Google Earth Tips Archives

March 29, 2013

Managing KML and KMZ files on mobile devices

Google Earth has consistently been improving on mobile devices over time and last year's update to version 6.2 brought a giant new feature to it -- KML support.

While Google Earth on mobile supports KML and KMZ files, there still isn't a native sync between your desktop and mobile versions of Earth. Here are some ways to help you load and view your favorite KML files on your mobile device.

Google Earth on Android

First, of course, find and save the placemarks that you want to view into a KMZ file and save that file somewhere on your computer. From there you have three main options.

1 - Email

The easiest way is likely to just email the file to yourself, then open it from the email account on your mobile device. This should work on most versions of Android and iOS.

2 - Sync it to another application

If you use Dropbox or Google Drive, you can save your file in there, open that application on your mobile device, then have it open the KMZ file with Google Earth. On Android you can also use an alternate file manger such as "Astro" to save and open the file.

3 - Sync it via Google "My Maps"

This last option doesn't use Google Earth, but is a nice way to view KML content on the go. First, open Google Maps on your desktop and click "My Places" at the top of the left column. Create a new map, select the "Import" option at the top, and then import the KMZ file into that map. After you have saved the it you can open Google Maps on your device and choose the "Layers" button. Look for "My Maps" and you should find your new map in the list and can open it.

Google Earth on mobile is getting more powerful all the time, if for no other reason than because devices are becoming increasingly powerful with higher resolution screens. Google Earth on my Nexus 10 is stunning and will only get better as faster and sharper devices are released.

What is your favorite feature of Google Earth on your mobile device?


Posted by mickmel at 8:18 AM | Comments (2)

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February 15, 2013

How Google Earth imagery works

Here at Google Earth Blog we get a few questions almost every day through our contact form. We encourage you to use if it you ever have a question about any aspect of Google Earth.

With that in mind, here are a few of the most common ones we get related to imagery:

Do you have imagery for August 15, 2011 at 3:50pm? My house/car/business was broken into and we want to catch the thieves.

Sadly, this is incredibly unlikely. Because of the way that Google Earth imagery works, any given area is typically only updated once every few years. The odds that they captured imagery at the precise moment you need it, along with the the odds of the imagery actually capturing a detail that helps with the investigation, are very remote.

The imagery in my city is 3 years old. When will it be updated again?

The short answer is that we have no idea, as Google doesn't release that kind of information ahead of time. We recommend that you sign up to be notified when new imagery is released in your area, and be sure to keep an eye on the "historical imagery" as it's sometimes newer than the base imagery.

How can I get a live streaming view of Google Earth?

In short, you can't. Despite what you see in movies like "Men in Black", the government can't either. While it seems likely that we'll have a live-streaming Google Earth in the coming decades, the technology simply isn't there yet. Not only would you need thousands of additional satellites capturing imagery (and the corresponding servers on the ground to process it in real-time), but there are also images with daylight, weather, angles, etc. Beyond that, I'm sure we'll see issues with privacy begin to arise as well.

We again refer you to the "about Google Earth imagery" post to see how complex it is to add imagery to Google Earth. Having to cover all 57.5 million square miles of earth in real-time will be quite a challenge, but one that I know engineers are looking forward to tackling.

Be sure to check out the full basics section for more answers, don't hesitate to ask if you have other questions.


Posted by mickmel at 8:15 AM | Comments (5)

December 27, 2012

Tracking Winter Storm Euclid with Google Earth

A major winter storm is ripping across the eastern United States right now, with blizzard warnings stretching 730 continuous miles. Google Earth offers some great tools for tracking storms such as this, allowing you to really dig in and see what's going on.

To start, you can enable the "Clouds" and "Radar" layers under the main [Weather] layer to get a look at the current conditions. Using those tools with this storm helps to show just how massive it is:

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The radar and cloud layers are actually positioned miles above the surface of the planet in Google Earth, allowing you to fly below them to see the original imagery. As a cute bonus feature from Google, if you fly below rain or snow you'll actually see the precipitation falling when you're below the clouds. Here is a screenshot with snow falling, though it's hard to see when it's a static image:

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To get details for a particular city, simply enable the "Conditions and Forecasts" layer, then click the icon for a city to get a detailed forecast:

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Of course, you can also view radar information on your favorite weather site, many of which use Google-powered maps (such as my favorite, the "WunderMap" on Weather Underground).

If you're affected by this storm, we offer you our best. Stay warm and safe!


Posted by mickmel at 7:51 AM | Comments (2)

December 24, 2012

Tracking Santa in Google Earth

As they've done for years, Google is once again helping to track Santa's journey around the world tonight! All of the action will be tracked on the official Santa Tracker site at google.com/santatracker. Santa's journey is already underway, and he's currently just off the coast of Japan.

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To follow Santa while you're on the go, there is a Santa Tracker app available for Android, which gives you easy mobile access to track his journey.

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Also, you can keep up with the latest via the Google Maps page on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

Learn more about the 2012 Santa Tracker on the Google Lat Long Blog.


