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 force ArcGIS server to create KML?

Attempting to serve arcgis server (AGS) 10 sde data to Google Earth (GE). I don't have any problem opening the service or the network link in GE on my desktop. When I try to open in ipad device ...
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3D equivalent to ArcGIS API?

I am currently working on a 3D mapping project. And I have created some KML files from ArcGIS Online, and I have edited them in Google Earth to adjust the 3D attributes. I am also designing a webpage ...
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Finding coordinate pair at any given distance along calibrated route?

Goal: given a route as a set of ordered coordinates, measure the overall distance of the route and be able to access the coordinate pair at any given distance along the route. Application: I'm ...
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Link Google Earth with QGis

I was wondering if it was possible to link Google Earth files (KML, KMZ) to a QGIS project. The main idea would be that if you'd add a point with coordinates in Google Earth, this point would be added ...
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Which area measurement to trust? - The same polygon in GoogleEarth v. ArcGIS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the most accurate coordinate system for calculating areas of polygons? I'm currently involved in comparing the "official metropolitan" areas of several cities ...
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Which GUI system for my apps?

Apologies for such basic questions, but google really doesn’t seem to be my friend today. I am a long-time programmer, new to GIS. I am trying to get a feel for various aspects of GIS. In addition to ...
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How do I add precise border with longitude and latitude for any country using mapinfo?

I have a plain image that I need to add international border with precise longitude and latitude but I have no experience with Mapinfo. How is it possible? Is there any way to import maps from Bing or ...
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Google Earth Imagery Updates Question

How often does Google update their Monthly Google Earth Imagery Updates ? https://mapsengine.google.com/10446176163891957399-16022013078000482234-4/mapview/?authuser=0 I see that it is dated last May ...
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working with kmls

I have been working with kml files. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and use the option "Map to Layer" from "conversion Tools" in "Arc Toolbox". Problem: I have two layers, say Districts and Constituencies, ...
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Creating 3D Buildings for Google Earth? [closed]

I want to learn creating real 3D buildings to use them for google earth. What is the best software for that? And What are the best books/tutorials to start with. Thanks
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How to get lat/long of all adresses inside a polygon in google map?

I have several polygon shapes inside a City in Germany. I need to generate Point data of houses inside those Polygons. It is very time consuming to add all the building Locations manually. I am ...
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Getting WGS84 height of a given place mark - Google Earth

Setting manually a place mark for a given location or obtaining the coordinates via Google Earth search yields the (Long,Lat) WGS84 coordinates. I'm fully aware of map is a 2D concept, yet is there a ...
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Geodatabase feature to KMZ - display issue with stacked lines

I am working with a line feature in ArcGIS. My end product is a KMZ for use in Google Earth. However, there are lines that are stacked on top of each other in the feature. When I convert my feature to ...
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Extract ground elevation from a path of lat/lon

I have a set of Lat/Lon points and I'd like to know the actual ground elevation of these points. I have access to Global Mapper, Google Earth, AutoCAD Civil 3D. Could somebody suggest the bets way ...
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adding helicopter video files to Google Earth or QGIS

Is it possible to add a helicopter's video files to Google Earth or QGIS ? We have a flight path points derived from the xml file associated with the .mpg file which I envision being used to pilot ...
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How can I show excel file with addresses inside in Google Earth?

I have excel file with 1 column of address , city and country. I want to "import" it into Google Earth and get placemarks of the addresses (2800 POI). How can I do it ?
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Is there a way to get Openlayers' KML reader to deal with tessellation?

I'm trying to use OpenLayers' KML reader to display a KML file on a map, but the KML itself has LinearRings tha have a tessellate value of 1. I realize that this is used by google earth to snap the ...
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Divide into grid and Mosaic using google earth?

Is it possible to download 1:2000 scale of a town using google earth image? If divide the whole area into grid and mosaic them is an option, how it is done using google earth? I tried using grid. But ...
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GPS data -tracking analyst

i have GPS data from 15 trucks for one month. The data include (location x-y, speed, altitude and vehicle_id). I have used tracking analyst to visualize the data but i need to group them by day to ...
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Google Earth image projection transformation question

I have taken a JPEG image snapshot of an area on google earth. Within it I marked and record the coordinates of the four corners. I then added and georeferenced the image to a map I was already ...
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Unable to export Projected layer [UTM] to Google Earth from ArcGIS for Desktop?

When tried to export any vector layer in ArcGIS [projected in UTM] to Google Earth, it is falling away from the actual location. However, when I export vector layer in Geographical Coordinate System ...
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Animation around center point in Google Earth

What is the best way to create an animation path around a central object like a mountain in Google Earth? At the end I think the animation path should be a "tour" to create video file from it.
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Selecting Untitled polygons in Google Earth

I have an area where I'm trying to mark some polygons in it and under temporary places folder they were adding as shown below. Now how do I select some of the polygons and move them to different ...
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Line segment between 2 points

I have to lat/lon Points. I want to draw a line segment between the 2 (in kml), but I don't see functionality in Google Earth to do this. LineString is not it. Surely I am missing something. <?xml ...
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Exporting ArcMap Feature to KML while retaining Attached Photo?

