KML is an XML file format used to display and annotate geographic data, made popular by Google Earth.

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Calculating kml LatLonBox from corner coordinates?

I am asking a similar question to How to calculate kml LatLonBox from corner coordinates? because the answer there is referencing using gx:LatLonQuad instead of LatLonQuad is NOT sufficient for me. I ...
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Google Earth Polygon surface area to follow the curvature of the earth model

Question: When drawing a polygon in Google Earth with latitude, longitude and elevation values at each node, how do you ensure that the surface area of the polygon also represents the desired ...
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Create network graph from contiguous polygons in KML, or PostGIS?

I am using Postgres 9.5 and PostGIS. I have a table with a geometry field. This table has about 200 rows, in each of which the geometry field contains a Polygon. I would now like to derive an ...
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In a kml text editor, refer to external file?

I'm wondering, in a kml text editor where a all the coordinates are listed that make up a shape, can you refer to an external file instead of hard coding the list of coordinates? I understand that it ...
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Update GeoDjango models from KML?

I'm working in Django 1.9 and Postgres 9.4 with PostGIS extensions. I have a KML file, and I want to use it to update my geo fields. This is my model: class PCT(models.Model): code = ...
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osx terminal ogr2ogr batch covert .json to .kml

using osx El Capitan terminal This works fine one file at a time to convert .json to .kml ogr2ogr -f "KML" xxx.kml xxx.json I would like to do all files at once I have tried for %f in (*.json) do ...
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Z values in kml

My goal is to create a KML line and/or polygon where the z-values of the vertices equal the z-values from point data (where the csv has a Z field). So far, I have created a spreadsheet which, given a ...
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Directly fetching the line string with micromata kml parser

I am trying the kml parser for the first time. I have to find the first and last set of coordinates from a kml . Is there any way to directly fetch the line string coordinates from the document ...
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Can GML contain symbology?

I know that KML can contain symbology in it. I understand that GML is the open version of it. Can GML contain symbology too?
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Not all KML attributes import into attribute table

I have a .KML file that has placemarks that have four main pieces of data that I want to use in QGIS. When I do 'Add Vector Layer' and select my KML file it imports all the placemarks as feature ...
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Why is KML always selected as a standard service when publishing a ArcGIS Map Service?

On publishing an ArcGIS 10.x Map Service, the capabilities list always has KML selected, and I always have to deselect it. Why is this always selected, and can I configure ArcGIS Server to keep it ...
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Split Vector Points/Polygons by Vector Grid and assign to relevant grid

I have 3 vector shapefiles (1: Point, 2: polygon, 3: vector grid) that I would like to combine so that the points and polygons are 'assigned' to the relevant grid cell within which they are contained, ...
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Converting KML to feature class using ModelBuilder?

I am experiencing issues tyring to convert a KML to a layer file to use within ModelBuilder. The KML contains a set of polygon data and a set of polyline data, the polygon data is the data I wish to ...
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How to scale, rotate and translate a KMZ file in Google Earth

I'm a GIS software developer. I would like to adjust manually a KMZ over Google Earth images scaling, shifting and rotating it. What I'm wondering is a tool like the one in Google Earth to add a ...
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Establishing Default Query layer for Google Earth in “Map to KML” export from ArcMap?

I export a lot of maps for customers who request them from our office. Recently I have seen more and more requests for us to export our GIS into the .KML or .KMZ file type so they can be viewed on ...
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Creation of buffer area of 20mtrs upon click event on the base layer

I have a base layer upon which i wish to import a kml with certain lat lons and create a buffer region of 20mtrs around any point upon click event. i got google api for the same but want openlayers ...
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Getting from PDF contour map of Z in area to values of Z specific points in area?

I have a PDF of a contour map of value Z for an area. For the same area, I have a set of points that I would like to match with Z values interpolated from this contour map. For an individual point, ...
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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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Converting ArcMap Route Elements to KML? [closed]

I have used ArcMap to create bus routes with stops using the 'Find Route' tool. I have saved my maps as MXD files and need to convert to KML. I tried to convert to KML using the conversion tool ...
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Landsat-8 at EarthExplorer: how to overlay kml search criteria on UTM download

I frequently download Landsat-8 images from http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ The interactive portal (a captive version of Google Earth) allows me to specify search criteria that the relevant images must ...
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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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How to get unique placemark id's in kml file?

I'm implementing a kml layer in a map using Google Maps Javascript API, and I'm using QGIS to create the kml file from a shp file. In order to view the extended data in the kml file in Google Maps, it ...
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How can I clip a shapefile or KML layer file within ArcGIS?

Please see attached images for reference. What I'm trying to do is edit segment lines so that the polygons are not multiple. To do this I want to connect the lines so it is one continuous line for the ...
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Looking for a work-around to AGOL's 30-minute cache

Is there a way to bypass AGOL's 30-minute cache? We are serving up kmls through ArcGIS Online for power outages on an electric network and we need quicker updates than the set 30-minute time frame. Is ...
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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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Outline to Multigeometry on Google Maps

Is it possible to style the outline of the total multigeometry area in KML? LineStyle seems to outline all the invidual polygons inside MultiGeometry, but I would like to draw only outline of the ...
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Is it possible to merge two geoserver layers into one (merging) and export as KML?

