Last year, when experimenting with Google Earth popups we created a popup with a Google Map in it. It was intended only as a demonstration of the functionality of Google Earth popups, and not as a per...
Yesterday Google released a new version of Google Earth Pro (for the Desktop version of Google Earth – not mobile) version 7.3.2. I’ve copied the highlights from their announcement post at the Google ...
We are often asked how often Google updates the imagery in Google Earth. The answer depends on where you live and can be anywhere from once a week to never. For much of the world, there are certain ho...
We told you earlier this year about the launch of the Landsat 8 satellite and now the first images captured by that satellite are starting to arrive. NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) page ...
On Tuesday we had a look at Google Earth Pro’s Movie Maker. Today, we are looking at another Google Earth Pro exclusive feature, the Viewshed tool. The Viewshed tool shows the line of sight from any g...
We recently came across this article about a floating island in Argentina that rotates. Producer and film director Sergio Neuspiller discovered it when filming in the area and has since started a Kick...
When creating the Santa Tracker we made use of some code we had previously written for creating arcs in Google Earth. As we noted in that post, however, the arcs use relative altitudes, but for smalle...
In late 2014 we had a look at a map of the ocean floor published by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. Apparently that map was incorporated into the Google E...
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 t...
The Google Earth Flight Simulator is one of those features that many people overlook. Here are some tips to make the most of it. With the the release of Google Earth 4.2 back in 2007, Google added a m...
Google has recently released Street View for the country of Sri Lanka. Read more about it on the Google LatLong blog. As of this writing the blue outlines for the Sri Lankan Street View are not yet in ...
Late in 2010 we told you about Xavier Tassin’s excellent GE Flight Simulator, a remarkable flight sim that is powered by the Google Earth Plugin. The name has recently been changed to “GEFS Online” an...