Posted by mickmel at 8:05 AM | Comments (1)

December 20, 2012

Using Google Earth to teach math

We love to see ways that Google Earth is being used in classroom settings around the world. Frank first showed some uses for this back in 2006 and we've shown you other ideas over the years.

Most of those ideas revolve around geography, as you'd expect, but today's example is a way to use Google Earth to help teach math! As explained in the Primary Ideas blog, they've come up with two ways use use the "ruler" tool to work on math skills.

Calculating Area and Perimeter

The ruler too can be used to measure the dimensions of the school playground, a football pitch (see below), a child's garden, the courtyard of Buckingham palace or even The Pentagon, anywhere really! This can be either as a whole class on an interactive display, with everyone calculating areas and perimeters based on the measurements taken or as individuals taking measurements on computers or hand held devices.
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Converting Lengths

I've usually done this converting between centimetres, meters and kilometres, but it can also be used to practise converting metric to imperial or vice versa. The example below shows how the length of one side of the Pentagon can be measured and then converted into various different units of measure.
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They get into more detail on these items in the full blog entry, which I encourage you to check out.


Posted by mickmel at 7:15 AM | Comments (2)


More entries for this category:

  1. Google Earth on the Nexus 10 - December 14, 2012
  2. Google Earth Communities on Google+ - December 12, 2012
  3. Botswana not happy with Google Street View - December 7, 2012
  4. Google Earth A to Z: The full list - December 4, 2012
  5. Google Earth A to Z: Zoom - November 28, 2012
  6. Google Earth A to Z: YouTube - October 23, 2012
  7. Google Earth A to Z: Terrain, Trees and Tours - September 19, 2012
  8. Google Earth A to Z: Street View, Sharing, and Smoots - September 12, 2012
  9. Google Earth A to Z: Roads - September 3, 2012
  10. Google Earth A to Z: Questions - August 29, 2012
  11. Google Earth A to Z: Pretty Earth, Places, Panoramio and the Plug-in - August 21, 2012
  12. Google Earth A to Z: Overview Map - August 16, 2012
  13. Back to School with Google Earth - August 13, 2012
  14. How to record video of your Google Earth actions - August 9, 2012
  15. Google Earth A to Z: Navigation - August 7, 2012
  16. Google Earth A to Z: Measurements, Mobile, Mars and Moon - August 1, 2012
  17. Google Earth A to Z: Latitude/Longitude and Layers - July 30, 2012
  18. Google Earth A to Z: Keyhole and KML - July 25, 2012
  19. Google Earth A to Z: Japan and Jane Goodall - July 18, 2012
  20. Google Earth A to Z: Imagery and iOS - July 13, 2012
  21. Google Earth A to Z: Historical Imagery - July 11, 2012
  22. Google Earth A to Z: GPS and the Google Earth Gallery - July 9, 2012
  23. Tips for using Google Earth on mobile devices - June 28, 2012
  24. Google Earth A to Z: Cache - June 22, 2012
  25. What is a smoot? - June 19, 2012
  26. Google Earth A to Z: Buildings and Borders - June 18, 2012
  27. Google Earth A to Z: Android, Antialiasing and Anisotropic Filtering - June 13, 2012
  28. Navigation tricks in Google Earth - May 21, 2012
  29. How to correct map errors in Google Earth - May 11, 2012
  30. Find the freshest imagery with Google's "imagery updates" KML - March 8, 2012
  31. Google Earth 6 now required for Street View - January 25, 2012
  32. Help keep Google Earth accurate with the improved Map Maker tool - December 19, 2011
  33. Google Earth Blog is now on Google+ - November 8, 2011
  34. Tips to make the Google Earth Flight Simulator easier to use - September 29, 2011
  35. How to speed up Google Earth - September 19, 2011
  36. Measuring distances with the Google Earth Ruler - September 2, 2011
  37. New Street View imagery in Iraq's National Museum; the Amazon is coming soon - August 18, 2011
  38. Ten easy steps to learn about a place with Google Earth - August 15, 2011
  39. Can't export to KML from Google Maps? Here's a workaround. - July 10, 2011
  40. Can Google come update my area? - May 12, 2011
  41. How Google Earth displays dates on their imagery - March 30, 2011
  42. Fixing incorrect information in Google Earth - December 28, 2010
  43. Android and Google Earth Technology - December 13, 2010
  44. New Ground-Level View in Google Earth 6 - November 29, 2010
