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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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 information,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Using the Geoserver time.ftl template for WMS-T kml

On http://geoserver.geo-solutions.it/edu/en/google_earth/time.html it appears that one might configure Geoserver to generate time-aware KML wrapped around a time-aware Geoserver instance (one that ...
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Tiff not showing when added to Google Earth

I have a tiff file from ArcGIS - it's a map image that I georectified with the warp tool. I'm trying to add the file to google earth but, while it says that the file is there in my "Places" it doesn'...
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How to convert floodplain inundation results from a Hec-Ras model into Google Earth?

Having run a Hec-Ras 4.1.0 model, I wish to show the results in Google Earth. How is this possible and is it possible to do this by using ArcMap 10.1?
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Drawing Google Map & printing at 1:160 (N Scale for modeling)?

I would like to draw a Google Map between two cities crossing a mountain pass in the Western USA. That part I can do just fine. What I would then like to do is print it at the scale (am I using that ...
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Drawing lineString in Google Earth API

I am able to draw a Polygon on the Google Earth API which is integrated in my website but i have to draw a lineString. Does anybody can help me? Here is the code i use to draw the polygon: function ...
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Google Earth Pop-Up Box - Open Picture in New Window

I have a kml file of photo point locations and associated photos take at that point. The goal is to have a user click on the photo point location and have a pop-up display with the photo taken, photo ...
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Extract subset of Points from KML / KMZ

I have several Kmz maps for various regions and need to be able to extract a subset of points. Is there a way to extract points from my dataset either because they're in the viewframe currently or ...
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add a network link from ArcGIS Server Manager to Google Earth

I am trying to add a network link into Google Earth - I have the service in ArcGIS Server (10.2) and have the KML capabilities turned on. When I add it to Google Earth, it asks for credentials. But ...
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ExtendedData and Description coexisting in the same placemark?

I am brand new to KML. I would like to ask if it is possible to have both ExtendedData and Description for the same placemark and have both appear in Google Earth Interface? I am asking because when I ...
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Georeferencing google earth historical images

I have been trying to raster and georeferenced an historical set of images from Google Earth but I am experiencing issues after done the first one properly. I save 4 images from Google Earth of the ...
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How to save a Polygon in an integrated Google Earth

I created a Polygon in Google Earth which is integrated in my Website. Now i have to get the KML File from this Polygon. Can anybody tell me how to do this?
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KML to shapefile will not convert attributes embedded in the description field [duplicate]

I have a point shapefile on which I used the "Layer to KML" tool on ArcMap. This tool successfully converted the shapefile into a KML containing all the attributes embedded in the "Placemark ...
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Creating a Polygon by clicking on a website embedded Google Earth

I have to create a Polygon on Google Earth which is embedded in my website as it is made in the Google Earth application. I managed to create a polygon already but i can only create it with the ...
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How to export shapefiles and other attributes to KML using QGIS?

Is it possible to include all the attributes in the table of a shapefile when exporting it from QGIS to KML? I want to view all other data inside my table in Google Earth.
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Google Earth panorama images are cropped

i am creating KML panoramas and viewing it in Google earth. when I open the Google earth KML,I see my images are cropped at the bottom.When I zoom in closely,the bottom images are on and off. Can ...
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Export Feature Class with attachments to Google Earth [duplicate]

I have a feature class with attachments in ArcMAP. In entirety this is a geodatabase of three features, a point feature class, a geodatabase table and a relationship class to relate the two. My end ...