Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographic information program that was originally called EarthViewer 3D, and was created by Keyhole, Inc, a company acquired by Google in 2004.
It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe.
• Editable and customisable maps
• Simplified touring with audio and voice recording
• Different layers
• 3D buildings
• Save and share maps
A&H use case 1 description:
The “Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania” project has used Google Earth to map data relating to Greek and Latin inscriptions from Roman Tripolitania onto Google Earth maps.
Software/programming languages used:
Bing Maps Platform, Bhuvan
Data structuring and enhancement: