Archives for September 2013


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: ForeignPolicy.com looked at some of the most likely missile targets in … [Read more...]

Mapping climate change in Google Earth

MyReadingMapped has been doing some great work lately.  A few days ago we showed you their collection of plane wrecks in Google Earth and not long before that was a great collection of sunken ships. … [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...]

Things that look like other things in Google Earth

A while back, 'Diane9247' posted a great series of images in the Google Earth Community of "Some things that look like other things".  Here is a sampling of some of the amazing items she … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – September 24, 2013

It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery! Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. Unlike some of the other recent updates, … [Read more...]

Embed your Google+ posts into Google Earth

Google recently released a feature that allows you to embed Google+ posts on your website. It works similarly to the embed features from Twitter and Facebook, and can be a nice way to extend the reach … [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...]

Falcon UAV drones assisting with flooding in Colorado – until FEMA stops them

A few days ago we shared the Boulder, Colorado crisis response map with you, as the area is continuing to be inundated with rain and flooding.  As they continue to fight the water, another interesting … [Read more...]