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Google's virtual globe application that allows users to view 3D buildings, imagery, terrain, any other information stored in KML files.

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Extracting different sets of elevation from Google Earth Pro

So far I have found 2 good methods to extract elevation data from Google earth Pro into a CSV file, which can be handled in QGIS. I will describe these methods below. Strangely enough there is quite a ...
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"There is no support for creating maps in png24 format" error on Google Earth

There is a layer that I publish via GeoServer. WMS support is active on my layer. I can view it through OpenLayers. But when I try to view it with "Network Link (Not Overlay)" on Google ...
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ee.Geometry.Bbox on Google Earth Engine produces a very long rectangle even though my coordinates are fine

According to the documentation of BBOX I must put the longitude of north east west and lat of South. When I do that I get a huge box when in reality I just need a box of size 5km for instance, not the ...
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How to get polygons from a KML server using Google Colab and GeoPandas?

Essentially, I have a KML file that when put in Google Earth Pro works fine and update the layer every time that I make a zoom. When inspect the KML file with Python I see: from lxml import objectify,...
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KML polygon crossing 180th/anti-mederian

I'm using simplekml to try and generate a KML polygon around lat=0, long=180 (anti-mederian). How to fix this KML so it's displayed correctly in Google Earth? It currently wraps around the earth the ...
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How can you set the icon heading to stay oriented north?

I have a KML file that I am trying to animate. I have changed the icon heading already in the KML code, but the custom icon still rotates. <IconStyle> <heading>0</heading>...
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Camera rotation data from Google Earth Studio

The export of 3D tracking data from Google Earth Studio yields elements such as: {"position":{"x":-2670613.37050284,"y":-4274441.148932429,"z":3905186.373093354}...
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How to reclassify MODIS (MCD12Q1) Land Cover into 8 groups and export my reclassified map from GEE?

// Load study area var roi = Table users/abdul/study_area // Load MODIS land cover and select the IGBP classification. var LandCover = ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MCD12Q1") ...
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String splits on KML conversion [closed]

I am opening this file with Google Earth and I am supposed to to do a bunch of string splits on the KML conversion since it saves the folder structure in the “PATH” field iirc. How can I do this? Here ...
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How to get Google Earth images using the Google Earth Engine?

Using Google Earth Engine, I'm attempting to save historical Google Earth images. But I can't seem to find it in either "ee.Image" or "ee.ImageCollection". However, there is ...
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Is there any way that can help determine the flow direction of a river in a satellite image (Landsat)?

For example, there is a stream in the following image, but I find it difficult to determine the flow direction of the stream. Should it be from south to north, or the opposite?
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How to export KML file without having layer name in front of field name in QGIS

I output the KML file from shape file (line). It's include the description of the distance of line. When I output to KML, it showed the layer name in front of Field name (e.g- 11:Descriptio - 648.38 ==...
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Saving image from Google Earth Desktop for selected area and time

I am trying to save images from Google Earth Desktop for a certain rectangular area defined by latitude and longitude limits for a given time. I found a single latitude, longitude, heading, and range ...
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ArcGIS Pro Map/Layer to KML Error

I'm on ArcGIS Pro 2.9.3 and I'm running into an error when trying to open exported KMZ files in Google Earth. I'm getting the mismatched tag parse error, and when I investigated I found that the ...
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Mismatch between Google Earth and RasterIO Transform

I imported an image from a Arc GIS REST Map service and the dimensions of the image as projected don't match the transform, but they do line up correctly in Google Earth with the expected building. ...
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Split KML Polygon in two polygons

I have a country borderline KML polygon (one polygon), I would like to split in in two regions (two polygons). Let's say, we have Germany borders in KML, and I would like to split it in East and West ...
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Adding information/attributes to Delimited Text Layer or points on a QGIS Map

I have a .kml file which has all the project locations for the projects we have done in the past. These Places on Google Earth Pro shows a point that I can click to get some basic information about ...
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How to rotate countries in QGIS / Google Earth without losing the correct scale

I'm trying to re-arrange countries using QGIS and Google Earth to get an idea of what the world would look like with a different arrangement. I have a dataset in QGIS which gives me the 250-odd ...
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How do I view KML network layers or WMS layers on mobile?

I want to view live layers (KML Network or WMS) on the phone. Google Earth application is very useful and advantageous for me and my team. But I guess Google Earth doesn't support live layers. Do I ...
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Map glitches on Google Earth

I and a colleague are currently working on a project through Google Earth whereby we are investigating the discrepancies of tonalities or glitches within landscapes. Being real novices, however, we ...
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Converting .GXT coordinates to .KML (Google Earth) coordinates

I have a .gxt file that I need to convert to .kml. This is what .gxt file looks like inside: [FormatInfo] format_ver=2 [GeoMain] ntc_id=1 adm=G sat_name=APSTAR-6D long_nom=134.00 n_diag=1 [COHeader] ...
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How do I control exporting a shapefile to KML by a specific attribute?

I am working in QGIS with a very large file - over 10,000 records, sorted into 1100+ groupings. It needs to be exported to KML and display in Google Earth - I'm using MMGIS to do this. I would like it ...
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Extracting metadata from Google Earth

How do I extract metadata from Google Earth? I downloaded the satellite image from Google Earth Pro. The data I want to know is that the date, resolution, and the server from which the image was taken ...
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Google Earth Engine - Checkboxes to filter data layers [closed]

Say I have 9 data layers, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3. I want to have two sections on a ui.Panel with 3 ui.Checkboxes each for the user to select either A, B, C and then 1, 2, 3. Then they hit ...
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Flight visualization in QGIS

In the CSV file I have accurate data on location, altitude, and time. In Google Earth point by point I manage to create the following visualization, is it possible to create the same visualization in ...
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Viewing KML/KMZ file within web browser

We work with people that need to view large KML files, but they cannot install Google Earth or any other desktop software. We have tried using earth.google.com, but it does not handle all of the ...
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Adding cities and roads to Google Earth satellite connection in QGIS

I've setup an XYZ connection with Google Earth satellite link, but I can't see cities, towns, or roads in QGIS. How to show them?
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Modifying Google Earth ground overlay visibility?

