Utah Geo Sightseeing in Google Earth

Devil's Slide in Google EarthIn the Google Earth imagery update of late February, Google Earth included the entire state of Utah in high resolution. Anyone who has seen pictures or visited Utah knows they have some very interesting geological formations. In mid-March the Utah Geological Survey announced the availability of “Utah Geosights ” for Google Earth. While this is a just a collection of placemarks, the placemarks are full of interesting information related to each location. Simply click on the placemark to open the descriptions. There are links to other information sources for each placemark. I think this is a good way to get introduced to some of the new high resolution imagery in Utah and to seeing some of the more interesting geological features of the state.

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  1. Ernst M. KoflAIR says:

    Yes, Utah has a really nice landscape with great and stunning views. But in the moment, (in Google Earth) nothing compares to Switzerland with its HiRes mesh of 10m/30ft. Had Utah also such a hires mesh, sightseeing there would be incomparable more fun. I hope Google soon gets more exact height data than their current set.

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