  45. Getting started with Google Earth - October 14, 2010
  46. Important Basics for Google Earth - August 23, 2010
  47. Google Earth For Sailors and Travelers - August 12, 2010
  48. Session videos from Google I/O 2010 now available - June 9, 2010
  49. Flexible screen from Toshiba allows you to "bend to zoom" in Google Earth - June 3, 2010
  50. Where 2.0 - Day 2: Part 2 - March 31, 2010
  51. Links: Burj Dubai, Historical Imagery Updates, Updated EveryTrail App - January 5, 2010
  52. The year 2009 in Google Earth - December 30, 2009
  53. My Kite Photos in Google Earth/Maps - November 25, 2009
  54. The best finds in the new imagery - November 4, 2009
  55. New Google Earth Imagery - October 20 - October 20, 2009
  56. Update for Google Earth 5.1 released - September 23, 2009
  57. Fresh Update to the Ocean Expeditions layer - September 22, 2009
  58. New Korea Tourism Layer in Google Earth - September 21, 2009
  59. Adding Audio to Google Earth Tours - September 18, 2009
  60. SketchUp Bridge Competition Winners - September 17, 2009
  61. Google Makes Crop Circles Popular - September 16, 2009
  62. Augmented Reality with Google Earth - September 15, 2009
  63. More 3D Cities Appearing in Google Earth - September 14, 2009
  64. Google Earth 5.1 Really Improved - September 11, 2009
  65. Google Earth 5.1 Released - September 9, 2009
  66. US College Football - September 8, 2009
  67. Two New 3D Cities in Google Earth: Dublin and Cardiff - September 4, 2009
  68. Capsized Container Ship in Historical Imagery - September 3, 2009
  69. Links: New Earth API Docs, Fire Shot, Where 2.0, Panoramio Winners, New SketchUp, Belgrade News - September 1, 2009
  70. Station Fire in California in Google Earth - August 31, 2009
  71. KML File Showing New Imagery, Imagery Updated in Google Maps - August 28, 2009
  72. New Google Earth Imagery - August 26 - August 26, 2009
  73. Educational Uses for Google Earth - August 25, 2009
  74. Links: Alphabet Soup, 3D Models movie, Fire tracking - August 24, 2009
  75. Afghanistan News Overview in Google Earth - August 21, 2009
  76. Non-profit's Guide to Using Google Earth/Maps - August 20, 2009
  77. Links: August Sightseer, Google Earth Explorer, California Fires, European Map Maker - August 19, 2009
  78. Google Releases Street View in Switzerland, Portugal, and Taiwan - August 18, 2009
  79. Finland's Helsinki Now Has 3D Buildings in Google Earth - August 17, 2009
  80. Google Earth Lesson Presentation - August 12, 2009
  81. Planes For Google Earth Flight Simulator - August 11, 2009
  82. Cat 4 Storm Felicia Headed for Hawaii - See in Google Earth - August 7, 2009
  83. Google Treats 20 Super Modelers to Trip to Boulder - August 6, 2009
  84. August Imagery Update in a Handy KML - August 4, 2009
  85. August 2009 Imagery Update for Google Earth - August 2, 2009
  86. New 3D Perspective in Maps API for Flash - July 31, 2009
  87. Google Earth Videos - July 30, 2009
  88. GE Tweets: 3D Cities, 53 Stations, New Earth API Docs - July 29, 2009
  89. Amazing Find Returns to Google Earth: Lancaster Bomber - July 28, 2009
  90. Amazing Lunar Lander Game Using Google Earth - July 27, 2009
  91. Google Marries Panoramio Lookaround to Street View - July 25, 2009
  92. Links: Multiple Searches, More Moon Stuff, New Sightseer, 3D Cities - July 23, 2009
  93. Best Google Earth Tour To Date: Apollo 11 - July 22, 2009
  94. Moon in Google Earth - Reflections and Easter Eggs - July 21, 2009
  95. More on Moon in Google Earth - July 20, 2009
  96. Favorite Places of Famous People in Google Earth - July 18, 2009
  97. Links: Google Moon Monday, Tax Evasion, Panoramio Winners, Canada Wins - July 17, 2009
  98. 360 Degrees Longitude Book Using Google Earth - July 15, 2009
  99. Google Releases Details on July Imagery Update in KML - July 14, 2009
  100. View Details on July 22 Total Solar Eclipse in Google Earth - July 13, 2009
  101. New Google Earth Imagery - July 2009 - Good and Bad Part 2 - July 11, 2009
  102. Links: New GE Enterprise, My Location, Fossett Crash Report, Bridge Winners - July 10, 2009
  103. Google Earth Event on July 20th in DC - Expect the Moon - July 9, 2009
  104. PhotoSketch Released - Make 3D Buildings from Photos - July 8, 2009
  105. Snoovel - Google Earth Tour Creation and Hosting Site - July 7, 2009
  106. Help Google Earth with Survey, and other GE-related News - July 6, 2009
  107. North Shore City, New Zealand in Google Earth - July 2, 2009
  108. NASA/Japan Release Terrain Data - Google Earth's is Better - July 1, 2009
  109. NASA Doing Robotic Recon with Google Earth - June 30, 2009
