Google's virtual globe application that allows users to view 3D buildings, imagery, terrain, any other information stored in KML files.

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How to use PastefromGE plugin

just a simple question for a QGIS plugin that I couldn't the documentation for. How do you use PastefromGE plugin from the Google Earth plugin for QGIS? I'm doing "copy" on Google Earth Pro, and ...
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Google Earth - Color Coded elevation data

I don't know anything about Global Information Systems. I want to do something which should be extremely simple and extremely common sense I have Google Earth Pro. I just want to see a color-coded ...
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St_Azimuth : Difference between Google Earth and Postgis

I'm using Postgis to find angles between sites. End users will use Google Earth to play with these results. According to st_azimuth, I have exactly 315.002 degrees between these two points : SELECT ...
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Tool to modify position of orthomap (.kmz)?

I load and visually inspect orthomap from UAV, for this task I use Google Earth, but problem is that orthomap is not perfectly aligned to satelite maps. Is there any interactive tool that can modify ...
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How to get a good resolution Image from google earth and use it in Arcmap?

I need to make an orthophoto from google-earth. My orthophoto covers a large area and whenever I save the image in google-earth and put it in the Arcmap to rectify it , the image has very large ...
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Clipping and exporting raster from QGIS to Google Earth?

I have a 3 band raster from which I need to clip a portion, and then visualise it in google earth. The problem is that the file generated after clipping, shows OK in QGis, but looks completely black ...
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How can I show photos in popup from a ByteA (postgis) in QGIS (or Google Earth/map)

I currently have a postgis database with a table containing point geometry of fire Hydrant. This table contains a raster_blob field which contains the Fire hydrant picture taken by field workers. ...
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I am trying to have markers in a KML to follow the direction of the view in Google Earth

I am trying to represent the flow direction of streams in a KML file to be used in Google Earth. As complex line symbols are not supported by the KML format, I have opted for a solution combining ...
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Google earth to QGIS projection problem

I have a 200 mile diameter circle in Google Earth. I saved as a kml and imported into QGIS with the "add vector layer" and it was imported as WGS 84 GCS. Now the Circle lines up on the correct ...
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KML file showing wrong co-ordinates on Google Earth

This is little snippet from the kml file now the co-ordinates are for some where in UK with Lat- 51.45 and Long - 0.0386 but when I plot this kml file on Google Earth it shows all the points in middle ...
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Google Earth vs Map inaccuracies

I'm working with a DGPS system and trying to validate our hardware and any errors in the system. I get a GPS position. When I search in Google Earth I get the exact position as expected. However, ...
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How can I stream attitude (roll,pitch,yaw) into Google Earth?

I am streaming position data (lat, lon) of an airplane into Google Earth via NMEA 0183 ($GPRMC, $GPGGA sentences) and it works OK (I generate and stream these from my own software). Now I would also ...
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Google Earth 1.0 Type Library Missing

I've been running Excel to Google Earth Dashboards for some time through VBA on Windows 7 and Excel 2010. However, I have just tried to copy one of my workbooks to a Windows 8.1 machine on Excel 2016 ...
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Alternative to Picasa for converting Geotagged photos to KML files

This is a follow-up question to another thread (Geotagging photos with smartphone camera?) I asked a few days ago. Using my smartphone, I have figured out a way to geotag photos using an app called ...
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Google Earth Issue Adding Overlay - Unknown error on image ingest

I'm trying to add a .tif into Google Earth Pro as a superoverlay. The file is a large island survey I georeferenced in ArcGIS, and I'm trying to preserve its high quality and coordinates. When I try ...
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ArcMap Exported (KML/KMZ) Meridians and Parallels do not match/ align with that of Google Earth

I was trying to draw kml that are (one degree in gap) meredians and parallels for Austrailia. e.g see i tried to draw 142 degree and 11 degree lines using fishnet in arcmap but when imported into ...
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Setting the initial visibility of the KML NetworkLink accessing ArcGIS Server map service

The objective is to create a KMZ for Google Earth that I can serve up that accesses an ArcGIS Server map service with KML capability turned on (KMLServer) and control the initial visibility of the ...
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Failed DEM via Natural Neighbor in QGIS 2.14.2-Essen

Following the indications of Monde Geospatial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLbY3iMBW-A) I created a CSV file with the altitudinal data (Google Earth) for 2182 total points and imported it into ...
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topologically valid features from google earth

I'm currently working on QGIS and ArcGIS software for creating land use/land cover and road network map from Google earth. I traced the shared boundary between two land-use types twice since i don't ...
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Converting ArcGIS layers into .kml for Google Earth

ArcGIS newb here. I'm trying to convert an ArcGIS layer into a .kml format so I can use it in Google Earth. I've found several tutorials for this, but none of them have been helpful so far. They seem ...
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Google Earth: Circular polygons that follow earth curvature

I'd like to draw filled circles in Google Earth which follow the curvature of the earth, i.e. for 1000ft altitude, not only the circle's edge but also the center is required to be 1000ft above ...
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Converting many kml files into one kmz and visualize them in GoogleEarth?

Is it possible one kmz file to have many kml files? If yes, how can I convert the kml files to a kmz in order to be able to show them in GoogleEarth? In case of one kml file, I read that its enough to ...
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Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection in kml google earth

I have polylines on kml format ,I want to edit those kml polylines via google earth when I try to modify the polyline I get the error Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection.
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Tile server overlay in Google Earth?

I have recently become aware of a number of tile-server map sources and I would like to use these as overlays in Google Earth. Is there a way to do this directly that does not involve pre-downloading ...
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How to access Google Earth Historical Tiled Imagery Url to other Map APIs or Cesium.js?

