A 3D mapping program from Google that covers the entire globe from satellite images. Requiring a download for Windows, Mac and Linux desktops, a street address can be searched, and the views can be zoomed down to the individual building all the way up to a satellite's view of the globe. Google Earth can be used to view points of interest as well as obtain driving directions between two locations. See Google Maps
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The Empire State Building
From a satellite, tall buildings have a 3D appearance in Google Earth. New York's Empire State Building was retrieved by entering only the name of the building.