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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$>

In message <7$>, Switcher
<> writes
>An idea for presenting my family tree that I'm trying is to use Google
>(download for free at
>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 -
>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 -
>I'd be interested in hearing your opinions on whether being able to
>visualise your family on Google Earth is something of interest to

The latest release of Legacy, version 7, includes a mapping facility
using Microsoft VirtualEarth.
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