Does anyone know how to access Google Earth Historical Tiled Imagery url? Then, the users can load the xyz tiled imagery by using different map APIs such as OpenLayers 3, Leaflet, and Google Map APIs ...
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dynamic visualization of spatiotemporal data on a grid

I am handling spatiotemporal data and it is a quite new area for me. Basically I have data related to the position of cars at a given time in Montreal. I would like to dynamically visualize the ...
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Export google satallite raster in QGIS 2.12- problem

When I import aerial raster from Google satellite, using the OpenLayers plugin the raster is located in the right place. But when I export it the raster isn't located in the right place: I ...
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Positioning Landsat 8 data in Google Earth

I have some (combined) Landsat 8 TIF files that I want to overlay in Google Earth Pro. I manually set the 4 corner lat/lon coordinates (Properties->Location) to the 8 CORNER_UL_LAT_PRODUCT, ...
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Exporting waypoints layers from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Earth?

Is it possible to export waypoints Layer (ArcGIS) directly to Google Earth? I can export waypoints tables from MapINFO directly to Google Earth via EXPORT MAP TO GOOGLE EARTH tab.
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How to create an elevation profile in google earth from a kml?

I have a KML file of a stream that I originally created as a line shapefile in ArcMap (one stream extracted from a larger watershed data set). I need to create an elevation profile of this stream. ...
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Is it possible to access the building textures from the Google Earth API?

I'm trying to get building textures from Google Earth and apply them to my own models. My overall goal is to be able to walk around in virtual reality. So far, I've found some information from the ...
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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Google Earth Extension to export georeferenced image?

Has somebody coded an extension to Google Earth that will export a georeferenced image from google earth? Google Earth and Google Earth Pro only export the image *.jpg *.png etc and don't export the ...
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Bulk edit and merge KML files

Trying to do some research into drought patterns of the US using KMZ files from droughtmonitor.unl.edu. My problem is that there are too many files to work with. 857 total. Records are every 7 days ...
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How can I Calculate the Area, Volume and Buffer of following Canal? [closed]

How can I Calculate the Area, Volume of Water and and 2 km Buffer from each side of following Canal. Please provide me the formula and process. Arcmap, google Earth or What tools easy to calculate. ...
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QGIS KML export to Google Earth has incorrect boundaries

I successfully imported a small sample kml file with nested polygons that I created using Google Earth. I imported it into QGIS and used the disolve function. The exported kml file is displayed ...
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google earth - viewing KML file in world map

I"m using google earth and a KML file that I have generated. I would like to display all the KML points in a world map. Google maps online does it but the print is poor. Need a 300 dpi print which ...
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Google Earth and GeoServer as WFS-T overlay

I need to use Google Earth (Pro) as tool for editing MS SQL Server database content through GeoServer. Is there a way to connect GeoServer and Google Earth using WFS-T, or there is another way of ...
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Placemark stuck in Primary Database section

I'm adding some placemarks in Google Earth and I've accidentally dragged them into the Primary Database area where the roads, etc are shown. Does anyone know how to get them out of this area back to ...
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Map to KML tool issue: legend is cut off in Google Earth

I am facing this issue with MAP to KML tool in ArcGIS Desktop (10.2.2): I have created the legend in Map Layout as indicated here then exported to KML. But the legend is partially cut off in Google ...
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Way to update and style multiple features within KML

I am trying to find a quicker, automated process that will enable me to update multiple line features within a KML. The geometries are initally created and styled from QGIS. Currently, I run through ...
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Changes to Clip and Intersect between 2.8 ltr and 2.12 for lines

Clip and Intersect in 2.8 yield the result as expected. When using 2.12 the shape file is empty. To test this I have run both versions on Linux (Opensuse Leap) and OSX. The results are consistent. ...
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How to sync ENVI image window with Google Earth Pro?

I am unable to find documentation explaining how to sync an view in ENVI with Google Earth. I am zooming in and out of a RapidEye image in ENVI for an object-oriented classification and it would be ...
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Not able to view Planet Lab geotiff file

Downloaded geotiff L13-0123E-0323N.tif from #planet lab and tried to open using ArcGIS, Windows Picture viewer, and Google Earth. However, I don't see the image clearly. 120MB file must be having ...
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“Update Altitude” does not work on TCX Converter

I have downloaded TCX Converter from the official site. Although I update altitude data of points which I created from Google Earth, they can't be displayed on table. Only "ml>" is written on ...
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How to get categorized list of all entities in a particular area of Google Maps/Open Street Maps?

I have been asked by my Professor to get the list of all kinds of entities for a particular area. Here by entities I mean - Names and(or) Addresses categorically resolved to residential area, ...
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how to debug mapserver / postgis returning 0 results? ( MapServer WMS 1.1.1 / Google Earth / QGis )

user30184 answered the same question here Why is mapserver returning a blank image? user30184 answers to start by specifying SRID and that it often has to do with extent and projection. I imported a ...
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Is it possible to create a KML to list the road names within a buffer?

I often need to know the road names within a given buffer of a polygon. Is it possible to create a KML that would stick a push pin in the roads and list the name so I could see them all in a drop down ...
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How to get an area Latlong geometry directly from google map?

I am new to field of GIS. I need to know that do we have an option of getting latlong of a building that we see in google earth or any Point of Interest areas. Something like i create & drag ...
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Converted ArcMap to KML Layer doesn't scale in Google Earth

I converted an ArcMap layer to KML and exported to Google Earth. I had set the Layer Output Scale to '1' during conversion, however when I open in Google Earth, the layer does not scale as I zoom in. ...