Whats New! in Earth 5.0 (beta)
See global changes with decades of historic imagery
If you've ever wondered how your neighborhood has changed throughout time, Google Earth now gives you access to the past. With a simple click, check out suburban sprawl, melting ice caps, coastal erosion, and more.
Dive beneath the surface of the ocean
In the new ocean layer, you can plunge all the way to the floor of the sea, view exclusive content from partners like BBC and National Geographic, and explore 3D shipwrecks like the Titanic.
Track and share your paths with others
Take placemarks a step further and record a free-form tour in Google Earth. Simply turn on the touring feature, press record, and see the world. You can even add a soundtrack or narration to personalize the journey.
Go back in time with historical imagery
- View your neighborhood, home town, and other familiar places and see how they've changed over time
- See the impact of recent trends like suburban sprawl or global warming
- Set the length of time and exact location that you want to see
- Dive beneath the surface and visit the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench
- Explore the ocean with top marine experts, including National Geographic
- Learn about ocean observations, climate change, and endangered species
- Discover new places including surf, dive, and travel hotspots and shipwrecks
- Capture your navigation through Google Earth in real-time, without using placemarks
- Narrate your virtual journey and share it with friends
- Save tours and trips so you can reuse and revisit them in the future