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Download and installation instructions for Google Earth free software.

Download & Install Google Earth

1) Click on the button above to download Google Earth, and you will arrive at the following screen:

Download screenshot

2) If you don't want Google Chrome installed, uncheck the boxes, then click the 'Agree and Download' button at the bottom of the page. You may see a gold colored bar near the top (or bottom) of your screen, as shown in the screenshot below (1). Click on this bar and then click 'Download File' in the pop up menu (2).  (Or whatever method your browser and computer utilize for downloading programs.)

Download bar

3) Whenever you see the following pop-up, click 'Run.'

Run screenshot

4) Once you have installed Google Earth, to view the 1900 Storm project, click the button below. There will be a "click here" link on the resulting page to download an attachment. Click on that link and if prompted to accept or allow further installation, give permission.

Galveston Storm of 1900 in Google Earth

5)  When you see the following pop-up window, click 'Open.'

Open screenshot

6)  Enjoy!

If you need help to run the program, click the button below to access Google Earth tutorials:

Google Earth Tutorials