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Google Earth

Basically a stand-alone viewer for Google Maps, but the Pro version has some nice extras, including the option to display your own points-of-interest.

Some nice features:
- the fly/zoom animations are pretty cool
- 3D buildings (I would assume only for selected areas) and terrain

It's much like Worldwind. Very impressive.
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No Mac version (yet). Oh well, I should be used to this by now.
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I haven't tested the new thing yet, but I played with Keyhole's Earthviewer (the predecessor), and I think there is quite a lot more data than Worldwind (which uses a local copy of imagery, installed on your hard drive) -- bascially the imagery is streamed from servers in Mountainview.

Anyone heard of the Earth Portal yet?
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ok, now I have played with it. I even tried to create a place!

Here is my office. That would only work if you have GoogleEarth installed, and it doesn't seem to install a URI handler, so one has to download the file first...
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