Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Chennai in google earth

Google has released a new version (release 4 beta) of their google earth yesterday. Details of this release is here: http://earth.google.com/earth4.html

I am happy about this release for two reasons:
1. Google earth is available for Linux machines. So now I am able to install google earth in my linux laptop.
2. Google earth features my favorite place chennai (its also my home state capital). Its now possible to see more details(street level details) of chennai. Previously google earth used to show in detail only Bangalore, New Delhi, Bombay & Hydrabad cities in India. For some unknown reason chennai was left out by google. I am happy that atleast now google earth shows chennai in detail.

Following screen shot shows chennai's famous Anna Flyover in google earth.


Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot Mugunth for sharing this information. Happy to note that Google earth features Chennai.

Anonymous said...

I am seetharaman.
Can we able to track on motion of various entities in a particular location using google earth.
If it is possible means can you tell me how.

www.chennaipc.com said...

it is not possible to track the live monents in this ,, for that we need to go for the live version of the google earth,


Raj said...

Google earth is really interesting.
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