2 Download File
3 Open File
4 Distribution in Canada
5 Distribution in Alaska
7 Where You Live
Launch Google Earth. Under the layers side panel click off everything except “Borders and Labels” and “Terrain.” Leaving everything else off will help reduce the clutter on the screen and will help Google Earth run faster.
By default, the file will zoom to Greenland. At the bottom of the Places sidebar (to the left of the map), under Temporary Places, click the triangle next to NSIDC. At the bottom of the list, select the Permafrost button.
Note: To learn how to navigate in Google Earth, see “How to Navigate in Google Earth.”