I have used the KML reflector in order to get a geoserver layer into KML. Now what I want to do is to merge two layers (which might have different geometries) and export them into a KML file. Is ...
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Converting KML to TAB while maintaining the path to and name of embedded image

I have a number of kml files that have images linked in them. When I try to convert them to tab using FME/UniversalTranslator/QGIS/GlobalMapper I get a tab file which has the spatial location of the ...
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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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Get a KML layer from Geoserver

Is there a way to export into KMl a geoserver layer? I have used KML reflector but this doesnt return the whole content of the layer but a reference to it. Alternatively can I get a KML of a layer ...
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Use ogr2ogr to get KML out of PostGIS

I am trying to export a Postgis database table into KML using ogr2ogr. When I execute this command in terminal (Ubuntu 12) I just get the "documentation" back but no result or error: ogr2ogr -f "KML" ...
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Create kml from binary raster

I have a binary raster (values - 0 & 1) - I want to create a shapefile (KML for use in Google Earth) of the white area only (value = 1). Is there a simple method to do this?
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longitudes look flipped when displaying geoserver kml on google maps

Any ideas on how to get my raster overlay lined up properly on google maps? The geoserver layer is re-projected from EPSG:4269 to 3857 before serving it to google maps. To me it looks as if the ...
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How to add image to Globe using ArcObjects

I'm using ArcObjects 10.3 .NET. I need to programmatically add .jpg image to Globe. Image is not georeferenced, but I have four points for bounding polygon (not rectangle). What I need to do is ...
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KML NetworkLink/Region and Leaflet or OpenLayers

I have a kml with region and networklink that works fine with google earth and Google Maps API (apparently via a call to KMLOverlayService). The structure is somehow a quadtree structure. The top ...
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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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Unable to load geojson or KML file into OpenLayers 2 as base layer [duplicate]

First, sorry for the repost! I asked this a long time ago and never got a response. Now I am getting back to it... Using OpenLayers 2, I want to have an offline baselayer, that is loaded from a KML ...
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C# / .NET library for converting GeoJson to KML

I'm pulling in data from ArcGIS using ArcGIS.PCL which provides the geometries as GeoJson. I'd like to convert this GeoJson to KML. Does anyone know of any .NET libraries that provides this ...
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Close Slivers in Polygon

I am creating polygons from a text file and am having trouble with the polygons crossing the 180 degree line. The issue is creating rectangular polygons with a sliver cut out of it as seen here: I ...
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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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Polygons not showing in Google Fusion Table map

I have a KML of Brazilian states that renders correctly in Google Earth. However, when I load the KML in Fusion Tables two of the states will not show up. The original data was in shapefile format and ...
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import error (gpx, kml)

I have problem with gpx and kml files. When I'm trying to import to tablet (simple program for field survey) it appear message: Import error ... file structure is not compliant with the ...
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Why does gdal2tiles drop lowest values of source image?

I am trying to use gdal2tiles to batch-create a bunch of KML superoverlays from a set big geotiff files; problem is that the gdal2tiles output seems to be stripped of its lowest data. Here is an ...
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I need to export shape file to KML as text file

I have been using the ArcGIS 9 export to kml version 2.5.5, but I just realized that has a bug and leaves some shape files out. Is there a newer one that I can use to export shape files to KML as ...
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KML with many markers issue in Wordpress + Flexible map plugin

I have issue with map markers in maps displayed on one web. For web I am using Wordpress. For maps I am using Flexible map plugin. Maps are made in Google maps and shared. I exported KML with network ...
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Ground Overlay and ArcGIS Scene (.NET)

I have following situation: WPF control which contains ArcGIS Scene is embedded in WinForm application. I need to show georeferenced video frames on ArcGIS Scene. WPF control with ArcGis Scene gets ...
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change projection for openlayers map with kml file

I use the basic example shown in dev.openlayers.org/examples/sundials.html to display kml files areas, with map.zoomToExtent(kmllayer.getDataExtent()) to auto center and zoom. The problem is that ...
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Ogr2ogr unable to export S57's Symbol to Shapefile

I am using ogr2ogr tool to convert the S57 files to shapefile. However in the resulted shapefile, I am unable to show the original icons from the S57. For example, the SOUNDG layer be represented by ...
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Basic display of kml file with map background on website, no gmapi

I have a series of kml files I want to display on my local and public websites. I use Google maps for other actions like displaying and entering locations, and it works fine, as long as I'm connected ...
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Converting Polygons to KML - Problem with displaying attributes for polygons on top of each other

I need to convert a set of polygons in shapefile format to KML. Some polygons in the shapefile have exactly same shape but carry different attribute information. I tried the conversion in ArcGIS and ...