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Using Google Earth, a user can see the study locations of Smithsonian scientists around the globe.

Download the KMZ to view the map on your local computer.

Note: Google Earth must first be installed on your computer to open the kmz file. You can download Google Earth here.

Google Earth Tips

  • Once you download the above kmz file, open the file in Google Earth. The file will appear on Temporary Places.
  • With a double click on the icon in the Places Panel, Google Earth will zoom into the collection locality.
  • A click on the placemark icon in the 3D viewer will open the specimen information balloon.

You can find more information in the Google Earth User Guide Web site.

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