Tag Archive: Region

Jul 01 2007

Today In History: ZIP Codes Introduced For US Mail

Everyone in the US knows what a Zip code is, but most don’t know what it stands for. ZIP codes are numbered with the first digit representing a certain group of U.S. states, the second and third digits together representing a region in that group (or perhaps a large city) and the fourth and fifth digits representing more specific areas, such as small towns or regions of that city. history, zip, us, mail, us mail, zip codes, postal codes, postal service

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Sep 29 2006

Google Earth Bigger, Better

In the newer version it looks more like this Download Windows Version Now Download MAC Version Now New Features – embedded Navigator interface (top-right, overlaying the 3D view) – Localized client to French, German, Italian, Spanish – Textured 3D Model files can be loaded (Collada XML file format) – Layers: new Core/All/”Now Enabled” views – Full screen mode now allows searching (use F-11 on the PC) – Press the ‘/’ key to access Search from full screen mode – Scale Legend – Full resolution imagery across entire screen – Terrain quality preference setting – Improved Garmin GPS device support – Toolbar (replaces navigation panel previously shown below the 3dview) – Diagonal arrow-key navigation (up arrow + left arrow simultaneously) – Tristate checkboxes in Places/Layers folders – Improved messages for login problems – Redesigned properties dialog – Region based loading, allows for “Streaming KML”(tm) layers – Level of detail (LOD) control via KML – Radio button folder items (available via KML only) – Hidden folders, won’t uncollapse when item is selected (available via KML only) – Network links respect on-expire headers – mechanism via KML+NetworkLink – Improved cut/paste of KML to/from text editor – Menus have been reorganized with new names, locations and shortcuts armenia, earth, google, google earth, images, yerevan, yerevan armenia

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