Google Earth plugin showcase: National University of Singapore Library

Chinese library

This is the sixth in our series celebrating the Google Earth plugin and all its uses. Today we are looking at the National University of Singapore Library that we first looked at back in 2008. The … [Read more...]

Digital Globe top image of 2014

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Over the last few years Digital Globe, one of Google Earth's main sources of satellite imagery, has been holding a contest for the best satellite image of the year. The winning image for 2012 was of … [Read more...]

Google Earth plugin showcase: GE Teach

GE Teach Video

This is the fifth post in our series showcasing the Google Earth plugin. Today we are looking at GE Teach, an excellent site that we have looked at a number of times in the past. Created by geography … [Read more...]

Google Earth plugin showcase: Street Earth

StreetEarth

This is the fourth in a series of posts showcasing the Google Earth plugin. Today we are looking at Street Earth from Map Channels. The free Street Earth tool helps you to embed three panels on your … [Read more...]

Tornado damage in Google Earth

Wessington Springs

We recently came across this article featuring Google Earth imagery showing the town of Pilger, Nebraska, before and after a tornado. After a bit of research, it appears that the newly added image is … [Read more...]

Google Earth plugin showcase: Paragliding simulator

Paragliding

This is the third in a series of posts showcasing the Google Earth plugin as both a farewell to the plugin, which was deprecated last month, and as a hint to Google to consider working on a … [Read more...]

Google Earth plugin showcase: GEFS Online

GEFSOnline

This is the second in a series of posts showcasing the Google Earth plugin. Today we are looking at the unofficial Google Earth flight simulator known as GEFS Online. Google Earth has a built-in … [Read more...]

Google Earth plugin showcase: Rally Navigator

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This is the first in a series of posts we will be doing to showcase various uses of the Google Earth plugin. We are doing this as a farewell to the Google Earth plugin, which was deprecated in … [Read more...]

Skybox captures Tower of London poppies from space

Tower of London

In June last year Google acquired Skybox Imaging. So far they have launched two imaging satellites, but plan to launch many more. We have had a look at some of their early images, such as the … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for December 2014

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December saw imagery updates on December 9th and December 17th, and we are told by GEB reader 'MapMaker' that there have been some updates since then. One of our biggest stories of December was the … [Read more...]