Google Earth’s virtual tours open up worlds upon worlds, satisfying all kinds of curiosities and interests. Perfect for the family.
America’s National Parks
31 National Parks across the United States, the most high-profile bucket-list including the sweeping vistas of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite, the alligators of the Everglades and the rock salt basins, polished rocks and marble walls of Death Valley.
A sampling of the planet’s eight million species of wildlife, from ancient tortoises of the Galápagos to monkeys that bathe in the hot springs of Japan.
Places linked to some of the world’s favorite children’s stories, from Winnie-the-Pooh’s woods to Mark Twain’s childhood home.
A number of quizzes for the eager of mind … holiday traditions, transportation, rock n’ roll icons, animal sounds, ancient civilisations, space exploration, ocean safari, world war 2, summer travel … hours of engagement, fun and learning.
Exploring earth’s eco-systems, myths and legends from around the world, math and architecture : circular structures, fairy tales from around the world, Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots youth programme …
A number of digital sites, including Country Living, have written about the newly launched virtual tours by Google Earth. The information in this post is from some of them, as well as from the Google Earth site, which is accessible with the Google Chrome browser..