The best of Google Earth for April, 2014

We saw some amazing new Google Earth-related stories in April, and here are some of my favorites.

Google released Street View imagery in Angkor Wat.

angkor wat

Frank wrote up a great article about how Google Earth imagery really works.


We took a look at the amazing massive artwork of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada.

jorge rodriguez-gerada artwork

Google released some fresh imagery on April 16.

fresh imagery

We took another look at the excellent Google Earth Flight Simulator.

google earth flight simulator

We showed you a live aerial imagery program being used by the Compton police.

live google earth

We saw Google finally release a historical imagery tool for Street View, allowing you to turn back the clock and view older Street View images.

historical street view

Will helped celebrate the 40 year anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube by creating a giant model of one.

rubik's cube

Lastly, we took a look at the great work that the End Point Corporation is doing with the Liquid Galaxy.

liquid galaxy

What was your favorite story from April?

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.


  1. leon myton says:

    it is very nice you and see your own country and see the world ..very nice ,,it helps to learn to appreciate life and respect cultures

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