The Tour de France 2015 in Google Earth


In past years (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011), we have referred you to for maps of the Tour de France. However, it doesn't seem to have the 2015 Tour. The official site has a very basic … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: Street View highlights


On Monday, in honour of Google Earth's 10 year anniversary, Google added a new collection of layers known as Voyager. We have already looked at the 'Satellite imagery updates' layer and the 'Earth … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: Earth View landscapes


A couple of days ago Google introduced some new layers to Google Earth in honour of Google Earth's 10th anniversary. Yesterday we looked at the 'Satellite imagery updates' layer. Today we are looking … [Read more...]

New Google Earth layers: Satellite imagery updates


On Monday, Google introduced some new layers to Google Earth under the title 'Voyager'. They all contain information that was previously available, but not as easily accessible as in the new … [Read more...]

New Content for Google Earth’s 10th Anniversary

New Voyager Layer

Google blogged today about Google Earth turning 10 and announced some new content in celebration. This announcement brings out some revelations about the future of Google Earth as well. So, we are … [Read more...]

Ten Years of Amazing Google Earth Visualizations

Unique sights

Google Earth was first released on June 28, 2005. Now, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Google Earth's release, we would like to share just a few examples of the best user applications of … [Read more...]

10 years of Google Earth innovation


In 2004 Google bought startup Keyhole Inc. whose main product was a virtual globe known as Keyhole Earthviewer. On June 28th, 2005, ten years ago yesterday, Google released the renamed Google Earth … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery – May 27th, 2015

Imagery Updates May 27th 2015

Google have updated their 'Latest Google Earth Imagery Updates' map to show an update on May 27th, 2015. They previously had an updates map for June 8th, which we already looked at, so it appears … [Read more...]

Street View goes vertical


Google are constantly looking for new places to capture Street View, often going a long way away from the nearest street. The Street View cameras have been on boats all over the world such as the … [Read more...]

Adobe Flash in Google Earth

Barcelona urthecast

In our post on UrtheCast earlier this week, we incorrectly stated that Google Earth's internal browser does not support flash content. It actually does and has done so since version 4.2. To test … [Read more...]