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Cache for Google Earth
Using Google Earth without Internet
"Google Earth" - a stock of maps in the web
"Google Earth" obtains all its maps from the internet. The advantage is that a hufge
stock of maps is available and steadily up-to-date. To view terrain and roads (maps,
aereal photos, satellite fotos) one needs an internet connection. At home it is
May I use "Google Earth" even without internet?
YES: Without internet "Google Earth" cannot load new maps, but the former visited maps stay in the computer. "Google Earth" remembers images and maps once shown in the screen in its so called Cache memory. This cache is stored to the local disk and therefore also available without internet connection. Therefore it is also called offline memory.
As long as this cache is'nt full all recently "overflown" areas are still available.
And exactly thit is the problem! When the cache is full it overwrites
the oldest data by newer ones. Nobody knows when the cache is full and less which
data are automatically overwritten.
At this point apply "Cache for Google Earth"!