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Old 05-29-2005, 03:35 AM   #1
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World Wind allows any user to zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth, leveraging high resolution LandSat imagery and SRTM elevation data to experience Earth in visually rich 3D, just as if they were really there.
This an amazing peice of software, it is like Keyhole which you pay top dollar for. The best part of this is that is free.

http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/features.html

Here's a pix of where I live in Bundy, click on the thunbnail...

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Old 05-29-2005, 03:40 AM   #2
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Yea i like keyhole..It is a good thing, It just hasn't gotten it up to date for my part of the country yet, The details are just not in and I want to see so bad that ball my son threw on the roof.
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Yea i like keyhole..It is a good thing, It just hasn't gotten it up to date for my part of the country yet, The details are just not in and I want to see so bad that ball my son threw on the roof.
Worldwind has the American city maps in USGS Urban Area Ortho detail. Here are some of the hot spots here...

http://www.worldwindcentral.com/hotspots/
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Old 05-29-2005, 03:59 AM   #4
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Worldwind has the American city maps in USGS Urban Area Ortho detail. Here are some of the hot spots here...

http://www.worldwindcentral.com/hotspots/
Cool pictures! But I am on to thinking that keyhole is just a tad better
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Cool pictures! But I am on to thinking that keyhole is just a tad better
I have just been looking at Keyhole, it has changed a lot since Google acquired it. A lot more Australian cities in hi res as well. Methinks a years subscription coming up...
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Pretty awesome. Have you tried terra-server? I thing some of the resolutions may be better. http://terraserver.microsoft.com/
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Pretty awesome. Have you tried terra-server? I thing some of the resolutions may be better. http://terraserver.microsoft.com/
I don't think so per, but I'll have a look after...
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WHt the hell does this Thing do
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WHt the hell does this Thing do
All three applications are what as known as Earth Viewers...
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I would like this program except that it's totally useless. Unless you like studying the Earth, this program would just be a waste of space.
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