Images: Google takes a new view of Earth

Images: Google takes a new view of Earth

Summary: Google Earth begins with a satellite view of the world. You can control the world with your mouse.


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  • You can find many locations by typing the name of a locale and searching for it--although the north view can sometimes be confusing.

  • Fortunately, you can rotate an image up to 360 degrees to make it easier to see. Also, icons at the bottom help you to find nearby commercial sites.

  • Sights of interest are highlighted on your map, which can be printed.

Topics: Google, Hardware, Nasa / Space

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