Search For Places
You can search for the following:
These are ways you can look up locations:
City and state: Los Angeles, CA
City and country: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Street name: Newbury Street, Boston
Entire address: 221B Baker St, London, NW1 6XE
Zip or postal code: 02129
Longitude and latitude: 18°28’59"N 69°56’21"W or 18.4830556, -69.9391667
General places: Museums in Costa Rica, national parks in the U.S.
Note: When you open the search box in Google Earth, you will see the following suggestions from Google:
"Featured In Google Earth"
More in Voyager (pre-made tours)
I'm Feeling Lucky (Google Earth will spin and take you to a different place each time)
Look up a place using Google Chrome
Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
In the top left, click Search (magnifying glass)
Type a location and press enter, or select it from the list that will populate as you start to type a name
When you look for a place, related Voyager stories may appear in the search results.
Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth
In the top left, click Search .
Enter the place you want to find.
In the results, under "Voyager Stories," you’ll see your options. To view a story, click it. Voyager Stories are completed tours you can view.
You may also see "Knowledge Cards" for more popular, well-known places. Use these cards to learn more about the place you are visiting.
Discover places at random
To travel to a new, random location, on the left, click, "I’m Feeling Lucky."
For info about and photos of that location, on the right, click the "Knowledge Card."
Scroll through the Knowledge Card to learn more about the place you are viewing.
You can also learn more about related topics or nearby places. This feature helps students learn more about the greater area by pointing them to other places near the site they have chosen. Example: Students may search for the Washington Monument in Washington, DC, and the Knowledge Cards will also show them other sites in Washington such as the White House, Capitol Hill, the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, etc.
To see related places and other interesting locales, click the link below the Knowledge Card.
To add the Knowledge Card placemarker to your Google Earth tour, click "Add to Project."
You do not need to add placemarkers by using "Add to Project." You can manually add your own placemarker (and lines) to Google Earth.
Clear your search history
Click Menu Settings.
A new menu will open
Next to "Clear search history," select Clear.
Taken From Google Earth Help