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Free software similar to Google Earth?

by Big Steve / September 15, 2008 1:39 PM PDT

Is there a mapping software that's free and is similar to Google Earth? If not free something that will let you view areas in almost real time and not months old images like what I currently see on Google Earth? One of the cable news channels mentioned another software they were using which they used to zoom in on areas of Texas that were affected by Hurricane Ike. I've already tried Google Earth and their images of Texas are several months old.

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See if Microsoft's Virtual Earth fits the bill
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 15, 2008 9:26 PM PDT

Or if you want to see images of the recent hurricanes, perhaps Nasa will have some.

Mark

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Data is already in Google Earth -- as an overlay
by Doug153 / September 16, 2008 12:33 AM PDT
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