United States National Atlas

The National Atlas of the United States displays several hundred layers of GIS data for the United States. The data is organized into the following categories.

Agriculture (Information about Farms, Livestock, and Crops) Environment (Information about hazardous sites) People (Information about crime rates, economy, food stamps, jobs, mortality rates, population density, etc.) Biology [...]

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World Cities At Night From Space

The NASA Astronauts have been taking photographs of various world cities at night from the Space Shuttle. These images are a great way to visualize urban growth and transportation networks of cities. They also provide some insight into how cities in different countries develop. Some cities are constructed on a nice grid pattern, [...]

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Google Maps Overlay in Google Earth

This set of overlays will overlay tile sets from Google Maps onto Google Earth. This replaces an older version that no longer works. Includes the following tile sets.

Maps Satellite Terrain

You may get missing tiles if you try to zoom in farther than is supported by Google Maps.

Not sure why [...]

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Aeronautical Terminal Procedure Diagrams

Database of approximately 15,000 Aeronautical Terminal Procedure Charts for the United States. These charts consist of Airport Diagrams, Instrument Approach (IAP) Diagrams, Arrival (STAR) Diagrams, and Departure (DP) Diagrams for large and medium sized airports in the US and its territories. These diagrams provide standard procedures for navigating to and from the airports.

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Low Altitude Enroute Charts

Low Altitude Enroute Charts are used for aircraft navigation below 18,000 feet in the United States. The charts show the locations of radionavigations aids (VORs, etc.), airports, intersections, airways, etc. Unlike Sectional, these charts do not show ground topographic and visual navigation features.

The charts have been merged together to create seamless coverage [...]

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High Altitude Enroute Charts

High Altitude Enroute Charts are used for aircraft navigation above 18,000 feet in the United States. The charts show the locations of radionavigations aids (VORs, etc.), airports, intersections, airways, etc. Unlike Sectional Charts, these charts do not show ground topographic and visual navigation features.

These charts have been merged together to create seamless [...]

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Real Time 3D Flight Tracking

Updated 12/19

Flightwise has put together a great collection of near real-time flight tracking tools for Google Earth. These tools display a wealth of information about each flight, such as the location, altitude, heading, speed, Departure time, Estimated Arrival time and aircraft type. In addition, the aircraft are displayed in Google Earth [...]

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Metros of the World

Overlays showing the locations of metro lines at major cities throughout the world. Currently there are about 40 cities included in the collection.

The author (fleckman at GE BBS) appears to be adding more every couple weeks. I checked a few of them and it appears that they are color coded appropriately and [...]

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