Geocoding with Google Earth Pro Import

When Google Earth Pro was made available for free earlier this year we showed you that it could import addresses to Placemarks. However, what may not have been so obvious is that the geocoding that it … [Read more...]

‘Supermoon’ Lunar Eclipse on September 27

This Sunday, September 27th, 2015 there will be a total eclipse of the Moon known as a 'Supermoon' Lunar Eclipse. We have looked at both solar and lunar eclipses many times in the past. One of the … [Read more...]

New South Wales Globe

We have introduced you to NSW Globe in the past, but it is well worth a revisit. New South Wales is an Australian state. Its local government has made available, via a Google Earth KML file found on … [Read more...]

Moldova stands out in Google Earth

As we have discussed before, Google Earth shows different imagery at different zoom levels. When in the default view, the global image used is created from Landsat imagery. The landsat imagery, … [Read more...]

Street View comes to the Philippines

Only a day after Google added Street View to some Kenyan parks they have also added Street View for the Philippines. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long blog. As can be seen below, there have … [Read more...]

Street View in Kenyan parks

Google has released Street View for Samburu National Reserve and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. Read more about it on Google's Lat Long Blog. Be sure to watch the YouTube video as it shows the … [Read more...]

Fresnel Zones in Google Earth

A Fresnel Zone is a region of space between a wireless transmitter and receiver within which obstructions may cause interference to the signal. A couple of years ago we showed you a site called … [Read more...]

The Google Earth cache

The Google Earth cache not only provides significant performance benefits but also allows Google Earth to be used offline. For more on how to do this, see this post by Frank. The cache settings can … [Read more...]

Google Earth Community collections: craters

In April this year, Google retired the old Google Earth Community (GEC) forums that were hosted by Google. The GEC did not die but instead migrated to a new platform, where it continues to be an … [Read more...]

More KMLs from MyReadingMapped

A few weeks ago we shared some KMLs from MyReadingMapped. George, the creator of the KMLs, has found a few more KMLs that were not included in that collection and kindly shared them with us. You can … [Read more...]