What is Google earth and what can it be used for?
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 items 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.
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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 t…hat 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.
Here are seven things you can do with Google Earth: . View an image of your home, school or any place on Earth - Click Fly To and enter an address and/or city name. Hit E…nter and Google Earth flies you to this location. . Tour the world - In the Places panel, open the 'Sightseeing Tour' or 'Learn and Explore' folder and double click ' Start tour here '. . Get driving directions from one place to another and fly (follow) the route. Select ' To Here ' or ' From Here ' links from any Placemark on the map. . View historical imagery for your favorite locations - Enable ' Historical Imagery ' option in View menu. Then use the time slider to change the time to view the recent history of that location at that time period. . View 3D terrain - This is more fun with hilly or mountainous terrain, such as the Grand Canyon or Mount Everest. When the view shows the location, use the zoom slider to tilt the terrain. Simply use Up/down arrows while pressing shift-key to tilt. . Explore shipwrecks around the world. Enable the Ocean > Shipwrecks layer in layers Panels and ship icons appear in the ocean at site of many shipwrecks. Also suggest the ' 3D Buildings ' layer is also checked since some shipwrecks have 3D models associated with them (e.g. HMS Titanic). . Explore Mars or the Moon . Click the "planet" button (looks like Saturn) on the toolbar and select Mars or Moon or you can select View / Explore from the main menu. Google Earth teleports you to your selection from which you can check out the NASA Mars or lunar landings. If unable to perform any of these steps or some steps are unfamiliar then check out the Google Earth User Guide, which is packed full of short videos and tutorials to walk through the features of Google Earth from the basics to some advanced topics. There are many other things you can do with Google Earth. See Google Showcase or Google Gallery to view samples of other things you can see and do in Google Earth...
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 …of the ocean. It also provides a street view with high-resolution photographs to "walk" the streets of cities around the world.
Google reported in 2011 that there were over a billion downloads ofGoogle Earth. That includes downloads of the Google Earth desktopclient, mobile apps and the Google Earth pl…ug-in.
Google Earth is an application which allows us to see satellite and plane images of the Earth. It works like a high resolution virtual globus.
You need to download Google Earth installer then run the installerto install. The basic program comes as a desktop application. Google also provides Google Earth as a web bro…wser plugin. LikeFlash or similar plugin when you visit a web page using this pluginit prompts you to install the just the plugin. Installing Google Earth desktop client requires administratorprivileges and the web plugin does not.
To use Google Earth offline you must first login to Google's servers via the Internet to first authenticate and activate Google Earth. After your initial connection you can ju…mp to all the areas you may want to cache for later offline viewing then offline viewing will reload those images and layers you previously cached. In offline mode some functions are limited and layers/images in unvisted areas won't be available.
Check out the related link below to find help using the Ruler Tool in Google Earth.
Google Earth is useful if you wish to locate a specific place anywhere on the Earth. The images are accurate but not live.
Yes. Google Earth supports desktops or notebooks running Windows (XP, Vista, or Win7), Mac (OS X 10.5.0 or later), and Linux (2.4 or later). There are also mobile Google Ear…th versions for Android and iPhone.
You can start by entering an address (or just a city name) in the fly-to search panel and see Google Earth zoom to that location. Next check out the Google Earth user's gui…de (which includes video tutorials) and see what else Google Earth can do.
When you create driving directions in Google Earth it creates a placemark at each turn/step in the route in addition to a path for the entire route. This helps you visualize t…he route and you may launch into Street View at any way point to really see a given area. You can click on ' Printable view ' link to jump into a web browser with the directions in Google Maps, which you can print more easily. For more details see section in Google Earth users guide in related links below.
Google Earth has a bunch of tools including Historical view, Street View, a Ruler for measuring distance/area, and a Flight Simulator to name just a few. Detailed help can …be found in the Google Earth User's guide in related links below. Start with ' Getting Started ' section or jump to a specific section that you're looking for help in.
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.