  110. Tour de France 2009 in Google Earth - June 29, 2009
  111. Links: Michael Jackson Neverland, Amnesty International, New Placenames, GE Outreach - June 26, 2009
  112. New 3D Cities in Google Earth: Warsaw, Prague, Oslo, Toronto, Indianapolis - June 25, 2009
  113. Links: Muggers Caught, Tehran Imagery, Ocean Celebration, UNHCR Donation - June 24, 2009
  114. New Places Site - Record Movie Postcards in Google Earth - June 22, 2009
  115. Gimme Shelter Campaign via Google Earth - June 18, 2009
  116. Memorial to UTA Flight 772 Visible from Space - June 16, 2009
  117. Using Google Earth to Review Urban Development Project - June 15, 2009
  118. Google Reveals Details on 3D Buildings Layer Process - June 12, 2009
  119. Lots of New 3D Content Added in Google Earth - June 10, 2009
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  124. Exoplanet Astronomy Star Trek Style - June 3, 2009
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  127. Links: New 3D Tours Gallery, Earth API Update - May 29, 2009
  128. 3D Flight Tracking in Netherlands with Google Earth - May 28, 2009
  129. New "Businesses" layer for Google Earth and iPhone Google Earth - May 27, 2009
  130. Google MapMaker - 64 New Countries Google Maps and Google Earth - May 26, 2009
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  138. News - Sky makes it to Android, Greece Halts Street View - May 13, 2009
  139. Golden Temple in 3D in Google Earth - May 12, 2009
  140. Google Earth 5 No Longer Beta - May 11, 2009
  141. May 2009 Imagery Update for Google Earth - May 9, 2009
  142. Current Positions of 10,000+ Ships World-wide in Google Earth - May 8, 2009
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  144. Google Ads in Some Google Earth Panoramio Placemarks - May 6, 2009
  145. Henry Hudson 400th Anniversary in Google Earth/Maps - May 4, 2009
  146. Two Collections: US Coast Guard and Right Whales - April 28, 2009
  147. Plane Wreck Mystery Solved with Google Earth - April 27, 2009
  148. Swiss Fighter Video Synched - GE 5 Style - April 26, 2009
  149. Use Google Earth on Earth Day - April 22, 2009
  150. Links: Ocean Now, Michigan Earth Day, Goldman Prize, Convention Center, Queen Mary - April 21, 2009
  151. USS New Jersey Battleship in 3D - April 16, 2009
  152. Synchronized YouTube with Google Earth Plugin - April 15, 2009
  153. Submarine Sim for Google Ocean - April 14, 2009
  154. Weekend Google Earth Update Included New 3D Terrain - April 13, 2009
  155. Easter Weekend Imagery Update for Google Earth - April 11, 2009
  156. Simple Embedding of a Google Earth 5 Tour - April 10, 2009
  157. Why Google Earth 5 Tours in a Plugin Rock - April 9, 2009
  158. L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake in Google Earth - April 8, 2009
  159. Introduction to Mars Tour with GE Plugin - April 7, 2009
  160. Touring with Google Earth Plugin - April 6, 2009
  161. Places Layer Added for iPhone Google Earth - April 4, 2009
  162. Shaded Relief Map for Google Earth - April 3, 2009
  163. New Google Earth 5 Plugin Released - April 1, 2009
  164. Using Google Earth Offline - March 31, 2009
  165. Links: Where 2.0, Map Lens, Historical Placemarks, Condé Nast - March 30, 2009
  166. Using Street View in Google Earth - March 26, 2009
  167. Home Made Street View for Google Earth - March 25, 2009
  168. Stereo 3D Views for Google Earth - March 23, 2009
  169. Google Earth Layers - March 22, 2009
  170. Links: Wally Found, Unemployment Map, 1000-Year Old Fish Trap, New GeoEye Photos - March 20, 2009
  171. Another Sneaky Google Earth Imagery Update - March 2009 - March 19, 2009
  172. Google Earth Used for Good, Mostly - March 18, 2009
  173. St. Patrick's Day Fun with Google Earth - March 17, 2009
  174. Google Earth Historical Imagery Update - 16-March-2009 - March 16, 2009
  175. Google Earth Mars Update - Live Imagery from Another Planet - March 13, 2009
  176. Google Adds More User Content to Maps/Earth Search Results - March 12, 2009
  177. US Solar Jobs Map - March 11, 2009
  178. Upcoming Conferences - March 10, 2009
  179. Upside Down Earthquakes - March 9, 2009
  180. Google Announces Two New 3D Cities - March 7, 2009
  181. Google Geo Hackathon Report - March 6, 2009
  182. Links: New 3D Town Project, Model Underwater, World's Largest Ship Graveyard - March 3, 2009
  183. Las Vegas Growth - 1984-2009 - March 2, 2009
  184. New Imagery Google Earth - 28-February-2009 - February 28, 2009
  185. Panoramio Look Around in Google Earth - February 27, 2009
  186. Google Earth 5 Tour Roundup - February 26, 2009
