The Google Earth application has revolutionized the way we look at the world, and in a situation that has seen the world is confined to their homes, Google Earth has allowed us all to visit all our favorite places, virtually, and literally brought the world to our PC and smartphone. Outside of top-secret military locations and government restricted areas, Google Earth allows you to look at every corner in the world, and in some cases, even enter a street view mode to take a look at how the place is looking right now. That’s not all, Google has also incorporated historical data of the earth as far back as 1945, which means you can actually see the evolution of the planet and places across 4 decades. What Google also allows you to do, is help correct any inconsistencies in their data.
Yes, you heard right. While on your virtual adventure, you find a place that has been named wrong or is lacking a proper description, you can add a marker on the spot and even add a name and description for the same. If you are someone who wants to contribute to this, then this tutorial is for you.
So, let’s get right to it –
Step 1. Open the Google Earth application on your PC.
Step 2. In the search bar, type in the name of the place you are looking for.