Google Earth: Sidebar Windows, Tools and Navigation Controls

An introductional guide to Google Earth with skills and tips for creating geospatial projects using the software.

Sidebar Windows

Located on the left side of the browser, these windows will assist you in searching for locations, managing your projects/information and activating additional layers found in Google Earth.

Google Earth Feature & Navigation Tools



Shortcut Keys for Navigation Controls

Rotating and Vertically Adjusting Angles - (hold down shift and use the arrow keys)

Moving Horizontally - (arrow keys or click & drag with the mouse)

Zoom Controls - (mouse wheel)

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