Displays open street map tiles osm bing maps tiles and also custom map tiles generated by maptiler or similar software. See current wind weather ocean and pollution conditions as forecast by supercomputers on an interactive animated map. Explore worldwide satellite imagery and 3d buildings and terrain for hundreds of cities. Globes serve similar purposes to maps but unlike maps do not distort the surface that they portray except to scale it down.
Earth is the third planet from the sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. Zoom to your house or anywhere else then dive in for a 3600 perspective with street view. This stunning tablet and ipad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe of the earth with a wide range of geographic demographic and statistical maps. The google maps api and earth plug in allows you to navigate and explore geographic data on a 3d globe using a web browser.
According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence earth formed over 45 billion years ago.