Marine-related Google Earth Files

Aerial Photos of Coast of France in Google EarthAn excellent collection of marine-related Google Earth files is provided by a French software company called Magic Instinct Software. A Peio Elissalde sent me an E-mail about it a while back. He has a number of interesting collections, but my favorite is a collection of placemarks showing 15,000 aerial photos of the coasts of France which came from These are large (about 800×600) photos you can load when you click on the camera placemark icons lined along their route of flight.
Here is a sample of other interesting GE files to be found at the web site:

There are a lot of other interesting things at the web site complete with credits to the data sources. Also, some of the collections have Google Maps mashup versions. Great stuff Peio!

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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