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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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
In addition to Google Earth you can use Google Maps directly from your web browser. You also use Bing Maps which is Microsoft's equivalent to Google Maps.
Google Earth, like a web browser, creates a disk and memory cache for downloaded content that can be changed in the Tools > Options > Cache menu panel. Google Earth can u…se as little as 256MB in memory but more is recommended. Disk cache starts with default of 400MB up to 2000MB (2GB) depending on how much free space is available, but this value can be decreased. Memory cache starts with a default 256MB up to 500MB depending on amount of physical memory installed on the system.
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Google Earth uses a Simple Cylindrical projection with a WGS84 datum for its imagery base.
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.
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.