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Earth3D visualizes the earth in realtime in a 3D view. You can rotate and zoom the view until countries, cities and even single houses become visible (in areas where the necessary map resolution is available), and fly around. You can also embed external data like current earthquake positions or cloud data. Additional data layers can be added to the view, e.g. country flags and names. The package uses data from NASA, USGS, the CIA, and the city of Osnabrück. The data is loaded on demand over the Internet.


Download version 1.0.1 (beta)
released on 20 August 2004


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey20 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

Dominique Andre Gunia Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Qt libraries
Required to build OpenGL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 August 2004.


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