Google Earth is a great resource providing satellite images and maps of the entire Earth, all accessible from a virtual globe. It also provides views of the Moon, Mars and the Night Sky. Google Earth also features Google Street View which shows panoramic views along many roads throughout the globe.
It can be downloaded as a stand-alone application for PC, Mac and Linux or as a browser plug-in. Mobile version are available for iOS and Android. The maps and satellite imagery can be viewed from the web-based Google Maps.
Google Street View gives rise to concerns over privacy with its roaming camera cars uncovering many strange sights. It exposes the wrong side of the tracks, many bizarre images and even religious apparitions.
Other web resources for interesting Google Earth finds:
- Top 10 Google Earth Finds at Time
- 15 Coolest Google Earth Finds at Oddee
- Google Earth For Dummies at Amazon
- 12 Strangest Sights on Google Earth at Live Science
- Diagon Alley at Warner Brothers sudio
- 26 Places Google Doesn't Want You To See at TruTV
- 40 Bizarre and Cool Google Earth Photos at noupe
- Google Earth Unusual and Secret Images
- 6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries Made Using Google Earth at Cracked
- 10 More Astonishing Google Earth Finds at theMost10
- More Google Earth Finds at Bytes