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ArcMap 10.x has a tool for creating KML files directly. The kmz files created by the Map to KML tool in ArcMap 10 can be opened in Google Earth but do NOT work directly on Garmin GPS units. This is because the image format required by Garmin is JPG, and the image saved in the KMZ file is a PNG. A workaround: Create your map document, then run the Map to ...


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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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