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The Google Earth Blog (note: this is not officially affiliated with Google) has an article here that might answer your question. It seems that some imagery is added to Google Earth and Google Maps Classic before being added to Google Maps. Edit: I'm unsure if you can point the OpenLayer plugin toward Google Maps Classic rather than Google Maps. Someone else ...


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If your main reason for looking for another software is adding shapefiles, then you can actually stick with Google and use Google Earth Pro. Google Earth Pro is able to load shapefiles, and as of January 2015 you can get it for free. All you need to do is get a key, and then you can download the program. You can look into its functionality and decide ...


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Aerial imagery from sources such as Google Earth have some horizontal positional accuracy problems. A 2013 paper from the Earth Institute at Columbia University showed that the Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) can be significant (8.2m for Google Maps in the study). The RMSE of horizontal accuracy appears to vary greatly between studies. Reasons for this may ...


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You have to reproject every line into an azimutal equidistant projection based on one of its points, then densify the line. Since all points of your grid are connected to three lines, you can densify those three with the same projection. The Densify Geometry tool allows to densify only selected elements. See my example here on how to create great circles ...


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ESRI complete and less hassle. ESRI is introducing 3D across web and devices, check out ESRI Dev Summit for details. Beta is coming after 20th of next month. Pros 3D in browser using webGL Have a look at caniuse.com to see if your client browser supports WebGL if they do you need not to write native apps for mobile. In case your client mobile browsers do ...


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I think you need to use IdentityManager from the API that allows you to sign in with your arcgis.com account and then receive access to the data. Whatever users from your organization that have accounts can sign in as well. https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jsapi/identitymanager-amd.html And here is a sample that shows what I think you are trying to ...


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it is unlikely that you will be able to batch download all of Google Data. However, you can tap into Google Data using the Google Places API. If you are interested in OpenStreetMap use Overpass Turbo zoom to your area of interest with the Mapview port as the area you will download using the Bounding Box code: node ({{bbox}}); out; Of course this ...


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ArcGIS Explorer may be an option for you. Otherwise the alternativeto.net website provides a list of other alternatives.


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Posting this for posterity as I have just figured out facing the same issue. Because the only answer so far is just as time-consuming as moving placemarks individually in Google Earth. Create desired folders in Google Earth, then select the multiple KML / KMZ files in Windows Explorer / File Manager and drag into the respective folders in Google Earth. ...


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Check out the Overpass Turbo API. Use the wizard to simply search for your desired OpenStreetMap routes using their location or the route's osm-id and then press the export-tab. There you can choose "KML" as an export format.


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The coordinates of your bounding box seem to be at equivalent locations on "default" projected basemaps in Google Earth, ArcScene, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Online. That makes sense based on my understanding: these projections are equivalent (EPSG:3857) and all use the WGS84 Datum (EPSG:4326). Although we're dealing with KML ("Google") data, the ...


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Save your money, buy nothing. Associate this script with a toolbox tool. Set it up with 4 parameters (Input Raster, Output Folder, Draw Order and Output Prefix). Run. Tried the SuperOverlay thing from GDAL and didn't think much of that horrible data structure. I never cleaned this up so it does processing it doesn't need to if I remember correctly, but it ...


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For a point feature: You'll basically need to define with a transparency prefix (see below). In your color tag referenced in your code above (ff0000ff ) the prefix ff represents 100% opaque or 0% transparent. To get to a 50% transparency, you'd need to use the hex representation of 7F as your prefix (7F0000ff) Hex Transparency Guide in Answers From ...


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As said in the comments above, the Global Soil Information Facilities (tutorials) website maintained, amongst others, by some of the plotKML authors and contributors gives you everything you need to produce filled polygon areas. In addition to the absolutely correct solution by @Nahm above, here's a reproducible example for future queries on the topic. ## ...


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I have been using MapRight. It is web based with iOS apps, and it is extremely easy to use. It combines parcel data with powerful mapping and presentation functionalities.


