The best of Google Earth for March, 2014

We saw some amazing new Google Earth-related stories in March, and here are some of my favorites.

We took a look at the latest release of SketchUp and the new version of the 3D Warehouse.

3d warehouse

George at MyReadingMapped dug into the topography of plate tectonics.

plate tectonics

We saw this remarkable image of a river that moves like a snake as its path adjusts over the course of 28 years.

river like a snake

Along with much of the earth, we looked at possible outcomes in the disappearance of flight MH370.

flight MH370

We looked at some remarkable projections of sea level rise in the next 2000 years, using Google Earth to show the possible results on various historic sites.

historical flooding

We showed you some Google Earth-inspired carpets from Roosmarijn Pallandt.

carpets

We dug into the fake “story” of Gemma Sheridan being trapped on a desert island and being found because of Google Earth.

gemma sheridan

We showed you how a few groups in Ohio used Google Earth to prove a case of illegal dumping in the Ohio river.

ohio river

We showed you some of the first imagery from the landslide in Oso, Washington, provided by NASA.

oso washington landslide

We took a look at Eric Stitt’s latest post, this one covering great use cases for the Google Earth overlay tool.

google earth overlay

What was your favorite story from March?

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.



Comments

  1. Corky McButterpants says:

    We showed you some Google Earth-inspired carpets from Roosmarijn Pallandt.
    • With broken link I never fixed

    We dug into the fake “story” of Gemma Sheridan being trapped on a desert island and being found because of Google Earth.
    • And didn’t update the story with submitted overlay and location points showing visible signs.

    *fixed

  2. Sevreil Lao says:

    Thi Month of March don’t have a Satellite Imagery Update.. :(

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