Earth View Tab in Google Maps

Google launched “Earth view” for Google Earth and Google Maps, that “lets you experience mountains in full detail, 3D buildings, and first-person dives beneath the ocean. The motion is fluid, and you can see the world from any viewpoint. Because Earth view is built right into Maps, you can switch back to cartographic view simply […]

Google launched “Earth view” for Google Earth and Google Maps, that “lets you experience mountains in full detail, 3D buildings, and first-person dives beneath the ocean. The motion is fluid, and you can see the world from any viewpoint. Because Earth view is built right into Maps, you can switch back to cartographic view simply by clicking on the “Map” button. View will even adjust automatically to a top-down, north-heading perspective as you transition. You can even dive under the ocean and check out the wreckage of Titanic. Just click one of the icons in left panel and you’ll be flown from space down to your chosen location, to explore further by clicking & dragging the map or by using navigation controls in top of the view. We have 36 places set aside for you to explore, and you can cycle through them by clicking the "More places" link. We've also included a short video introduction to Earth view,” writes Google.

More info: Earth plugin | Earth view

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