I have a set of point features in an ArcGIS file geodatabase. I have attached a photo to one of the points, using the built-in tools 'enable attachments' and 'add attachment'. The photo is stored on ...
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Error open KMZ file from Oregon 650t Garmin

This is similar to this Previous post however; it does not mention about dpi or resolution to save a good quality image with very limited kmz files to be use for Garmin? What is the dpi when do you ...
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How to organize a kml created from a shapefile in QGIS?

I have a shapefile that I would like to export into a kml to share it with my colleagues. This shapefile contains a few hundred polygons. I have QGis 2.2.0 on Windows 7. I would like to create a kml ...
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Coordinate mix up

I am working on a basic map, pulling coordinates from google earth, converting them to decimal degrees in excel, and then importing them into qgis. I am using qgis 1.8. When converting from degrees, ...
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How do I make shapefiles that I converted from .KML appear in QGIS?

I have created shapefiles from Google Earth but they do not show in QGIS, whereas in ArcGIS they do. I have made sure they are at the top of the layers, not transparent and also I have changed their ...
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Merging Multiple Paths

Alright, I'm going to start by using Google Earth terminology because that's where the original need for a solution came up. I have multiple paths (54) that I want to merge into a single path. ...
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Calculate length of 2,000 paths - lines in Google Earth?

I have ~2,000 paths/lines drawn in Google Earth and I would like to know their cumulative length. How can I do this easily? I have been able to convert into excel the Lat & Long of each point in ...
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Calculating distance from a central point in three dimensions and visualising the result

We will shortly be collecting data from our remote systems that track ADS-B signals from Aircraft. This data will provide the lat/lon in epsg:4326 (wgs84) and a height in meters. The station location ...
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Where do I put pause and balloon visibility commands in KMZ tour?

I am teaching a new course called Global Studies, which looks at many aspects of various regions of the world. As in introduction to each region, I plan on making a Google Earth tour with ...
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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 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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Google earth separate application

I am wondering is it possible to set up two google earths? I have a project that contains all the jobs our company done and I want this to act as an aid to estimators. It is a kml file. The problem is ...
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Incorporating additional sensor data in Google Earth paths?

I have an autonomous sailboat that records its position, orientation and wind direction in 1 second intervals. I've been able to import the GPS coordinates as a path, but would also like to ...
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How can I plot these coordinates on a map not knowing their format

Trying to plot these coordinates on a map, or convert them to Lat/Long, hoping someone can help me, way over my head. Should be somewhere in the Hess mountains Yukon Territory y proj 890526.20462877 x ...
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Installing Google Earth ribbon tab in Erdas?

I have Erdas Imagine 11 and Google Earth installed, however the Erdas interface does not show the Google Earth ribbon tab. I've tried re-installing both software packages, but the toolbox does not ...
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Details about Google Maps 3D / Google Earth 3D Switzerland

Are there any information/publication about Google Maps 3D / Google Earth 3D Switzerland? Like which databases resolution and source of DEM (laser-scan or photogrammetry) resolution and source ...
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Google Maps JS API With Google Earth Spotted?

I've been, somewhat, following the news on the deprecation of the Google Earth API since it was first announced earlier this year. I'm an amateur GIS guy and I've been wanting to port over a simple ...
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Why Google Earth insert a LookAt attribute in my KML files? How to remove it?

When I build a KMZ file in Google Earth Pro, when I reopen it, the initial view is in a place that I can't understand where it comes from, far away from the KMZ location and it's always the same place ...
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Styling and saving multiple KMLs at once

is there a way to style multiple KML files at once and then save each one as its original file without going through them individually? I have approximately 600 KML point files that need to remain ...
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Google Earth Mapping in Beijing - Why is it shifted? [duplicate]

When using Google Earth Pro, the road network and the underlying imagery do not line up. At first I thought this was a road network issue. However, when I geolocate addresses using the Baidu ...
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QGIS group to KMZ

There is a lot of questions about exporting single files, Im trying to see if there is a way to export an entire group in QGIS to a .kmz or .kml file that can be opened in google earth.
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show kml from variable instead of url

I am trying to add a layer from KML variable instead of url due to the current circumstances that force me to. I am using openlayer 2.13.1, chrome, VS and .net. i have read the following link and ...
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Displaying KML attributes (Images) on Google My Map

I don't know if i am the right place to ask this question, i want to display images attached with each attribute in the kmz file on GoogleMyMaps. I can view the images on google earth but when i ...