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Google Earth Tour  

This guide accompanies library presentations on Google Earth
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2014 URL: http://researchguides.dartmouth.edu/GoogleEarthTour Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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About Graphical Information Systems

 

KML or KMZ files used in tour

Create Your Own

  • Dartmouth College
    Dartmouth College students created the 3D college campus buildings you see in Google Earth. They were one of 7 winners if a competition in 2007.
  • Google SketchUp
    You can use Google Sketchup to create, modify and share 3D models.

Where to locate KML and KMZ files

A sampling of locations to get started viewing Google Earth, Sky and Ocean content

  • Google Earth Outreach - Showcase
    Many public-minded groups and individuals are using Google Earth to bring a valuable geographic context to their stories. These examples will show you what others have done with Earth, and hopefully get some ideas flowing for what you might be able to do
  • Weather GIS Data Links
    From the National Weather Service
  • Google Lit Trips!
    Use Google Earth to view or create road trip stories in literature.
  • Google Sightseeing
    Search for places to visit in Google Earth.
  • Google Earth Gallery
    Sample views from green buildings to the supernova explosion resulting in the formation of the Crab Nebula. From Google.

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