  187. Google Earth 5 Cool Tip: Flight Simulator in Ocean or Mars - February 25, 2009
  188. This Google Earth File Could Make you Sick - February 20, 2009
  189. Google Chrome Supports Earth API Plugin - February 19, 2009
  190. Make AR Movies from Google Earth 3D Models - February 18, 2009
  191. YouTube Searching in Google Earth - February 16, 2009
  192. Google Earth 5 - More News Roundup - February 6, 2009
  193. Jimmy Buffet Helps Announce Google Earth 5 - February 5, 2009
  194. Google Earth 5 Easter Egg: Talk to a Martian - February 4, 2009
  195. Tips for Developers with Google Earth 5.0 - February 3, 2009
  196. Google Earth 5 - Record Tour Mode Features - February 2, 2009
  197. Review: The KML Handbook - January 28, 2009
  198. Vancouver in 3D in Google Earth - January 27, 2009
  199. Links: New GE Help Forums, DC-3 Weather Vane, NYC GE Visitor Center, Virtual Alabama Video, 360Cities Embed - January 22, 2009
  200. Fly Flight 1549 Yourself in Google Earth - January 21, 2009
  201. Links: New Geo Developer Stuff, Embeddable GE Plugin Gadget, Google Earth Cache Basics, Mac Stuff - January 15, 2009
  202. Les Saintes Got Some Terrain in Google Earth - January 14, 2009
  203. Print 3D Buildings from Google Earth - January 7, 2009
  204. Links: UK Street View Spring?, Gaza Strip Map, Archeaology trip, iPhone GE tips - January 2, 2009
  205. World Sunlight Map in Google Earth - December 31, 2008
  206. The Year 2008 in Google Earth - December 21, 2008
  207. New Improved Ancient Rome 3D - December 20, 2008
  208. Links: Going Sailing, Mumbai Attacks, Street View, South Africa Award - December 11, 2008
  209. Google Earth Plugin Roundup - December 5, 2008
  210. Google Earth Plugin Available Now For Mac OS X - December 3, 2008
  211. 360Cities - 3D Panoramas Now Available in Google Earth Layer - November 20, 2008
  212. New 3D Cities in Google Earth: Pittsburgh, Seattle - November 14, 2008
  213. Street View Car Spotted in New Zealand - November 10, 2008
  214. Google 3D Warehouse Adds Google Earth Plugin - November 7, 2008
  215. Links: US Elections, KML Handbook, MetaAtlas, Israel Road Maps - November 6, 2008
  216. Google Geo Challenge Grants - Up to $100,000 - November 3, 2008
  217. Google Earth as Giant 3D Pumpkin - October 31, 2008
  218. Google Earth for the iPhone Released! - October 26, 2008
  219. Links: Planet Search, Interactive KML, FlightSim, iPhone GPS - October 21, 2008
  220. Enhancing Presentations with Google Earth - October 20, 2008
  221. Panoramio Changes - October 4, 2008
  222. Links: Maker! Launched, GEH Mobile, Sharing 3DWH, Barcelona Google, Events map - October 2, 2008
  223. Links: A Million Photos, Wii Jogging, Transportation, Argentina Roads, KML Contest, Ryder Cup - September 26, 2008
  224. Top 10 Games With Google Earth - September 24, 2008
  225. Google Earth API Demo Gallery - September 9, 2008
  226. Links: Hurricane Ike, GeoEye Launched, Aviation Maps, McClendon in Kansas - September 8, 2008
  227. Google Earth News Roundup - September 5, 2008
  228. Links: Burning Man, Earth API, GlobalMapper, Hazards Database, X-Prize - August 25, 2008
  229. 3D Driving Directions and Driving Simulator - August 12, 2008
  230. Google Launches 3D 2008 Olympic Games - August 8, 2008
  231. Follow a Book, Check Aeronautical Charts in Google Earth Plugin - July 31, 2008
  232. Panoramio News: Contest, Look Around Applications - July 29, 2008
  233. More Add-ons for Google Earth Flight Simulator - July 28, 2008
  234. Best Google Earth Interface Videos - July 16, 2008
  235. Urban Art Ultimate Goal: Google Earth - July 14, 2008
  236. New Google Earth 4.3 (beta) Available - Version 4.3.7284.3916 - July 11, 2008
  237. Links: Earth API Explained, Tour of 3D, Geography Lesson Plan, How NIN KML Was Done - July 7, 2008
  238. Nice Range Map for Important Animals in Google Earth - July 4, 2008
  239. Google Releases Street View for Tour de France in Google Earth/Maps - July 2, 2008
  240. Google Releases More Map Crowdsourcing Tools - June 24, 2008
  241. Google Earth Plugin Now Runs in Firefox 3 - June 22, 2008
  242. Easy Embedding of the Google Earth Plugin - June 20, 2008
  243. June 2008 Update Has More Unannounced 3D Buildings - June 11, 2008
  244. Sneaky Google Earth Imagery Update - June 1, 2008
  245. Google Earth Mashups on a Web Page Starting Today - May 28, 2008
  246. Links: Placemark Tips, Directions Saving, Geo Sitemaps, Random tip, MapWiki - May 27, 2008
  247. Getting KML into Google's Geo Search Engine - May 20, 2008
