On this page you will find links to satellite images and maps of the world. Most of the maps are large, so be patient while downloading. The size (i.e. small, medium, large) refers to the size (Kb), quality and detail level of a world map.
"World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there."
"Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings and even explore galaxies in the Sky. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places and share with others."
With MSN Live Search Maps you can get driving directions, find places on the map and share your maps with others. Click on the 3D tab to start Virtual Earth 3D, where you can explore 3D buildings and cities at street level, combined with real-time weather.