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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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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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WGS84 is not a projection, it is a Datum, there is a key difference between the two. You could have WGS84 in a geographic projection, or a UTM projection, or many other projections. You want to make sure that not only are you using WGS 84, but are also using the correct projection. Google Earth uses Simple Cylindrical projection with a WGS84 datum, you are ...


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Use the CRS EPSG:3857. See below. Circle in GE Same KML as WGS 84 in QGIS Same KML again using EPSG:3857 Measure the diameter of your circle and it should be much better.


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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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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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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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Install QGIS and learn basics. Big steps: Load your image. Digitalize your river. Calculate the length. Generate a model of the river and use it with the length to evaluate the volume. Use Buffer tool. Make a beautiful map layout


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As Midavalo said, you should see Conversion tools in your Toolbox. In there, open the To KML Toolset. You want Layer to KML. Follow the instructions. If you're not seeing any of the toolboxes, I think there may be something wrong with your installation and I recommend re-installing ArcGIS.


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The meridians in your Google Earth picture look like they are displaying at every 0.0035 degrees. It looks like you are measuring the distance between your data, which is placed correctly at 142E, and the 141.9985E meridian. The measured distance between 142E and 141.9985E is right around 170 meters. Your data looks correct, but you are validating ...


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I have given up on my original idea to stream NMEA into Google Earth.. and found a better solution! I was able to solve this by programmatically generating KML file for each position and attitude change and then opening up an instance of Google Earth with the generated KML file as parameter. This is happening in 250ms loop which makes the transitions smooth....


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The heights on google earth refer to EGM96 and are, therefore, Geoidal heights. The lat/long are referred to the WGS 84 ellipsoid.


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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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In case anyone else has this question, I found a way at least to export an area (up to 800m x 800m per file) of buildings at once from Google Earth (well, from OSM, which is the source of most of the buildings in GE). I don't know if it takes terrain variations into account (at that resolution, inside a city there probably isn't so much variation anyways): ...


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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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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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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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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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From the Google Developers help for Keyhole Markup Language it is clear that Google Earth will only use one KML file from a KMZ no matter how many you put into the folder you zip up to create it: Include only one .kml file. (When Google Earth opens a KMZ file, it scans the file, looking for the first .kml file in this list. It ignores all subsequent ....


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As you've noticed Google Earth doesn't tessellate polygons. This means that you will need to tessellate your polygon on your own. You could use something like Triangle to do this: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~quake/triangle.html Here is a list of libraries which will allow you to do this. Some of them might or might not have a program to do this: http://vterrain....


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As far as I know there is no such agreement. You have to obey the Google terms of license regardless of the software you use. See also Is the use of Google Earth imagery via the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS legal?


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There is a 'Samples' folder which comes with your MapBasic installation. Within that, under .NET, there is GoogleConnect. This contains the source code for the GELink utility which I assume is what you would use to export the data manually. This would be a good place to start. As for the symbology, Google and MapInfo have different symbol sets, but I think ...


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You can use ArcGIS Online Server for loading a basemaps , you have to make a connection to it from inside your Catalog to access the key basemaps: In the Add ArcGIS Server connection dialog, paste this URL into the Server URL field: http://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/services. You can then browse the services it contains.


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I too am trying to figure this out, the best I've come up with is toggling the view off and on before synchronizing. So my key-in for syncing view 1 is: view toggle 1;view toggle 1;googleearth synch this would work too: view off 1;view on 1;googleearth synch



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