  248. Mike's Flying Bike for Google Earth - May 16, 2008
  249. Links: New StreetView Stuff, WorldWide Telescope, Yahoo WOE, Dishpointer, GPSAnimator - May 13, 2008
  250. Google Earth 3D Model Friday - May 9, 2008
  251. NASA Time Animation of Ionosphere For Google Earth - May 5, 2008
  252. Links: Night Cities, Educators, VE Imagery, Space Telescopes, Custom Compass - May 2, 2008
  253. Different Ways to Map Symbols in Google Earth - April 30, 2008
  254. Google Earth for Pilots - April 29, 2008
  255. How to Get 3D Buildings in Google Earth - April 24, 2008
  256. Google Earth For Earth Day - April 22, 2008
  257. Google Earth Zooming Music Video - April 21, 2008
  258. Links: GE Lesson, GETools, Microsoft KML, 3D Bridges, Royal Australian 3D, EPA Award - April 18, 2008
  259. New Layers for Google Earth's Sky Mode - April 17 - April 17, 2008
  260. New Navigation Gadgets in Google Earth 4.3 - April 16, 2008
  261. Google Earth 4.3 First Impressions and Screenshots - April 15, 2008
  262. Advanced Photo Placement in Google Earth - April 14, 2008
  263. Links: GE/SketchUp Classes, Sea Ice Update, Bergen Terrain, Waldo - April 11, 2008
  264. Links: Viewfinder, KML in the North, GE Pro Address Trick, Boy Finds Home - April 10, 2008
  265. Google 3D Warehouse Supporting Street View - April 9, 2008
  266. Google Adds More Countries with Weather Radar Layer - March 20, 2008
  267. YouTube API on Swiss Fighter Video - March 14, 2008
  268. Video Tutorials Inside Google Earth - March 12, 2008
  269. Super UK Photo Project geograph Turns Three - March 6, 2008
  270. Google Earth 3D Cities Program - March 5, 2008
  271. Live Orbit Tracker in Google Earth - March 3, 2008
  272. Collection of Sundials in Google Earth - February 29, 2008
  273. UK Earthquake - View Data in Google Earth - February 27, 2008
  274. NOAA Weather Data in Google Earth - February 25, 2008
  275. Predict Tonight's Lunar Eclipse with Google Earth - February 20, 2008
  276. Big Update to Google Earth Outreach - February 13, 2008
  277. Wikiloc - GPS Tracks Site - February 11, 2008
  278. F-16 Cockpit Add-on For Google Earth Flight Sim - February 8, 2008
  279. YouTube Layer in Google Earth Updating Daily - February 7, 2008
  280. Links: SpaceNavigator Contest, Excel to KML, Google Geo Talk, Crysis - February 5, 2008
  281. Using Street View in Google Earth - February 4, 2008
  282. Real-Time Google Earth GPS Tracking - via Bus - February 2, 2008
  283. Video Tutorials for Google Earth - January 31, 2008
  284. Water Bodies in Google Earth - See Australia's! - January 28, 2008
  285. New Layer Goodness for Google Earth - January 2008 - January 25, 2008
  286. Links: KML Wrap-up, New Orrery, Zip Scribble, South China Sea - January 23, 2008
  287. Sky Layers Bug - Workaround - January 14, 2008
  288. Tracking Flights in Google Earth - January 11, 2008
  289. New Features to Real-time Earthquake Monitoring - January 10, 2008
  290. Google Sky - The Next Generation (Updated) - January 9, 2008
  291. Navigation Gadget Tricks with Google Earth 4 - January 8, 2008
  292. Links: Waldo, Mouse Tricks, Route Builder, touchEarth, Uganda Googles - January 7, 2008
  293. Top 25 Stories of Google Earth 2007 - December 27, 2007
  294. Links: Daily Earth Imagery, Antarctica Photos, Panoramio Searchable, Santa Sleigh - December 18, 2007
  295. AGU Fall Meeting - Day 1 Highlights - December 13, 2007
  296. Earthquake Activity Time Animation - December 12, 2007
  297. December Data Update for Google Earth - December 6, 2007
  298. Arctic Ice Melting Animation in Google Earth - November 26, 2007
  299. Earth at Night from Rosetta - November 21, 2007
  300. Links: Russian Oil Spill, KML Screen Overlay Maker, Android Demo - November 13, 2007
  301. National Geographic Supports Geography Awareness Week - November 12, 2007
  302. Big Layer Update - Weather Layers in Google Earth - November 8, 2007
  303. Links: GE on Phones?, PhotoOverlay Tutorial, EarthNC Update, Time Embedder Tool - November 6, 2007
  304. X PRIZE Cup Photos Mapped - November 1, 2007
  305. Happy Halloween Google Earth - October 31, 2007
  306. It's About Time - KML Articles by Google - October 30, 2007
  307. Links: Glider Towing, 3D Bonanza, John Hanke Presentation, Google Maps Profiles, Virtual Earth 3D Modeling - October 19, 2007
  308. 3D Warehouse Update - Collada Files - October 18, 2007
  309. Business Layers Have Reviews and Pictures in Google Earth - October 16, 2007
  310. New Google Earth Add Content Button - October 12, 2007
  311. New Community Maps Search Results in Google Earth - October 11, 2007
