Marble Desktop Globe - Wonderful Atlas Application for KDE4
Apr 09, 2009, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Craciun)
[ Thanks to Chris7mas for this link.
"Marble is an easy to use geography application which
comes included in the kdeedu package from KDE4.
"Marble Desktop Globe supports zooming in/out and has a pretty
good database of cities, including all the major cities from each
country all over the globe. The map itself is physical and includes
only the borders between countries, with no other administrative
limits present or names of landforms. When you click any city on
the map, the exact coordinates of that city will be given, and the
Wikipedia information will be displayed. Another wonderful feature
is that Marble lets you print the currently shown map to PDF,
PostScript or a printer, and, moreover, you will be able to export
the currently shown map to PNG or JPG too, for online publishing or