To clearify:

I tracked myself via my google account... exported the location history to an xml file.

Now I try to extract the coords from a particular time and location but the format confuses me (

<when>2010-05-28T16:02:44Z</when><gx:coord>0.265749 44.3140135 93</gx:coord>


if I insert the value on a googlemaps site that accepts lat and long I end up in Africa, but It is supposed to be France?

How can this information be used to get the correct lat/longtitude values?

  • Are you sure that coordinate pair is supposed to be in France? I'm seeing it somewhere in Arizona north of Flagstaff. You may need to swap which value you use for lat/lon if you're feeding it into Google. Commented Nov 12, 2014 at 18:14
  • I used this site...netvicious.com/gps/...I edited my question with the real values from the kml file
    – Richard
    Commented Nov 12, 2014 at 18:40

1 Answer 1


Lat/lng values need to be switched to 44.3140135, 0.265749

you should be able to copy paste this code to see your marker on a Google map with your marker bubble with the info TIME:2010-05-28 at 16:02:44 LOCATION:Lat 0.265749 Lng 44.3140135 Elevation 93m

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Simple markers</title>
      html, body, #map-canvas {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0px;
        padding: 0px
    <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?v=3.exp"></script>
function initialize() {
  var myLatlng = new google.maps.LatLng(44.3140135, 0.265749);
  var mapOptions = {
    zoom: 4,
    center: myLatlng
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map-canvas'), mapOptions);

  var marker = new google.maps.Marker({
      position: myLatlng,
      map: map,
      title: 'TIME:2010-05-28 at 16:02:44
LOCATION:Lat 0.265749 Lng 44.3140135 Elevation 93m'

google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);

    <div id="map-canvas"></div>

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