Google Earth Store Maps

April 9, 2007

If you absolutely, positively need to know where all 178 Apple stores are located, Google Earth maps are the definitive way to view them. Now, thanks to an extraordinary amount of work by Brian, there’s complete aerial photo coverage of the stores, annotated with address and other information. The coverage includes some occasional views of storefronts (Bridgeport Village, Ore.) and other surprises. You’ll need to download and install the Google Earth application, then download the store list (.kml file). Check here for help.

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Eric LEwis April 9, 2007 at 0446

Thats not real! The file is not apple stores!


jose April 9, 2007 at 0754

Very cool! It took me a while to figure out how access the downloaded Apple Store file (check the menu box next to the Apple Store folder in the temporary files folder; when you go to exit the Google Earth program it will ask you if you want to save it in your favorites folders).


ericlewis91 April 9, 2007 at 1147

im so lost on how to do this…there is still no apple stores!


BabyGotMac April 9, 2007 at 1304

Very cool stuff! Thanks for the site and the Google Earth link.


Brian Kaemepn April 9, 2007 at 1313

I believe that you can simply drag the folder up into the “My Places” area where it will always stay. I placed everything in it’s own folder so that you could easily turn off the ones you don’t need, say Japan if you’re never going there, and it won’t use up that processing power.



jitaroo April 10, 2007 at 1113

all you do is extract the folder, then double click the file in it then click the play button. Google Earth will then take you on a mini tour.


Michael April 11, 2007 at 1611

If you rename the zip file to .kmz, it will load without any problems. (kmz is zip-compressed kml)


Hugo July 15, 2009 at 0752

Someone can help me?

I need an apple store in Dubrovnik ( Croatia), can someone help me?

Thank you in advance.



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