New WebCams Layer for Google Earth

Webcams.travel webcams in Google EarthBack on the 1st of June, I mentioned and shared a new KMLd collection by Webcams.travel showing 4500 web cams around the world as placemarks in Google Earth. This morning, I noticed the layer has been incorporated into Google Earth. You’ll see it in the Geographic Web->Preview layer. Or, you can look for it under Gallery->Webcams.travel. Open up the oval-shaped placemarks to see the current webcam view for that location. See the example in the screenshot of the beach at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Webcams.travel collection is certainly the largest collection of webcams I’ve seen in Google Earth. However, be aware that the placemarks are user-generated. Many of the webcam placements are inaccurate (e.g. I found two placemarks of Guadaloupe that are actually webcams for St. Barts, and several other wrong labels or placements in other Caribbean islands).
There have been many other smaller placemark collections showing webcams. Here are a few written about here at GEB:

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