Terrestrial Globe [Flash 3D Earth Viewer Application]

This is a quite simple three dimensional virtual terrestial globe viewer web-application made with Adobe® Flash®. This compact and efficient 3d viewer allows you to comfortably rotate high-quality earth model by easy and intuitive mouse actions in the universal scene.

*This application is provided on an "as is" basis with absolutely no warranty.

*The application requires the latest version of Adobe® Flash® Player. Adobe, Flash and ActionScript are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.


Click on the title and start the application. (1)Rotation: Mouse-drag on the earth toward the way in direction. (2)Zooming in and out: Change view-point altitude by moving the handle of slider control on the rightside. The altitude can be changed also by mouse wheeling.

Numerical information, such as current altitude (of view-point), longitude and latitutde (of surface point under mouse cursor), is to be displayed on top-right corner.


You can alter some visual or functional options with the switch buttons placed at bottom-right corner of the window. (1)Lighting; toggle on/off of pseudo-lighting visual effect. (2)Agglomerations; shows/hides clickable points of world top 50 agglomerations. (3)Latitude/longitude lines; toggle on/off of overlay gridlines of every 15 degrees. (4)Lock the earth's axis; switch rotaion mode. When locked, only axial rotation along with the equator is possible. Or otherwise unlocked, the globe can be rotated geodetically in arbitrary directions.

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