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The bridge is there both in the image but draped over google earth terrain and as a 3D structure. Turn on 3D building. Note that Google does not allow users to upload their 3D models (previously possible to create and upload with SketchUp a tool now owned by Trimble). The existing 3D buildings and structures have not (YET) been removed, but now new ...


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Try .. 70°28'41.94"N 67°47'58.24"E From Here


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You can find a statement of the plugin author with a link to the terms of use here: https://www.mail-archive.com/qgis-developer@lists.osgeo.org/msg21665.html Search for "you must not access map tiles" in the TOS (https://developers.google.com/maps/terms). That's why the OpenLayers plugin is using only the Javascript API with a WebKit Browser. My ...


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I think you may need to process this file yourself - either manually, or by writing a script to automate the extraction. If you rename the file GMRT.kmz to GMRT.zip you can open it in WinZip or similar, and see its contents. This includes the file doc.kml, which contains a number of Links - examining the first link shows a URL: <Link> ...


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There might be multiple crater holes in this area. In a Russian language magazine Science First Hand there is an article that mentions different coordinates, though the pictures look familiar. The coordinates mentioned in the article are 69°58.268'N, 68°22.2'E Below is an image taken as a screenshot from the Russian Federal Space Agency portal that ...


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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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Here you have some additional information on the location of the 2 new ones they found. Good luck and please come back with your findings" http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/now-two-new-large-holes-appear-in-siberia/


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Rather than linking the two together, use the OpenLayers plugin which allows you to view Google satellite imagery in QGIS. You can then edit and save your data in QGIS as a KML (right click save as on your layer) and import into Google Earth if required for fly through's / oblique screenshots etc.


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Working (albeit cumbersome) solution to convert KML-/KMZ-files with <gx:Track>-Extension to gpx/csv/tcx, via Googles MyTracks-App. I tried to import a .kmz-file to QGIS, containing a GPS-track as <gx:track>-Element. (Track was recorded with MyTracks-App on Android. I only had the .kmz.) After numerous attempts, using various tools ...


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I bet those values are US survey feet, and based on the document, also on NAD 1927, not NAD 1983. The app you're using is using the NAD 1983 definitions of the State Plane zones. The parameters are different, so you're not going to be able to convert NAD 1927 coordinates using it. If I convert the given values (cropping to integers) using the NAD 1927 ...


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Your Gauss-Krueger projection uses +datum=potsdam. Up to 2012, this was hard coded in proj4 to a very unprecise value using a 3-parameter-transformation. You find more exact values for 7-parameter transformations in this topic: http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=12723 There is an even better ntv2-grid transformation available here (take the ...


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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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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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I was able to reach the author of Shp2kml 14 September 2014 and reported the problem with the "The the license for this tool has expired" message (something I first ran into several months ago). On 15 September 2014, he uploaded a newer version of the file and the expired license error no longer exists. The program's "About" screen shows the following, ...


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I think this is a pure GE limitation - and I am not aware of a direct way to force GE to spread the lines (that would be nice, though). Assuming that feature does not in fact exist - there are two options I can think of. Set different heights based on what you want to have priority (clamp the less important features to the ground and set a height of a few ...


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You make no mention of the Coordinate System for your raster data so I suspect that it is different from that used by Google Earth. The Google Earth projection page says: Google Earth uses Simple Cylindrical projection with a WGS84 datum for its imagery base. Use the Properties of your raster dataset(s) to check the coordinate system(s) being used. ...


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The first thing you will want to do is look at the Google Terms of Use and Licensing. Google is very particular on how their data and software can be used. I would look at this first as it may be a show-stopper. The second thing I would consider is that the imagery in Google isn`t raw imagery; they are chips or tiles of data saved in a web tiling format. ...


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Have a look at Mapillary I think they share the same goals as you and they are making this possible. I have not used it yet (no time) but it looks like a good option to StreetView. The How to Do it is here and it looks like they will make all the data and images available to developers via an api. The quoted terms are: API Usage We allow the use of our ...


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You can try ncWMS (http://www.resc.rdg.ac.uk/trac/ncWMS/). This project aims to publish netCDF data as WMS services. Meteorological data on web mapping is always a challenging task due to size and frequency of data available. Solutions will probably involve a mix of server size ...


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If you set the project CRS in QGIS to EPSG:32718 (UTM zone 18), you get the same coordinates as reported by Google Earth. You might get different results if you have chosen another CRS. There are several CRS that are called UTM 18S (=South), but only one is based on the WGS84 ellipsoid. The negative Y coordinate looks like a UTM 18N (=North) CRS. For QGIS, ...


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Just mousing over a location shows the elevation at the bottom of the screen, along with lat/lon. There's also the Elevation Profile feature: https://support.google.com/earth/answer/181393?hl=en


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Typical - after spending hours on this, I realised the answer a few minutes after posting the question to Stack Exchange. At least others can learn from my stupidity. I needed to add a 3rd control point, in order to allow the affine transformation to apply the correct adjustment:


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You can use the Openlayers plugin (http://hub.qgis.org/projects/openlayers/wiki) which introduces OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, and Yahoo Maps as basemaps. See these blogs and youtube videos (http://www.digital-geography.com/qgis-plugins-openlayers/#.VEP5-cnYff0; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N3h4KQW_XQ) for information. Or you can use ESRI's basemapping, ...


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The simplest start point is Google SketchUp. http://download.cnet.com/SketchUp/3000-6677_4-10257337.html You will find most of the required materials online.


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The issue of the depreciated Earth API is known, and several have suggested Cesium as an alternative. You can read more about it on Google Earth Blog


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Besides Cesium, the following alternatives could be explored for simple globe visualisations: D3js. See for example this demo, that other one, and this tutorial. Kartograph. See this example. Neither plugin nor webGL required. Freedom!


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If you haven't, try Arc's Layer to KML conversion. I know it retains some symbology, but don't if it'll do the patterns. Worth a try, though.


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here.com's API can, supposedly, give you up to 100 addresses within a circle. This is how I create the URL for the API call function makeURL ( point, radius) { return 'http://reverse.geocoder.cit.api.here.com/6.2/reversegeocode.json' + '?app_id='+config.Here.App_Id + '&app_code='+config.Here.App_Code + ...


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You can generate a mesh of, for example, 0.001 degrees on each side, and make a reverse geocoding for every point. The google geocoder service would answer with N possible addresses. Each reverse geocoding request would have the following structure var latlng = new google.maps.LatLng(lat, lng); geocoder.geocode({'latLng': latlng}, function(results, ...


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Instead of a gnomonic projection, you can use an azimuthal equidistant projection on one of your points as well. See my example workflow here: great circles in QGIS and export in 3857 webmap



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