitalGlobe QuickBirdWorldView-1WorldView-2 Details can be found in related links below.
You need to download Google Earth installer then run the installer to install. The basic program comes as a desktop application. Google also provides Google Earth …as a web browser plugin. Like Flash or similar plugin when you visit a web page using this plugin it prompts you to install the just the plugin. Installing Google Earth desktop client requires administrator privileges and the web plugin does not.
Google allows use of screen shots on public web sites if you follow its guidelines (see links below) including unaltered images with full attribution, etc. Three requirement…s from Google's permission guidelines: All uses of Google Maps and Google Earth and its Content must provide attribution to Google and our suppliers.Google does not approve of any use of Content without proper attribution.Depending on the region, the Content provider may be Google alone or Google and one or more 3rd party providers.
The datum which is used on Google Earth maps is: WGS-84.
anything you want it to be!
I guess it is free to use however, you cannot distribute it on your own. In free version you cannot integrate your GIS data but there are another versions like Google Earth pr…o and Google Earth enterprise.
Google Earth is useful if you wish to locate a specific place anywhere on the Earth. The images are accurate but not live.
Google Eath is a virtual map, available through Google, created by a Keyhole, Inc. It can be used to see satelite images of cities, streets, etc. It gives you ability to see i…tems in 3D. It can be used as a tool to research the possible house for purchase, or check on the stage of contruction, for example.
One can use Google Earth to get directions. It is also a wonderful tool for use in the classroom for teaching kids about geography and the earth. One unique feature is it's ab…ility to show current pictures of around the world so you can see what somewhere looks like if there has been a natural disaster.
You do not need to download software to use Google Earth. You can use the web client version from the Google Maps website. If you did choose to download it, it is free.
Google Earth is a virtual globe. It can be used to see different parts of the world. Google's 'StreetView' feature allows one to insert themselves right onto the road to get a… close look at many locations. Google Earth can be used to preview a vacation, aid in directions, or simply explore the world without leaving home.