Google Earth Resources

The following Google Earth visualisations are available for each NEED partner region. Download Google Earth here.


Google Earth learning resources are also available in Finnish on the University of Eastern Finland website. Click here to read more and to download resources in Finnish.


Google Earth User Guide

If you are new to Google Earth you can download an easy-to-use User Guide .

Learning Activity: Minerals & Bedrock

Geology Map – The Burren

Geology Cross Section – The Burren, Ireland

Soils and Terrain – The Burren, Ireland

Teachers Information and Student Worksheets:

Google Earth Files:

Bedrock Map – Ireland

Photo Tour – Burren National Park, Ireland

Photo Tour – The Burren, Ireland

Burren Movies in Google Earth

This KML map allows you to view YouTube movies of the Burren landscape within the Google Earth viewer.

Learn about the Equator & the Tropics in Google Earth

  • The rocks of the Burren were formed when Ireland lay about 10º South of the Equator (this was over 300 million years ago!



Bedrock Map – Storjord, Norway (Google Earth)