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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Issues with hyperlinks in a KMZ file

I have a point shapefile where I set up a hyperlink to a .pdf file. In Arc the hyperlink works fine, and the desired .pdf file is opened when I click on the specific feature. If that layer is then ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Automatically split KML into point, line and polygon SHPs?

I have a lot of KMLs that include points, lines and polygons together, is there a way to automatically parse them into separate shapefiles (one for point, one for line, one for polygon) in QGIS or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Consuming secured ArcGIS for Server services in Google Earth?

I am able to easily consume unsecured ArcGIS for Server (AGS) services in Google Earth (GE), but not secured services. I have created a KML Link in AGS Manager with no luck, and added the service ...
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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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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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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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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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Exporting 3GB ArcGIS Raster to KML without losing resolution?

I have a 3GB raster layer, and I'd like to export it to KML for use with Google Earth. When I use the "Layer to KML" conversion tool in ArcMap, I end up with a low-resolution overlay: looks like one ...
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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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Is there a simple way to visualise point data with height values in KML?

Is there a simple way to display latitude/longitude point data like a 3D bar chart in KML, where the height is specified by a varying value? I've seen some examples where the <extrude> element ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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Export shapefile to KML for Google Earth - using QGIS

I am a real beginner with QGIS. I have shape files of my study site. I would like to have the nice google earth background. I would like to be able to see my files in Google earth, then I can zoom ...
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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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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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3d print an area from Google Earth

Is it possible to extract all 3d data (terrain + objects: buildings, vegetation, landmarks, etc.) from Google Earth in an easy way and 3d print it? I found tutorials about extracting the terrain ...
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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: 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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What are the coordinates of the mysterious hole in Siberia?

I am interested in taking a Google Earth aerial view of the mysterious hole recently discovered in Siberia and perhaps doing some hydrological analysis of the area in a GIS. However, there appears to ...
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What is best way to convert DWG to KML using ArcGIS or alternatives?

What's the best way to convert Dwg file to Kml ? i have tried to convert Dwg file to shape file then convert it to KML, but i hadn't very good result , i had some shift from where should be seen in ...
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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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Any topo options other than msrmaps.com for Google Earth?

Years ago I discovered you could display a topo map in Google Earth from msrmaps.com like this... <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Document> <name>ATHENS Topo</name&...
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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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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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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 ...