How do I cite a Google Earth location?
Note: This post relates to content in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. For up-to-date guidance, see the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.
To cite a Google Earth location, follow the MLA format template. Provide a description in place of a title. Then list Google Earth as the title of the container and the URL as the location. In the following example, the URL has been shortened, in accordance with our URL guidelines.
Map showing location of Leaning Tower of Pisa. Google Earth, earth.google.com/web/.
Read more about citing maps.