Google Earth .kml file of the Blue Ridge, southern Shenandoah National Park
This downloadable .kml file includes 1) a geologic map, 2) an explanation, and 3) locations of worthwhile field locations. After downloading the file, it can be opened using Google Earth. The file can be played in Google Earth as a virtual flyover/tour of the Blue Ridge or the user can pan, tilt, rotate, and zoom on his/her own. The various data layers can be turned on and off as desired. Field trip stops are labeled; by clicking on the label more information about the site is displayed and links provided to other content, such as maps, cross sections, and videos, available at the Geology of Virginia website.