Weird and odd
- Bugs in Google Earth
- Censored stuff
- Weird buildings
Caught from above
- Hello satellite!
- Flying and floating
- Crash and sunk
- Guess game
- Smileys and fun
- Large patterns
Buildings and constructions
- Famous constructions
- Tall buildings
- Statues and monuments
- Ancient constructions
- Castles and palaces
- Amusement parks
- City ornaments
- Famous homes
- Bridges and dams
- Large artifacts
- Mountains and volcanoes
- Land formations
- Famous sites
- Religious sites
- War history
5 coolest places this month
10 most recent uploads
- 1. Gun Lake, Lummen
- 2. White Earth Dragon, south america
- 3. Weird Artifact in Berdsk near Novosibirsk, Berdsk near Novosibirsk
- 4. Giant golfball, near kinross
- 5. Carpark at airport, upper heyford bicester
- 6. Dino dam, Haskovo
- 7. Forest around ex-nuclear reactor, Bucharest
- 8. Haditha dam, Haditha dam
- 9. Roman Ampitheater, Rome
- 10. Strange Arrangement of Buildings at Airport, Townsville, QLD
- Can't find your suggestion here?
How does this work?
This website is not only a website full of nice aerial photos. Google Earth Cool Places is integrated with the Google Earth software. When you click on the Blue Globe this will open up the placemark in GoogleEarth. You can also surf for your own cool places and upload them to the site.
|This will open up GoogleEarth, locate the placemark, and zoom it in. All within the GoogleEarth software.|
|This will lead you to a completely random placemark in the database|
|This will give you a picture, if available, of the place from a frog's view|
|This will send you to Wikipedia for an article, if available, related to the placemark|
|This will lead you to a website, if available, related to the placemark|
What is Google Earth then?
Google Earth is a software you install on your PC or Mac and it contains aerial and satellite photos of pretty much everywhere on earth. You can zoom in to a detail level that is extremely high sometimes. Basically, this allows you to see every place in the world from a bird's eye view...and this is truly amazing!
Now, what do I need to get started?
You can either surf around the website glance at all the aerial photos but you will have ten times more fun if you download Google Earth and start clicking the placemark links on this website (the blue globe, i.e. the Google Earth icon).
How do I go from a cool placemark here to that same place in Google Earth?
When you click a placemark link (file ending with .kmz, represented here with the blue globe icon) you may get a pop-up window from your browser asking you if you want to Save the file or Open it. Make sure Google Earth is selected in the scroll-down list (it will be if it is installed), and then choose Open. When you do this, your Google Earth software will start and you will be zoomed in that very place. Now you can check this place out more in detail and from other
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