Talk:Google Earth

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May 4, 2013 Good article nominee Not listed

Dead link in the "External links" section[edit]

Under the tool section in External links there is a link to "GeoServer" hosted by codehaus.org. This hosting services have been discontinued since 11:53pm May 31st 2015. The project is now available at http://geoserver.org/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.251.114.36 (talk) 11:20, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

The Panoramio Layer of Photos[edit]

Panoramio had been providing the layer of photos for Google Earth. Google shut down the Panoramio services for uploading new photos on 2016-11-04. Google Maps will allegedly provide the photo layer for Google Earth after November 2017. Google Maps, however, does not accept photos with arbitrary geographic coordinates. Could anyone add information with regard to this prospect? --Roland (talk) 23:55, 6 November 2016 (UTC)

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Android[edit]

please change ((Android)) to ((Android (operating system)|Android)) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2601:541:4305:c70:61b2:d7f3:94d7:81fe (talkcontribs)

Done DRAGON BOOSTER 16:07, 23 January 2017 (UTC)

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The lede contradicts itself.[edit]

"Most areas in Google Earth are only shown in 2D aerial imagery, but for other parts of the surface, 3D images of terrain and buildings are available. Google Earth uses digital elevation model (DEM) data collected by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). This means one can view almost the entire earth in three dimensions."

So can you see most of the Earth in 3D or not? Make your mind up... 31.48.240.103 (talk) 18:07, 22 July 2017 (UTC)

The imagery itself is mostly two-dimensional, but the terrain is three-dimensional, even where there aren't 3D buildings. You're right though, it could be clearer. I'll change it up.BruzerFox 22:55, 22 July 2017 (UTC)