Turning a paper map into a 3D image overlay

As we mentioned recently with the historic maps from North Carolina, the “image overlay” feature in Google Earth is quite powerful. If you’ve never created one before, Kerry Leith from Stress-driven has written a simple step-by-step walkthrough to help get you started.

It’s really as simple as this:

Kerry goes into a bit more detail in his blog entry, where he walks through the process of taking a useful map from G.J. Hearn and overlays it onto Google Earth.

Good work, Kerry!

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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