Introducing the Measure Tool for Google Earth on Chrome and Android

Ever wonder how far your hometown is from the North Pole? Or maybe, you simply want to measure the length of that hike you just finished. One of the most requested features for Google Earth is the ability to measure distance and areas. So today, we’re adding a Measure Tool, available on Chrome today,  Android this week and iOS is coming soon. Check out a few ways to use the tool:

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    Measuring distance and area on Android

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    Looking to buy a home? Check the size of the park in the neighborhood you have your eye on.

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    If you’re a teacher, use the map to create math problems – and challenge your students to find out which is bigger – Colorado or Utah? (without Googling it!)

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    What’s the distance between Timbuktu and Tokyo?

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    Now it’s your turn to test your  mapping skills. How big is this football stadium? And who’s going to take first place?!

Introducing the Measure Tool for Google Earth on Chrome and Android