Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places and share with others.
Embed this Program Add this Program to your website by copying the code below. Preview Preview •. Google Earth includes a very wide, and constantly increasing library of layers, which you can add to the map to enrich your experience. You'll find all sorts of information, from historical landscapes to national parks, regions where you can find endangered species or tourist spots. Google Earth will also showcase more news related information such as forest fires or tsunamis. But Google Earth is not limited to terrain, and with every new version, it adds new sources of satellite imagery and information about other areas in the world. Say you're really into stars; then you should turn to the Space mode and navigate among the constellations.
Or, if you prefer exploring the seas, enable the Water surface option and learn all the secrets about oceans and marine creatures. What's more, the latest version lets you travel in time by providing you with a new Historical Imagery function that allows you to see the evolution of certain locations during the past few years. Moving around in Google Earth is incredibly intuitive thanks to the multiple navigation tools. Some areas will show less information than others, and Google Earth is known to use up a substantial amount of bandwidth, but it remains a fascinating piece of software. Recently updated to include Google Street View, you now don't have to make the choice of which Google mapping tool you want to use when planning routes and inspecting the globe. Google Earth is as of yet an unequaled application. Browse around the world, zoom into streets, gaze at the stars or dive into the ocean.
Millions of possibilities. By Anonymous great tool. Google Earth has been available for some time now for Mac. It was getting frustrating hearing PC users brag about it so now we can actually brag on the basis that Google Earth looks much better on Mac. I never get tired of the features like getting directions, or how easily you can find a restaurant. Most of the time I actually use it to browse around at places I know though.
The only downside is that Google Earth is definitely a resource hog. Pia for mac. When I use I definitely quit all other applications. Pros: Finally for mac Define your search Look for directions, restaurants. Cons: Resource hog!!!! Some areas of Europe not well covered reviewed on May 8, 2006 • • Articles about Google Earth.