The newest version of Google Earth includes 3  APR 16 2008

The newest version of Google Earth includes 3-D photorealistic buildings, sunlight (with shadows on those realistic 3-D buildings), and a Spiderman-esque swooping action. Here's a "photo" I snapped of downtown San Francisco.

Downtown San Francisco on Google Earth

You can just see the 3-D photorealistic Golden Gate Bridge peeking up in the background. See some more examples at Google's LatLong blog.

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