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Now this is crazy cool

Postby SaVas » Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:34 pm

Not sure if anyone else has posted about this but I saw this on a gaming forum and downloaded it and thought WOW

http://earth.google.com

This is a neat program
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby Craig. » Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:37 pm

I got it a few days ago. Would be nice to have some better coverage in some areas. I love the 3d aspect of it. while the buildings aren't 3D themselves the layout of it is amazing.
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby JRoc » Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:38 pm

It is.  I've been mucking around with it for the past week.  
Lotsa cool stuff.  I can even see my car in front of my house.  And the giant moose.

Go check out Edwards AFB, and when you're done, go southwest to Lockheed's Skunk Works and check out the collection.
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby Ben_M_K » Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:38 pm

http://earth.google.com

You had a wrong link... ;)

Ed and I have been using this for a while now and we found all sorts of neat things... 8)
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Postby TSC. » Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:57 pm

Yeah - got it about a week ago & am truly amazed, great stuff & a fantastic way to cure boredom.

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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby Triple_7 » Sat Jul 16, 2005 5:17 am

Well it sounds and looks like a good program...But after downloading the installer...I get nothing...Not even an hour glass or any sign that its attempting to install :-/  Anyone else having this problem???
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby TacitBlue » Sat Jul 16, 2005 1:22 pm

yep, i get that too...
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby The Ruptured Duck » Sun Jul 17, 2005 12:28 pm

Has anyone tried checking out the Groom lake area? ;D

Interesting that you mention that.  I had the same question when I was on an A330 from Amsterdam.  If you didn't know, the A330 has a console in the headrest ahead of you that you can look up maps and play games.  I zoomed in on the "un-location" of groom lake and found a very suspicious runway that was unmarked.......
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby Triple_7 » Sun Jul 17, 2005 8:50 pm

Still getting nothing...Strange thing happened...First couple of times I dowloaded it and it was 245 kb.  This time it is 420.  But still getting nothing  :(
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby TacitBlue » Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:17 pm

How big is it supposed to be?
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby 4_Series_Scania » Wed Jul 20, 2005 6:01 pm

The detail on Google erath is amazing, it makes you wonder what the Govornments can actually see with spy satellites!  :o

Cool Program!  8)
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Re: Now this is crazy cool

Postby -sam- » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:06 am

Has anyone tried checking out the Groom lake area? ;D


If you found groom lake ! from the southend of the base draw an imaginary line to the west.. and you will hit the Nevada Test Site.. just one or two mountains further.
It looks like a piece of swiss cheese =). And.. unlike the Groom Lake Area it
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