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Google Earth and  DuneGuide.com

bring you

Sand Dunes of the United States 
and around the World

Google Earth - A 3D view of the Planet

Please note: Google released a new version of Google Earth on January 8, 2007.

If you haven't played around with Google Earth, you are in for an interactive treat.

The Google Earth experience is one of fast, fluid flight -- zooming and rotating and tilting imagery to view the geographic data you're interested in. You can wind along hairpin turns, view dunes in 3D, and fly from St. Anthony Idaho, to the Oregon Dunes and then down to Glamis.

Images are photographs taken by satellites and aircraft sometime in the last three years.  The images in Google Earth are updated on a rolling basis. Best resolution is typically found near more populated areas. A few dunes are marginal resolution at best, while many others show incredible detail.

In order to use Google Earth,  you must first download and install a bit of software. Don't worry, it won't hurt. Then with Google Earth, your computer becomes a window to anywhere on the planet, allowing you to view high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery, elevation terrain, road and street labels, business listings, and more.  

DuneGuide.com has taken this tool and created a list of dune place marks so users can fly through 3D satellite images, view photos, information and links about the sand dunes across the United States.

Once you have installed Google Earth, click on one of the links below to load the Google Earth place marks (kmz file) from DuneGuide.com:

United States Sand Dunes:

U.S. Dunes Open for OHVs - Dunes that you can ride on.

U.S. Dunes Closed to OHVs - Dunes that you can't ride on.

Worldwide Sand Dunes:

Worldwide Sand Dunes - Dunes around the world

Tips:

  • Adjust the tilt to get a better feel for the terrain. This will also give you more of a sensation of flying from one location to another.
  • Try selecting different "Layers" to help identify places of interest nearby. The Parks and Recreation layer will outline areas like Death Valley National Park and some recreation areas.
  • Select the "roads" layer to see highways, and most roads.

If you have any updates, or corrections send an email to jon@duneguide.com


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