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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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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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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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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Converting GEDCOM to KML?

Does anyone know of a way to convert GEDCOM files to KML? I am building a family tree and I would like to be able to upload the infromation I have gathered to Google Earth. I already tried to use ...
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Google Earth plugin deprecated. Which alternatives? [closed]

I've got a costumer of mine asking for an integration of the Google Earth Plugin to his website. From Google earth Plugin site I read this: Google Earth Plugin API has been deprecated as of ...
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Google earth balloon not fully visible

When i load my KML on google earth, the balloon appears whole but when I embed on a webpage using the embedKML tool, the data in the balloon (In this case a table) appears to be cut. The close button ...
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Do local Bing Maps servers or Google Earth servers exist?

Is it possible to have all the map data come from local server instead of Google Earth or Bing Map but still use their tools as front end. For example Bing Map control (from their SDK) would be ...
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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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csv to kml converter

Does anyone know a workable and stable program which converts csv extension files to kml? There are many tools available online but none of them worked for me. I tried many including kmlcsv ...
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How can I project geojson borders on the google earth tiles in leaflet?

I started working with leaflet and google earth tiles. I want to add borders on my map so I tried to use the countries geoJson Data as a layer on the map. The problem is that the json borders ...
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How to Open Google Earth in a Remote Desktop Session?

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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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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“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 can you create a KML that is synced to CartoDB data and styles?

the one part of cartodb i am struggling with is connecting my table or visualization to google earth. I see that you can export an un-styled kmz from a table. Has anyone figured out a way to keep 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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What KML features are suitable to display 3D atmospheric density data using Google Earth?

I wish to use Google Earth to visualise and explore 3D atmospheric density data. In my case it is ionospheric electron density, which is a niche area, but I can imagine this might have been done by ...
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Google Earth Enterprise Portable Server replacement?

Is anyone still using Google Earth Enterprise Portable Server? Is there a better alternative now? "The Google Earth Enterprise Portable Server solution enables organizations to access portions of ...
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google.maps.InfoWindow is not working

If anyone encountered the same problem and come up with the solution please give me an idea if what's wrong with this code. The InfoWindow is not working when i click the map polygon. All parts ...
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Synchronizing KML file in Google Earth with ArcMap?

I have a KML file in Google Earth that I keep updated. Usually every update I save this KML file then I import it to ArcMap. Is there any way to sync this KML file with ArcMap? I saw this Link but ...
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Can I get the coordinates of country borders from Google Maps?

I need to get the coordinates of a country's border (e.g., Iraq) from Google Maps. How can I do that?
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Securing REST endpoint using custom database and Basic Auth?

I need to provide Google Earth users access to my REST endpoints. Currently there is a database that has the users and pwds as well as there roles. Roles determine what data in the website they can ...
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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. ...
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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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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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KML/KMZ: Make one placemark appear in two folders?

I'm not actually sure this is quite the right way to approach this problem, so if I'm just off in the wrong direction, please help me figure out where I should be heading. I have a collection of ...
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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Google Earth KML Autoload/Distribution

Situation: We have installed Google Earth on the whole computer network. We have one KML with all our projects. Need: Distribute the KML on all those Google Earth instances. Requirements: ...
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how to create translucent objects in KML?

I've been able to create a KML file that shows a circle on my (Google Earth) map. Now I would like to have a translucent fill on the circle. I'm new to KML, so I'm learning by trial-and-error with ...
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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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How do I convert EPSG:26986 coordinate pairs to EPSG:4326 from the MassGIS web service, the Linux command-line, or PHP?

I'm a GIS newbie, normally a PHP web applications developer. I am trying to map all boundaries of the MA state representative districts. So I just need to convert polygon coordinates from the ...
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Can ArcGIS layer be shown on Google Earth?

If we have a table in SQL Server which was used as layer in ArcGIS. Can the same thing be done in Google Earth? I mean does Google Earth support adding custom layers? If so how?
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Select more than one place at a time in Google Earth?

I've got a Google Earth .kmz file opened in my copy of Google Earth 6.0.1.2032 running on Mac OS X 10.6.7. There are about 5000 points/"places" in the file and they show up fine. What I would like to ...
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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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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Why should Google Earth's satellite imagery differ from what is available via the Openlayers plugin on QGIS?

I suspect that there's likely to be a relatively straightforward explanation of why, in some instances, satellite imagery on Google Earth may differ from that which is available from Google Maps on ...
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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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Create automatic path layer for deriving digital elevation model using GoogleEarth and QGIS

I recently found this post to create a digital elevation model (DEM) with Google Earth and QGIS. First it requires to manually create a path for sampling elevation data: ...
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Displaying ArcMap 10.2 labels in KML [closed]

Goal: To export a labeled geo-referenced point layer created in ArcMap 10.2 to KML and have google earth only display labels of certain points when zoomed out past a certain scale (to avoid clutter). ...
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Displaying contour lines calculated from SRTM in Google Earth?

I'm relatively inexperienced in GIS, but would like to display contour lines calculated from SRTM data in Google Earth. It doesn't matter whether they are actual linestrings or just an image ...
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Tool to help us re-district?

I work for a mid-sized school district and we unfortunately have to close one of our school buildings. That means that the neighborhoods who've been sending their children to the school that is ...
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Measuring river width every mile in Google Earth?

Given an area, can Google Earth tabulate the width of a particular river? This problem I think requires using an API to programmatically: define an area of interest identify a terrain feature ...
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KML Regions feature not working in Google Earth 8.0.2.2334 installed on Android

When I load a kml in Google Earth 8.0.2.2334 installed on my Android phone, the KML Regions feature is not working (for me). I have read and reread the Google Dev pages. I have googled for a solution ...
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Syncing Google Earth My Places data in OS X?

Since Google hasn't implemented a sync service for Google Earth's My Places data, I'm trying to make this work manually between my home and work computers, one OS X the other Windows. Windows side ...
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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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Cross-platform 3D mapping solutions

I am a new software developer who created an application at my work that continually displays content on the Google Earth desktop application using KML. My work now would like a mobile solution to my ...
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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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What datum (reference ellipsoid) does Google Earth use?

What datum (reference ellipsoid) does Google Earth[1] use? I can't seem to find where Google Earth tells explicitly what datum they use. I need some sort of valid link. [1] The default free version ...