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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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From KML LineString help: coordinates (required) Two or more coordinate tuples, each consisting of floating point values for longitude, latitude, and altitude. The altitude component is optional. Insert a space between tuples. Do not include spaces within a tuple. Remove the spaces within your coordinates. This works: <Placemark> ...


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You may have a look at here. In fact it is a good alternative to GE!


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Load your KML in to New MyMaps and you can print in friendly versions. If you have your route loaded you will be able to print. example



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