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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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Google Earth Pro Becomes Unresponsive After Loading a .KML file

I'm a GIS Tech who works for a Telco Company. One of my jobs is to take a .KML file with a list of addresses, load it into Google Earth Pro so it can geolocate all the addresses and save the output to ...
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Google Earth imagery transparency

When downloading KMZ datasets (e.g., USGS KMZs with line colors/types set and legends embedded), it's hard to see some linework. I don't want to change the linework in the datasets. Is there any way ...
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Sharing the same file in QGIS and Google Earth

Is there some layer format that can be edited both in QGIS and Google Earth? So for example, when I change style of some line in QGIS, it appears also in Google Earth and vice versa?
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Image disappearing when georeferencing google earth image?

I have downloaded an image from google earth with four control points ready to geo reference. I enter the first two points and everything is fine. Then I enter a third point, the image disappears and ...
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ECW to KML from ArcGIS Desktop failing to open in Google Earth?

i have some .ECW file and i want to convert to KML to used in another program (AutoCAD).. so i convert this file using conversion tools which is ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 provide.. but i have problem in ...
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Importing data from Google Earth (points, lines and polygons with their attributes) into QGIS?

I want to import data in QGIS from Google Earth (points, lines and polygons) similar to OSM. Is it possible to do that and, if yes, then how?
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Google Earth Engine - counts days of the longest dry period in a time period

I'm trying to map the max number of consecutive days with rain <1 mm in Google Earth Engine. This is the link to the full code in GEE, you can see and run it https://code.earthengine.google.com/...
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What is Google's 'terrain' basemap? [duplicate]

I've been using Google's 'terrain' map type with ggmap in R to plot some spatial data that I have. It prompted me to ask, what exactly is this layer showing us? Slope? Is it a form of hillshade? How ...
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Polygon overlay over an imagery in Google Earth Pro

Is there a way for me to overlay the polygon on the top of the imagery in Google Earth Pro ? I exported an imagery from another software and save it as shapefile I use the Open from the File menu to ...
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Incorrect address mapping in Google Maps and Google Earth?

We were issued a 911 address when we built our building approximately 3 years ago. When you go to google maps and google earth and put our address it incorrectly pulls up in town. The correct ...
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How to use all my data from Google Earth on QGIS?

So my problem is this : I been working in Google Earth for 4 years, and always lacked something, last week I found out about QGIS and started experimenting with it. It have much more tools than GE and ...
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Plotting in Google Earth

How do I integrate Google Earth into my website? I have done a lot of researching on it but nothing helps me out. I want to plot some lat, lon stored in MySQL database into Google Earth. As I ...
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Invoke Google Earth address search from a hyperlinked command in a table cell

I would like to be able to launch a Google Earth search in Windows by clicking a table cell that contains a street address (plus town and US state abbreviation). For example, I have a table in ArcMap ...
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Using Layer to KML with Multiple Attachments?

I am using Arcgis Desktop 10.5.1. I'm attempting to use the Layer to KML tool to create a kmz file with multiple photo attachments for each point. The tool creates the kmz file with all of the photos ...
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Converting MGA coordinates for Google Earth?

I am new to looking up coordinates, etc. However, I have some coordinates that I want to look for, but they are in MGA. I am wanting to look up these coordinates on Google Earth and then try and ...
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Google Earth transparent weather KML file overlay

I am unable to make any of the weather overlays from the website below transparent/opaque once they are loaded into Google Earth. I have attempted to modify the KML file directly by using the ...
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Loading bathymetric images on commercial marine chartplotter

I have a collection of high-resolution bathymetric images map to coordinates on Google Earth. I use the Path feature to create profiles of the structure on the bottom so I can navigate to a ...
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How do you get a color topographic map in Google Earth using the altitude provided by the 3D models

Is there any way to get an accurate, high definition, color topographical map as an overlay in Google Earth? It would be somewhat similar to this image captured by NASA of the surface of the moon ...
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Integrating Google Earth historical imagery within Google Earth Engine

I'm planning on doing a high res. land cover classification of Southeast Asia for the last 20 years. I'd like to use Google Earth Engine Code Editor for the easy-access to Landsat data/ability to ...
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Google Earth: Shortest distance between point (Place) and nearest point on a polygon (Country)

Using Google Earth, I am trying to find the simplest way to calculate the shortest distances of the geodesic lines between a specific set of points (lat/long locations) and the nearest points on a ...
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How to display names from KML file in google-earth?

