Brazilian blogger Charles Pilger has posted some simple but nifty php hacks (and the code) that are a great example for those wanting to start coding Google Earth’s KML markup.
Sightseeing with Google Satellite Maps, a large repository of interesting locations organized by country, provides links to both Google Maps and Google Earth.
Blogger Andy Fowler has written a dynamically updating KML network link that shows nearby geocaches for any view inside Google Earth, using the cache database from geocaching.com, the default repository for such stuff.
I wonder if using Google Earth to physically locate a geocache is going to be considered cheating.
Got some coordinates you’d like to place on Google Earth? Here’s a KML Generator. Very easy. Very cool.
For reference’s sake, full documentation of KML 2.0, Google’s XML for placing things on their Earth.
Welcome to Ogle Earth. This microblog is going to serve as a record of my explorations using the holy grail of atlases, Google Earth. Ogle Earth will contain links to tutorials, links to interesting new layers and markers, and my own contributions as well. I will also be musing on new uses Google Earth might be put to, and chronicle innovative contributions as they happen.
In other words, this blog exists to disseminate what I learn about and with Google Earth.
The design of this blog is currently the plain vanilla Movable Type look. That will change, but I’m just now more interested in getting going with entries than with tweaking CSS.
For starters, here are my initial impressions of Google Earth.
You can find Google Earth as a free download here. (The Mac version is in the works.)