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You should be able to do this task in a variety of GIS applications. Here's a step-by-step for QGIS. Download QGIS from: http://www.qgis.org/ Import the KML or GPX polyline (Layer > Add vector layer...). Import the elevation data (Layer > Add raster layer...) Either: create a buffer area around the polyline (Vector > Geoprocessing tools > Buffer(s)) Or: ...
While the question has been answered very well (and this is very late), here's an "aesthetic" solution for those getting here via Google (like me) that I just did recently for a Powerpoint: (1) Insert screenshot of the KML in Google Earth to the Powerpoint (2) Right click the screenshot to add Hyperlink...
Check out the open-source GDAL/OGR utilities - (the OGR part) http://www.gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html ogr2ogr.exe is a command-line tool which can be used in the FOR loop in a batch file to go through all your files and transform them. (for example in windows you create a *.bat file and put your DOS code for looping there). In the OGR link above there is also a ...
ESRI Maps for Office is another solution to present geospatial data in Powerpoint. It allows you to use web maps from ArcGIS Online as dynamic slides within any PowerPoint presentation.
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