The best of Google Earth for September, 2013


September was a great month for Google Earth, with many new things to discuss and show off.  Here are some of my favorites: looked at some of the most likely missile targets in … [Read more...]

Excellent 3D model of Don Valley Stadium in Google Earth


Over the years we've seen many amazing 3D models of stadiums in Google Earth.  The massive Cowboys Stadium is very impressive, and Old Trafford Stadium was remarkably well done.  For pure detail, … [Read more...]

Amazing 3D model of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona


With only a few weeks left until new models in the 3D Warehouse are no longer loaded into Google Earth, we thought it'd be nice to check out a beautiful one that was just accepted. Pedro Domecq, who … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to test Fresnel Zones


Earlier this year we showed you the WiNPT, a visualization that used Google Earth terrain data to help plan wireless networks. WiNPT has rebraned to become EngineMaps and has released a new … [Read more...]

“Why does Google Earth keep tilting the view when I zoom in?”

We've had a number of emails from users lately that are complaining that Google Earth tilts their view as they zoom in, and it's difficult to get the view "fixed".  In this article we'll show you how … [Read more...]

A detailed reconstruction of the July 2013 train accident in Spain


When it comes to building incredibly accurate 3D models, Peter Olsen is as good as they get.  He's built some excellent models of items like Mount Rushmore and the Costa Concordia, but he's also … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

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With today marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, we thought we'd again take a look at the ever-changing skyline of the city.  New York City has … [Read more...]

Exploring the moon in Google Earth

While hundreds millions of people have used Google Earth over the years, many aren't aware of some of the great things it can do.  One of those is the ability to explore our moon, which is an … [Read more...]

Konut shows off amazing 3D construction projects in Turkey


The people that brought us 3DLocationEarth a few years ago are back with a great new project called 3DKonut. They've created the models on the site to show off a variety of construction projects in … [Read more...]

Google continues to expand 3D imagery, but starting to phase out 3D Warehouse


Google is continuing to push out very rapid updates to their 3D imagery, now releasing it in a variety of new cities: United States: Jackson, MS, Sumter, SC, Sioux City, IA, Newark, NJ, Brunswick, … [Read more...]