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Can Google Earth App for the iPad specify a KML using a URL without having to go through with one's Google My Maps Account?

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Yes with the deprecation of the Maps DATA API http://googlegeodevelopers.blogspot.com/2010/11/maps-data-api-deprecation-announcement.html

you can now use v3 Google Maps API with Fusion Tables

http://googlegeodevelopers.blogspot.com/2010/05/map-your-data-with-maps-api-and-fusion.html

(this becomes the default and will be official on 1st Feb 2011)

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  • Actually the Fusion Tables information is very interesting Thanks. But that wasnt my question. I am using Google Earth on iPad (not Google Maps) and wanted to view simple KMLs (not tabular geodata) overlayed onto 3-D Google Earth. I wanted to know if I could do this by storing my KMLs outside of Google My Maps?
    – b_dev
    Jan 7, 2011 at 12:49
  • You can store KML files anywhere that is publicly accessible via the web with a valid url, Google encourage you to do this (and they index KML geographically).
    – Mapperz
    Jan 7, 2011 at 14:49
  • thanks...On an iPad, I think that when using Google Earth app it is not possible to specify any URL as it is with the normal PC Google Earth.
    – b_dev
    Jan 11, 2011 at 15:56

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