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Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographic information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe. You will need a copy of Google Earth to view the KML downloads on PaleoCentral.

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The PALEOMAP Project

The goal of the PALEOMAP Project is to illustrate the plate tectonic development of the ocean basins and continents, as well as the changing distribution of land and sea during the past 1100 million years.

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Global Mapper

Global Mapper is a comprehensive GPS mapping software suite that allows users to view satellite maps and aerial photos.

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Google Maps API

The Google Maps API lets you embed Google Maps in your own web pages with JavaScript. The API provides a number of utilities for manipulating maps and adding content to the map through a variety of services, allowing you to create robust maps applications on your website.

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Quantum GIS

Quantum GIS (often abbreviated to QGIS) is a free software desktop Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application that provides data viewing, editing, and analysis capabilities.

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Acrobat Reader

In order to view full PDF articles on PaleoCentral, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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