What will Google do next? THIS!!
Prepare to discover possibly the most advanced mapping system ever, and its free for personal use. Think magic carpet ride, flying from space to street level. Add layers like roads, 3d terrain and buildings, schools, dining and more! Pro version available for $20 with GPS compatibility, higher resolution printing, and ability to import spreadsheets.
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Get started at the Google Earth Homepage, or here's a link directly to the free version download page.