What is better Google Maps or Google Earth?
For some things Google Maps is better and for other things Google Earth is better. It depends on what you're trying to do. If you simply want to get driving directions from point A to point B then Google Maps is quick and easy. If you want to explore Mount Everest or the mountains on Mars then Google Earth is better to use. Google Earth is the heavy-weight application that you will tend to spend more time exploring and looking around, while Google Maps is streamlined to get quick answers.
It also depends on which device you're using. For an older cellphone, the Google Earth app may not exist but Google Maps is available from any web browser. You use one or the other depending on what makes sense. Likewise, if you want to print large high-resolution maps then Google Earth Pro best supports that need. Use either Google Maps or Google Earth with the option to switch from one to other as needed. Google Earth has a "View in Google Maps" menu option for just that.
google maps is better because you get to go in 3d and google earth you need a card for your computer
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Search for Google on Google Maps; it's in Mountain View, California.
Really google earth is not better than maps google earth on iphone/itouch is slugish and does not run very fast unless you have a good service in the area i recomend sticking …to maps on your iphone it's better for portable phones.
The datum which is used on Google Earth maps is: WGS-84.
They're both different software with different usages. Google earth is an earth visualizer, as well as a map, direction finder, and general combination of several useful goog…le map utilities. Google latitude, however, is a software commonly found on the new google phones that allows you to reveal your current location to your friends and family and to find out theirs. It really depends on what you want to do.
Google Earth is a 3D earth viewer (run as desktop or mobile application) and Google Maps is a web-based 2-D map viewer with street and satellite views. For desktop platforms…, Google Earth is a standalone application that first must be installed while Google Maps is run from a web browser. Client apps exist for both on some mobile platforms so that the distinction between the two gets blurred. Both Google Earth and Google Maps share the same Google global imagery database with satellite and aerial imagery including Street View photographs.
Google Earth is a 3D earth viewer (run as desktop application) andGoogle Maps is a web browser-based 2-D map viewer. Both share thesame Google global imagery database with sat…ellite and aerialimagery including Street View photographs. Google Maps is now integrated with Google Earth both with theweb-browser plugin version of Google Earth embedded in the browserwith the 'Earth' view button. Likewise as of Google Earth 6.0 in the File menu you cannow select ' View in Google Map s'. This new integrationblurs the line between the two products.
Google maps is more of a web-based GPS, used if you want to knowwhere a place is, how to get somewhere or the address of abuilding. Google Earth on the other hand is a progra…m where you can see theword at the comfort of your own home. You can explore variouslandmarks and significant land features.
no Google map is the map of the whole earth, Google earth is the more high tech , it is when you can street view any were in the world, by typing in the address, when u do thi…s, it takes to the doorstep, of the requested address you put in
1. Google maps You don't download google maps. Just go to google web site and in the top right hand corner click on maps. Or click on google maps URL in related links. … 2. Google earth To get google earth click on related link below and follow the on-screen instructions.
Google Earth and Google Maps are two mapping applications each withtheir own strengths. Google Maps is a web application that runs ina web browser, and Google Earth is a deskt…op or mobile application.Sometimes Google Maps is better for a given situation (e.g. findingdirections) and other times Google Earth is better if you want amore emersive virtual tour of a mountainous terrain. Google Earthcan directly plugin to a GPS device showing the location in 3-Dview. Over the years Google has blurred the line between Google Maps andGoogle Earth making it easy to switch from one to another.Primarily Google Earth gives you a 3-D view while Google Maps givesa user a 2-D view, but you can switch to a Google Earth plugin viewfrom Google Maps for the 3-D view. Likewise, you can switch toGoogle Maps from a given view in Google Earth.
When you select a map in 'My Maps' there should be a ' View inGoogle Earth ' link in upper right that you can click. Google has removed the ' View in Google Earth ' link from… theGoogle Maps options, however, you can still transfer it to GoogleEarth. First click the link icon then copy the URL under the 'Pastelink in email or IM' label. Next, append" &output=kml " to the URL (without the quotes) and openit in your web browser to launch Google Earth. UPDATE: Note that this trick has been removed as of August2012 and Google Maps no longer supports the undocumented output=kml parameter. Google has documented how to share data from Google Maps to GoogleEarth - see related link below.
Google takes imagery is taken from a variety of sources (satellite, aerial, air balloon, etc.) and processed them into the format and coordinate system of Google Earth's datab…ases. Sometimes this requires reprojecting and transforming the data into a compatible representation. Data then goes through a quality control process and fed into a processing system before it gets distributed to the live Google Earth database servers. Google Maps shares the same underlying imagery and maps database so it only has to be done once. More details on how Google Earth imagery works can be found in related links. Data such as places or placemarks (landmarks, hotels, churches, etc.) get mapped onto the Google Earth base imagery with a latitude/longitude coordinate and altitude of its location.
In Google Earth
From Street View in Google Maps while viewing a panorama pressing the letter "t" or the number "3" enables 3D mode. This feature, however, is not yet implemented in Google… Earth simply because Google decided to first implement the stereoscopic 3D feature in Google Maps presumably because there is a lot more users of Google Maps than Google Earth. With enough demand the Google Earth developers may add this to a future version of Google Earth.
Google Maps and Google Earth are two completely different technologies. Google Earth can be downloaded and placed on your computer and is more powerful and interactive.
In Google Maps
The Street View images that are used are not necessarily taken at the same time as the images that are used in the mapping version of these online tools. Therefore one might b…e a couple of years older than the other.
In Google Earth
"Google satellite" gives you, as the name says it, a satellite viewof an area. This feature is integrated into Google Maps and GoogleEarth. The Maps' satellite view is not in …real time, however.
A zigzag road is mapped on Google earth or Google maps as a straight line unless zoomed very closely