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From: Jenny M Benson <>
Subject: Re: Anyone tried using Google Earth to view a family tree?
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 11:54:32 +0100
References: <7$P20uThMLZIFwmY@nildram.co.uk>


In message <7$>, Switcher
<> writes
>An idea for presenting my family tree that I'm trying is to use Google
>Earth
>(download for free at http://earth.google.com).
>
>I've put together a file for my Skinner tree which shows the kind of
>thing I mean. If you have a copy of Google Earth you can view it here -
>
>http://www.familytreeassistant.com/SkinnerTree20080625.kmz
>
>Don't forget to expand the time span slider in the top right corner of
>the Google Earth screen (click on the right hand side of the slider and
>drag to the right).
>
>The above tree was produced from a GEDCOM export using the Map My
>Ancestors program -
>
>http://www.familytreeassistant.com.
>
>I'd be interested in hearing your opinions on whether being able to
>visualise your family on Google Earth is something of interest to
>people?

The latest release of Legacy, version 7, includes a mapping facility
using Microsoft VirtualEarth.
--
Jenny
"I always like to have the morning well-aired before I get up."
(Beau Brummel, 1778-1840)


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