Background: Using Google Earth Pro version 7.3.4.8248 I would like to control the visibility of several ground overlays. That is, the overlays would turn on and off as the viewer zooms in and out. ...
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Google Earth Client: Where are the local placemark icons stored?

While working in Google Earth on computer disconnected from the internet, I created a few placemarks, with some of the built-in icons. I saved the layers to a KML file. When I opened the KML file, I ...
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How to add Google Earth Engine data to Google Earth

I just found out about the Google Earth Engine Catalogue and there are a few datasets that I want to take a look at. Is there an easy way to display some of these datasets in my desktop version of ...
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How to extract elevation data from historical imagery in Google Earth?

I am trying to estimate landslide debris volume. The commonly used technique is to create a pre-event DEM and a Post-event DEM, and subtract them. This process involves buying stereopair imagery and ...
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KMZ file with image overlay - how to show on a website with Google Maps

I have this image that contains map of an area, housing society to be exact, and I have successfully overlay it on Google Earth, my computer on anywhere else offline. Then I saved this place as a .kmz ...
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QGIS: Exporting as KML with split vector layer retains all attribute and filepath information visible in Google Earth

I am trying to export features to a KML file so field technicians can view the data via Google Earth since not everyone can operate QGIS and its a bit more user friendly when they just need to be able ...
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How to delete polygon points in Google Earth web app?

I’m using Google Earth web app, because I can’t see how to create a publicly shareable link to a project created from a KML file and uploaded to Google Earth. When I draw a rough polygon, and then I ...
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How to share KML-edited Google Earth project?

I began a Google Earth project on the their web app (https://earth.google.com/web/). I drew a polygon, and I got frustrated with the slowness and inaccuracy of the web interface. So I downloaded the ...
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Browsing specific day of specific year using Google Earth

Is Google Earth capable of showing the map of the world on a certain day of a year like on July 21, 2010?
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How to view large data in Google Earth Pro?

I have a dataset with 32,000 location points and I need to view all the points in Google Earth Pro (v. 7.3.4.8248; 64-bit) at the same time. I have tried exporting my data (from R) as a KML and as a ...
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Show Google image date on map

I am using QGIS 3.22.1. I have added a Google satellite image to my project using XYZ tiles. How can I get the date of the image on the print layout? I use the following to set the date in a label ...
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Get Google Earth Engine optical image dataset tag/string from given latitude and longitude

Say I'm looking at a place in Google Earth around 34.732530, -86.586623, around Huntsville AL. How can I easily find a google-earth-engine dataset that has the EO imagery for what I'm seeing? There ...
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Finding missing dog using Google Earth [closed]

I know this isn't the place to ask, but I need help to find my dog. I was wondering if there was anyway to possible track which way he left or what happened to him. He has severe separation anxiety ...
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After converting ArcMap shapefiles to KML files Google Earth display labels wrong

I've been using Google Earth to display my data for many years, but the past few months I have noticed reoccurring problems. I set up my table to display certain columns, select the correct labels. ...
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Google Earth: is there a way to create a KML with scale-dependent visibility?

I have a KML file of a number of polygon features. However, I would only like them to be visible above a certain distance from the ground when viewing in Google Earth, so effectively setting scale-...
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Loading KML file in Google Earth that is too heavy to be opened directly: Is possible to be made a local KML or HTML file that emulates a WMS link?

I am trying to download a public layer because I have too many internet problems where I live now. I was previously working with this layer named "SEC_DistroTM" on Google Earth through an &...
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Use GNSS of Win 10 Tablet to show live position in Google Earth Pro

I want to use the GNSS signal of my Windows 10 tablet (Panasonic Toughbook FZ-G2) to show my live position in Google Earth Pro while working in the field. The map data of the area is available offline ...
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Download online a public WMS layer as a Google Earth KML/KMZ that works without connection?

Are there any website online-converters to upload a WMS layer URL and convert it on a KMZ/KML file that works without internet connection? I am working with a specific WMS layers loading them to ...
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Add places in a KML file to an existing Google Earth project

I have a Google Earth project with some placemarks and a KML file with grid boxes. I need to import the boxes in the KML file to the project and add more placemarks to it. I cannot figure out a way to ...
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Matching Google Earth with Bathymetry and LiDAR - can't figure out CRS transformations

I'm using Environment Agency SurfZone Digital Elevation Model 2019 which is EPSG:27700. It aligns with the OS Light 27700 layer and local Bathymetry. However, I'd also like to use Google Maps/Hybrid ...
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How to export a grid layer to google earth as boxes

I have a grid made using MMQGIS which I want to label box-wise (custom and non-consecutively) and export to kml to use in Google Earth using the same labelled boxes. If I export kml normally I get ...
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Mapleaflet- Latitude and longitudes are properly not getting plotted

I am using Leaflet (Mplleaflet) to plot and display a simple polygon of an area on a map. I took the points, correctly, from Google Earth but it is not plotting the coordinates on the city of Kolkata ...
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Render 3d view using EarthEngine using parameters like in EarthStudio to simulate real environments

In Google Earth Studio, it is possible to create animations on Google Earth using 3d imagery using the following parameters: latitude, longitude, altitude as well as camera pan and tilt. This means ...

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