A quick look into Google Earth

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Google earth is a software by Google for exploring your environment or wherever you wish in real time. With Google Earth you can:

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  • Fly to any place around the world.
  • See 3D buildings, imagery, and terrain.
  • Find cities, places, and local businesses.
A quick look into what Google Earth can do
Street View
You can fly from outer space down to the streets with the new Street View in Google Earth 6. Street View has been seamlessly integrated with our 3D environment, so you can experience the streets like never before. In this video you will learn how to navigate in Street View and toggle to ground-level view.

3D Trees

With version 6, you can explore 3D trees in several locations around the world. In the video below you learn how to view trees in 3D and you also get examples of places you can explore.

Historical Imagery

Travel back in time with Historical Imagery in Google Earth.


With Google Earth, you can zoom in and explore any location on  earth. The video below shows you how to navigate this 3-dimensional, virtual globe with tools such as the zoom slider, sun icon, look joystick, and more.

Searching for Places

Google Earth is an interactive, virtual globe that enables you to find and explore just about any location on our planet and beyond. 
Find businesses and locations in the Search Panel and save locations in My Places Panel.

Drawing and Measuring

With Google Earth, you can trace and measure just about any place on the planet. In this beginner tutorial, you will learn how to use tools such as Ruler, Polygon, Path, Measurements, Elevation Profile and more.

Placemarks and Tours

With Google Earth’s virtual globe, you can label any location and create tours from your placemarks. Watch this video to learn how to create a custom placemark, save in Places Panel, organize placemarks, play an animated tour of placemarks and find tours in the Earth Gallery.

Exploring Mars, Moon and Sky

With Google Earth, you can fly to the ends of the earth, and beyond. Learn how to explore other planets right in Google Earth.

Moon in Google Earth
Learn how to explore Moon in Google Earth and see Moon related content such as apollo missions, 3D models of spacecrafts, landing sites and narrated tours.


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