Google Inc. announces the launch of Google Earth 5.0. This new version features ocean in Google Earth, and enables users of Google Earth to dive beneath the water surface, explore 3D underwater terrain, and browse ocean-related content contributed by leaders in ocean science and advocacy. The new version of Google Earth also introduces Historical Imagery, Touring and Google Mars 3D. With the new version users can dive into the ocean, travel back in time and visit Mars. Here is more info on the new version of Google Earth:
What's new in Google Earth 5.0 (video provided by Google):
New! in Earth 5.0 (beta) See global changes with decades of historic imagery
If you've ever wondered how your neighborhood has changed throughout time, Google Earth now gives you access to the past. With a simple click, check out suburban sprawl, melting ice caps, coastal erosion, and more. Dive beneath the surface of the ocean
In the new ocean layer, you can plunge all the way to the floor of the sea, view exclusive content from partners like BBC and National Geographic, and explore 3D shipwrecks like the Titanic. Track and share your paths with others
Take placemarks a step further and record a free-form tour in Google Earth. Simply turn on the touring feature, press record, and see the world. You can even add a soundtrack or narration to personalize the journey.
Explore the ocean with Google Earth 5.0 (video provided by Google):
To download Google Earth 5.0 visit earth.google.com