How to use google earth?

With Google Earth you can now see more of the world than ever. In this tutoorial you would be learning how to use Google Earth.


Step No. 1: Log on to the website

Google earth. First of all you need to download the application and for that you need to log on to earth.google.com

Step No. 2: Download And Install

Once the web page loads, simply click on the download button. You would be redirected to a page where you need to agree to the terms and conditions before the downloading starts. For that simply click on the “Download and Agree” button.

Step No. 3: Opening up the Application

Once you have downloaded and installed the application, a shortcut would appear in the desktop. Click on the shortcut to open up the application. As you start Google Earth, the globe appears in the main window.

Step No. 4: Fly To

On the top left corner, there is a ‘Fly to’ command which directly takes you to a particular location. In the Fly To search panel, type in any particular location that you want to look for in the search box and hit Enter. Alternatively, you can click the Begin search button, which is represented by a magnifying glass (also shown above).

Step No. 5: Zoom In and Out

Once you have been taken to your location, you can zoom in and zoom out of a certain location by using the navigation controls on the right. You can also use the mouse to zoom in and out.

Step No. 6: Time Slider

At Google Earth you can travel back in time to see historic imagery by clicking on the “Time Slider” option on the top panel. Just move the slider to any time frame and the application would generate results accordingly.

Step No. 7: Time Slider

You can use place marks to mark any location on the planet. Once you have created a place mark, it appears in the My Places folder in the Places panel. You can then quickly go to the marked location at any time by double clicking the place mark.

Step No. 8: Sunlight

You can also check sunlight across the landscape by clicking on the small sunlight icon located in the upper tab.