  312. Ten Easy Steps to Learn About a Place with Google Earth - September 27, 2007
  313. Beautiful Sky in Google Earth - September 26, 2007
  314. 3D Warehouse Open to All 3D KML Content - September 25, 2007
  315. Links: Planet Orbits, SuperOverlay 2.0, GEC 1 million, Google Social Network - September 24, 2007
  316. 3D Red Bull Flights in Google Earth - September 21, 2007
  317. New Google Earth Layers Update - September 19 - September 19, 2007
  318. New Update to Google Earth: v4.2.0198 - September 16, 2007
  319. 3D Buildings - Groningen, Netherlands - September 14, 2007
  320. New Google Maps Moon Update - September 13, 2007
  321. Sky News Roundup: New Horizon, SpaceNavigator, Google plans for Sky - September 12, 2007
  322. Back to School - Educational Uses with Google Earth - September 11, 2007
  323. News Roundup: Flight Sim Tips, Clouds and Weather, KML 2.2, Google Solar Panels, Pollution - September 10, 2007
  324. Adding New PhotoOverlays to Google Earth - September 7, 2007
  325. Flight Simulator HUD Display Guide, and an Advanced Tip - September 6, 2007
  326. News Roundup: Flight Simulator Goodies, PhotoViewer Stuff, Video tourism - September 4, 2007
  327. Video for Flying with Google Earth Flight Simulator - September 3, 2007
  328. Flight Simulator Mode in Google Earth 4.2 - August 31, 2007
  329. Sky Goodies: Hubble Tracker, Sky KML Guide, Horizon Add-on - August 30, 2007
  330. Google Earth 4.2 Roundup - August 27, 2007
  331. Google Earth 4.2 - Release notes wanted, new icons - August 26, 2007
  332. Hidden Feature in Google Earth Sky - August 23, 2007
  333. Embed Video In Google Earth 4.2 Placemarks! - August 22, 2007
  334. New Google Earth Book Search Layer - August 20, 2007
  335. Our Sailing Holiday in Google Earth - August 10, 2007
  336. Using Google Earth and Web 2.0 Mapping Tools for GIS Visualizations - August 7, 2007
  337. Biography of Neil Armstrong in Google Earth - August 6, 2007
  338. Panorama of 3D Denver from Google Earth - August 4, 2007
  339. New Layers Update - Earth at Night NASA Layer - July 18, 2007
  340. Energy Production Information for Western US - July 17, 2007
  341. New Seven Wonders of the World in Google Earth - July 8, 2007
  342. Philosophy Behind Google Earth and Maps - July 5, 2007
  343. How Google Earth Really Works - July 4, 2007
  344. Google Earth Layer Changes - Geographic Web, Roads Layers - June 26, 2007
  345. Google Earth Sky - Part II - June 25, 2007
  346. How to Add a Sky to Google Earth - June 24, 2007
  347. News Roundup: GE 4.1 Stuff, Plotting a Trail, Business Reviews, More Second Earth - June 20, 2007
  348. Photo Finding in Google Earth - Just for Fun - June 15, 2007
  349. London Eye Animation with Shadows for Google Earth - June 11, 2007
  350. Huge Imagery Update Now Available in Google Maps - June 10, 2007
  351. Google Earth More Realistic with Better Terrain - June 6, 2007
  352. Google Transit in Google Earth - June 5, 2007
  353. Google StreetView Sightseeing - May 30, 2007
  354. Mini-News Roundup: SpaceNavigator Drawing, New York in 3D - May 29, 2007
  355. US Township and Range Land Survey Info for Google Earth - May 22, 2007
  356. New Layer for German Google Earth - May 21, 2007
  357. FlickrVision - And Now for Google Earth - May 15, 2007
  358. Google Earth in Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Korean, Arabic, and Czech - May 11, 2007
  359. Google Earth 4.1 (beta) Released! SpaceNavigator for the Mac! - May 9, 2007
  360. Multilingual Global Place Names for Google Earth - May 8, 2007
  361. The Google Earth Network Link - April 19, 2007
  362. Continuous Flow of New 3D Buildings - April 17, 2007
  363. About.com on Google Earth Archaeaology - April 9, 2007
  364. Directions from Google: "Swim across the Atlantic Ocean" - March 29, 2007
  365. Image Gallery of Google Earth Blog - March 25, 2007
  366. Google Supports GeoRSS, KML in Maps API - March 22, 2007
  367. Skype + Unype = Multi-User Google Earth - March 10, 2007
  368. Google Earth Links Page Updated - March 6, 2007
  369. Google Earth Tutorials - Making 3D Poloygons, GE Pro Movie Making - February 21, 2007
  370. 3D Video Inside Google Earth - February 7, 2007
  371. News Roundup - India Censorship, SightSeer, Plazes, Education - February 5, 2007
  372. Google Street Maps Overlay for Google Earth - February 2, 2007
  373. Navigation Tricks with Google Earth 4 - January 31, 2007
  374. Video Tutorials for SketchUp to Google Earth - January 30, 2007
  375. Discovery Sunrise on Google Earth - January 29, 2007
