The Next Web: Google Earth’s new measuring tool is a fun toy for geography nerds

The Next Web: Google Earth’s new measuring tool is a fun toy for geography nerds. “Mapping apps have long allowed us to measure the distance between multiple locations around the globe – but if you’re looking for more precise figures, you’ll want to try the latest feature in Google Earth. The new Measure tool lets you plot as many points as you like on a part of the globe to find out the distance between two points or calculate the perimeter and area between more points.”