The Google Earth plug-in allows you to navigate and explore geographic data on a 3D globe using a web browser.
Get the world’s geographic information at your fingertips
Fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.
Take a virtual journey to any location in the world. Explore 3D buildings, imagery, and terrain. Find cities, places and local businesses.
Explore the world from anywhere
Whether on your computer or on the go, see the world the same way you’re used to seeing it, in 3D.
Start your virtual adventure
Take a trip to a faraway place, stroll through a 3D forest and travel back in time.
Use the new navigation panel to zoom in and zoom out, rotate left or right, make a 360° rotation view, tilt the earth map, get GPS coordinates or just press the random button to find a new amazing place.
You can adjust the camera position in height, rotation and tilt.
Type any place on the world and Earth 3D Map will find it for you. You can use GPS coordinates - latitude and longitude of an address (40.712, -74.005 - New York) or DMS degrees, minutes, seconds (11°21',142°12' - Mariana Trench).
New interesting places on the map
A full drop down menu with a list of the countries in the world will help you to find where they are.
Take a tour with the US States and see where they are in the USA. Still to come are list with popular places, UNESCO world heritage, underwater places, wonders of the world, top travel destinations and more.
*If the plug-in doesn't work correctly with Chrome, see the Chrome help center to learn how to update to the latest version. Here is the link to the help center http://bit.ly/1xhPIvE
*Earth Plug-in requirements: Microsoft Windows (Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7) or Apple Mac OS X 10.6 or later (any Intel Mac).