Images: Touring MSN Virtual Earth

Images: Touring MSN Virtual Earth

Summary: MSN Virtual Earth takes on Google Maps with its new satellite mapping tool.

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  • To find a satellite image of a location on MSN's Virtual Earth, you type the name and location in the proper boxes. Then, you can zoom in to the location--but make sure you keep track of its number. MSN adds street names and names of popular locations. Within hours Google responded by adding names to Google Maps (image 8).

  • MSN claims to answer the age-old question, "Where am I?" After you download the Locate Me software, you must click on the tab. The software tracks the location of your IP address to find you.

Topics: Nasa / Space, Google

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