Archives for January 2014


The best of Google Earth for January, 2014

January saw some great stories related to Google Earth.  Here are my favorites from the month: We took a look at the impressive Google Earth Climate Change, Pollution and Privacy Viewer. The … [Read more...]

Exploring MetLife Stadium, home of the Super Bowl, in Google Earth

With the Super Bowl coming up in a few days, Google has created a variety of tours of MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  Because that area doesn't yet have "3D Imagery", the model of the stadium is still … [Read more...]

Animating a model aircraft along a spline curve

Around a year ago Paul van Dinther shared a cubic spline curve that identified a path through the Grand Canyon. Colin Hazlehurst (who has created items such as Captain James Cook's exploration of … [Read more...]

Awesome Google Earth image of Mount Everest from NASA

We've talked about Mount Everest quite a few times on Google Earth Blog.  Natural formations such as mountains and volcanoes tend to look stunning in Google Earth, and Everest is no exception.  In the … [Read more...]

All of the views from the “Gravity” movie in Google Earth

Over the years we've shown you many great articles from Stefan Geens at OgleEarth.  He's shared geotagged hiking trips, the destruction of the city of Kashgar, the path of the Chelyabinsk meteor, … [Read more...]

Snowboarding in Google Earth

A while back we showed you the excellent Formula 1 racing game that was created by "MisterFoley", and just in time for the Winter Olympics he's back now with a fun snowboarding game for Google … [Read more...]

How Google identifies house numbers in Street View

As much as I love Google Earth, I use Google Maps at least as often due to the amazing GPS navigation that it provides in my car.  Part of that is due to their work in Street View over the years and … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – January 22, 2014

It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery! Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader ‘Ted’ for being the first to let us know about it and 'Munden' for help in tracking down additional … [Read more...]

What is that mystery object on Google Moon?

A recent story on the Daily Mail claims to have found a "craft" on Google Moon.  While you certainly should take anything from that site with a grain of salt, it's indeed an interesting … [Read more...]

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Google Earth

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today, which marks what would have been his 85th birthday last week, we thought it'd be a good opportunity to look at various MLK-related items we've seen in … [Read more...]