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Author Crowder, David A.

Title Google Earth for dummies / by David A. Crowder
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2007]


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 W'BOOL  910.285 Cro/Gef  LOST AND PAID
Description xiv, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Contents Part I. Getting to Know Google Earth -- Ch.1. The Earth According to Google -- Ch.2. Finding Businesses, Places, and Things -- Ch.3. Adjusting Your View on the World -- Part II. Personalizing Google Earth -- Ch.4. Fine-Tuning the Program -- Ch.5. Adding Layers and Points of Interest (POIs) -- Ch.6. Pinning Down Placemarks -- Part III. Becoming a Cybertourist -- Ch.7. Going on Tour -- Ch.8. Mingling with the Community -- Ch.9. Importing Data and Images -- Ch.10. KML: It's Sorta Like HTML -- Part IV. Advanced Features -- Ch.11. Designing with Google SketchUp -- Ch.12. Designing with Google SketchUp, Part 2 -- Ch.13. Creating Polygons and Other Complex Structures -- Ch.14. Digging Deeper with Google SketchUp -- Part V. The Part of Tens -- Ch.15. Ten Great Places to Get Coordinates -- Ch.16. Ten Reliable Sources for Data Files -- Ch.17. Ten Cool Tools -- Part VI. Appendixes -- Appendix A: Glossary -- Appendix B: Default Content of the All Layers Pane -- Appendix C: Latitudes and Longitudes of Major Landmarks
Summary "This guide covers all aspects of Google Earth, the freely downloadable application from Google that allows users to view satellite images from all points of the globe. It is aimed at a diverse audience, including casual users who enjoy air shots of locales as well as geographers, real estate professionals, and GPS developers. The book includes valuable tips on various customizations that users can add, advice on setting up scavenger hunts, and guidance on using Google Earth to benefit a business, and explains modifying general options, managing the layer and placemark systems, and tackling some of the more technical aspects, such as interfacing with GPS." -- Publisher's website
Notes Includes index
Subject Google Earth.
Google Earth (Computer file)
Geographic information systems.
Google Earth (Computer program)
Earth (Planet) -- Photographs from space.
Earth (Planet) -- Remote-sensing images.
Genre/Form Remote-sensing images.
LC no. 2006936825
ISBN 0470095288 (paperback)
9780470095287 (paperback)