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Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program that maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe. Google Earth requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 or Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later or Linux LSB 4.0 libraries.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Google Tutorials

Licensing & Cost Information

This software is freely available from the publisher. Freely available refers to software which is legally available for no monetary cost to the college or individual.  Note that there may still be usage limitations (such as personal use only) set down by the license agreement.

Regardless of licensing, please place all requests for software through ITS (see below).  This way, the college may be able to save significant amounts of money by including the additional license(s) under existing agreements.

How Do I Request Google Earth?

Labs and Classrooms

To request this software be installed on a refreshing lab/classroom contact either Rapid Response or Student Computing.


Request Google Earth Pro from your Academic Technologist.

College Owned Equipment

You can install Google Earth on college owned equipment by clicking here .