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I use GADM / DIVA-GIS's downloads: http://www.gadm.org/country http://diva-gis.org/gdata Also provides other basic data types; administrative areas, inland water, roads, rail, elevation, land cover, population, monthly climate, gazette (cities etc)...in various vector/raster formats. All can be used in QGIS. Of course the OpenStreetMap has the data ...


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Ogr2ogr easily handle your data but shapefile format does not. Ogrinfo reveals that your data contains one geometry which is of type Geometrycollection. Collection is made by combining one linestring and one point. GEOMETRYCOLLECTION ( LINESTRING ( 120.9954464 6.040449 0, 120.9953874 6.0402356 0, 120.9957951 6.0401396 0, ...


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Try layering the TOC something like this (disregarding the label layers) and then use Map to KML: Districts: empty fill, white lines 1pt Constituencies: empty file, black lines 2pt Full Area (run dissolve tool on one of the above layers): red fill, blue outline 3pt It's especially useful to have separate layers because you can toggle them in GE. If you ...


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This is more a comment than an answer.... Converted it with FME workbench (safesoftware) is a 15mb.kmz can add styles to the layers too. the data was a personal geodatabase (.mdb).


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To export all data within the mdb file, first add them to a mxd (map) and then save the mxd and use "Map to kml" tool. To export only one feature class use "Layer to Kml" tool.


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Given that VBA is a programming language, in theory, it is possible to process a KMZ file. However, you must first unzip it from binary into KML format. Maybe look at how-to-parse-process-a-kmz-file and Read From Binary Files in Visual Basic for inspiration. Then you need to parse this hierarchically structured KML data and reconcile it with the relationally ...


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Your link is totally irrelevant with your problem. Your link is about ArcBlueTile which is a library to add google,bing,... base maps to ArcGIS. As far as I know you can neither edit nor synchronize Kml or kmz files with ArcGIS Desktop. You should edit your kml with google earth and once you are done, import it to ArcGIS and do your stuff there (KML to ...


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you're in luck. the beta version of the 4.0 ArcGIS API for JavaScript includes 3D support and was released on July 16th. https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/beta/


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EDIT: I've just confirmed that a Spatial ETL tool created using the Data Interoperability extension will bring the attributes from your KML/KMZ file back to a shapefile with the schema in tact. Just select the Dynamic Schema option in the tool creation wizard: Original: a work around would be to parse the description field for the values of the various ...


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This tool, Export to KML developed by Kevin Martin does the work. There are some issues with the styles but at least colours and attributes are correct, and it´s plenty of options to play with the attributes, labels, etc...


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Arc2Earth Arc2Earth was designed to provide a “bridge” between ArcGIS Desktop and other GIS solutions—such as those from Google, MapBox and CartoDB, as well as other Esri solutions. Arc2Earth is simple to install, simple to use and simple to integrate with your existing GIS. However there is pricing, but its a good integration between the two. ...


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The only way to have the same placemark appear in two folders in KML is 1) duplicate the placemark or 2) have NetworkLink in each folder reference the placemark in a separate KML file. In both cases, if both folders are visible then the placemark is duplicated on the map which may or may not be apparent. Google Earth does not remove duplicates. If user ...


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With the <color> tag, as follows: <color>ff0000ff</color> The first two hex characters define the alpha band, or opacity. ff = completely solid 00 = completely translucent More info here


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As far as I know (and I could be mistaken) there is no exact date or period of days that google waits to release their Monthly Imagery Updates. Different parts of the world are constantly being updated and you can see the areas with new imagery here: https://mapsengine.google.com/10446176163891957399-04749531680953568577-4/mapview/?authuser=0 . Also just ...


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I'm not sure what app. you used to create the kml from the excel file but in simplistic terms you will need to embed a name tag within a Placemark tag to show label for each point, see example xml below (label in this example is "Untitled Placemark"): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...



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