How To: Use street view in Google Earth

Use street view in Google Earth

In this how to video, you will learn how to use Google Earth. First, download the program. Type in a city and state in the form. In the lower left, check street view to turn it on. Click the magnifying glass to zoom in. Some cities have 3d buildings. When you get really close, you will see cameras indicating street view images. If you get even closer, you will see spheres of the actual street view images. Click on it and the photo to get into the photo. In the upper right, you see controls to change the views. This will allow you to look around. The mouse wheel can be used to zoom in and out. There is a transparency in the middle. You can drag this to see the 3d images and compare it to the street view. These should be perfectly aligned with each can see the other street view images by clicking on the camera icons on the street. If you exit the photo, you can fly around the city and find another street view sphere to look at. This video offers great advice on the basics of Google Earth.

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