  376. Google Earth Data Error Compendium - January 24, 2007
  377. Google Earth Save Image Option - January 23, 2007
  378. Setting Up Google Earth Options - January 16, 2007
  379. News Roundup - KML indexing, GPS tools, SketchUp PhotoMatch Tutorial, GE Blogs - January 13, 2007
  380. Google Earth Layers - January 11, 2007
  381. Play Tour Mode in Google Earth - January 10, 2007
  382. Google Releases New 3D Buildings Layer for Google Earth - January 7, 2007
  383. Overview Map in Google Earth - January 6, 2007
  384. Updating GE Tips to GE 4 - January 3, 2007
  385. Using GPS in Real-time with Google Earth - January 2, 2007
  386. Shipwreck - A Historical Documentary Including 3D in Google Earth - December 8, 2006
  387. Animating 3D Models - New Examples - November 20, 2006
  388. Enhanced Graphics Settings for Google Earth - November 18, 2006
  389. New Google Earth 4 Tutorials - November 14, 2006
  390. Google Supports Geography Awareness Week - November 13, 2006
  391. Jupiter Clouds in Motion in Google Earth - November 12, 2006
  392. Geotagged Photos from X PRIZE Cup, GPS Track too - October 25, 2006
  393. News Roundup: AGU, Superoverlay tools, Marijuana bust, Sensor web update, Burning Man - October 24, 2006
  394. New US Elections 2006 Layer, Larry Page visit - October 22, 2006
  395. Google Earth Biographies: Hank Williams, Bob Marley, AC Gilbert - September 29, 2006
  396. Google Earth as a "Flight Simulator" - September 15, 2006
  397. Google Earth 4 Time Feature Example - September 14, 2006
  398. How to Make a Google Earth Panorama - September 6, 2006
  399. Back to School - Educational Uses with Google Earth - August 29, 2006
  400. Google Earth 4 Visual Guides - August 21, 2006
  401. Travels of Odysseus in Google Earth - August 12, 2006
  402. Make Picasa Web Album into a Google Earth File - August 11, 2006
  403. Goggles - Google Maps Flight Simulator, Also: Google Earth Flying - August 8, 2006
  404. Update to Ping Pong Ball Interface for Google Earth - Video - August 3, 2006
  405. ReefBase - Status of the World's Coral Reefs - July 25, 2006
  406. News Roundup - July 15, 2006
  407. Transportation Layer Improvements for Google Earth - July 14, 2006
  408. Google Earth V4 - New Terrain Detail Option - June 20, 2006
  409. GE-Path, GE-Graph - Useful Freeware for Google Earth - May 4, 2006
  410. Using the New 3D Warehouse Network Link - April 28, 2006
  411. New Search Feature in Placenames - Cool! - April 21, 2006
  412. Tutorials for Google Earth and GE Community - April 10, 2006
  413. Colored Description Bubbles in KML for Google Earth - April 7, 2006
  414. Google Earth Visual Guides - March 22, 2006
  415. Tutorials for Google Earth - March 18, 2006
  416. Street-Level Driving in Google Earth - March 1, 2006
  417. Image Overlay Creator for Google Earth - February 27, 2006
  418. Touch and Gos - February 22, 2006
  419. Why Google Earth and Prime Meridian Don't Line Up - February 11, 2006
  420. BatchGeoCode - Convert Addresses into Placemarks for Google Earth - February 1, 2006
  421. Important Basics for Google Earth - January 10, 2006
  422. FAQ: "Weird Circles" Seen From Space - December 26, 2005
  423. Enhanced Google Search Integration in Google Earth - December 20, 2005
  424. Need for Standardization for Referring to Google Earth Files - December 10, 2005
  425. Funky Buildings, Haunted Boats in Google Earth - December 7, 2005
  426. Jamaica Me Krazy in Google Earth - November 29, 2005
  427. Matching Photos to Google Earth - November 17, 2005
  428. Fantastic Google Earth Documentary on Sir Ernest Shackleton - November 14, 2005
  429. New Version of Google Earth (3.0.0739) - November 4, 2005
  430. Setting Up Google Earth Options - November 3, 2005
  431. Nice Global Cloud Map - September 26, 2005
  432. Hurricane Rita - Using Google Earth to Track - September 23, 2005
  433. Google Earth Files - KML/KMZ - September 15, 2005
  434. Link Google Earth to Online Maps - September 7, 2005
  435. Popular 3D Structures - September 6, 2005
  436. Offline Google Earth Use - August 31, 2005
  437. Ogle Earth Blog - August 27, 2005
  438. Overview Map - August 26, 2005
  439. Play Tour (aka Fly Mode) - August 25, 2005
  440. 3D Buildings in Google Earth - August 23, 2005
  441. Google Earth Uncensors - August 17, 2005
  442. New Cities Added - August 16, 2005
  443. Flying - Keeping a Flight Log - August 5, 2005
  444. Controlling Google Earth Pan/Tilt - August 4, 2005
  445. Geotagged Flickr photos on the fly... - August 3, 2005
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