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With GeoView 3-D you can scroll down a list of countries and select the one whose location you want to know. The 3D globe will then rotate and zoom-in and find the country ! Pretty soon you will be visualizing the location of all the countries of the world. You will notice the relative size of different countries. Of course, not every significant place is a country. GeoView 3D also know of 42 places around the world which are not countries, such as Puerto Rico, Tahiti, etc. which you will want to know. And no doubt you will want to use the program in "Locate" mode, which means that it is now up to you to locate the countries. The program will prompt you for a particular country and you must rotate the globe yourself and find that country. The program knows if you found it or not and adds it to a list - so that you can see for yourself what countries you have found - and for those countries which you just have no idea about, you can press the "Auto" locate button and the program will find it for you ! You will soon be visualizing 234 countries and places around the world - greatly increasing your geographical acumen. The flags of all the countries are presented as well. Also use the program to view the geographical landscape of the earth in three-dimensional form (hence "GeoView 3-D" ).