I exported via QGIS a .shp file in .kml. Labels are displayed without any problem in QGIS from a field "REG_NAMES". Now I want to display these names on GGearth from the .kml, but it does not work. ...
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Trying to display Sentinel-2 imagery in Google Earth Engine, code working but displaying blank figure

I'm trying to display SENTINEL-2 imagery in Google Earth Engine, code working but displaying blank figure: var PuntoQuellaveco1 = /* color: #d63000 */ee.Geometry.Point([-70.477294921875, -17....
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QGIS style in Google Earth

I've been using QGIS for sometime its a great software, it suits my needs in my project until I encounter this issue in Google Earth. Are there any plugins or any "work around" method to be able to ...
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Using globe view in Google Earth Engine?

I'm working on a tool to visualize climate data in Google Earth Engine, and it'd be very nice if I could view the Earth as a 3D globe (i.e., from "space", rotate it, etc) rather than a 2D projection. ...
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Is there a way to add a coordinate scale to the sides of a Google Earth map?

I'm making a map using Google Earth and I want the sides of the map to have a ticker/scale that shows the coordinates at each tick. Is there a way to do this?
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Converting map to KML/KMZ format and opening it on Google Earth?

How can I convert this map to KML/KMZ format and open it on Google Earth?
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Points data to kml retain color

I have styled my point data with circle and red color symbology. Is there any way to retain the points color when saving layer to kml? Currently when saved and open in google earth, it only shows as a ...
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Google Map Version in SAS Planet

I would like to find out how to access google satellite map version to update on SAS planet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqpu792C1ic
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Two Different Areas for the same Image in Google Earth Engine

IMPORTS: var polygon = /* color: #d63000 */ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[[-119.33364769821117, 46.05123532178373], [-119.3233620672313, 45.869732769408905], [-119.04111088542663, ...
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Why does kmz with orthomosaic show white squares with red Xs when zooming in Google Earth Pro?

Every time in the morning when I first open my Google Earth Pro, Why does my kmz that has an orthomosaic show white squares with red X's when you zoom in? Here is a screenshot: I tried to clear out ...
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Openlayers in QGIS - Errors in opening google satellite/

End goal: To put contour lines with lat&long layers from a google earth location (Rock Piles beach, HI) in QGIS. I plan to use CRS: EPSG:3760 Does the Plug in (Openlayers / QuickMapServices) ...
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Which point of elevation level from Google earth is referring to?

About the Google Maps elevation API, which point of the elevation level is referring to? Whether to the actual ground level, or the elevation level that one can detect from the aerial (eg: at ...
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How to Render KML “Hatched” Polygon Symbology in Google Earth?

After solving the issue of KML polygons that were only partially filled-in in Google Earth (here: Why are These KML Polygons Not Filled With Assigned Colour in Google Earth?) I'm now wondering how to ...
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Google Earth And TCX

I’m trying to make a point file with elevations using the tutorials I’ve found on youtube. The conversion seems to work like it should but when I import the points into a CAD program the contours are ...
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Using UTM (northings and eastings data in feet) in Google Maps?

We have cadastral map coordinates in northings (ft) and eastings (ft) for land in Ghana and would like to convert this to lat/long so we can plot it on Google Earth. We are not familiar at all with ...
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Elevation Point Data from Google Earth to DXF Contours with height separation?

I've taken point data through a KML file converted to CSV into QGIS, which has given points that I then used the Contour plug in to give lines. I wish to export these contour lines with elevation data ...
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Find list of points inside polygon Google Earth

I have a python script that takes a csv full of lat/long data and uploads them as points in a kml file to be viewed in google earth. Additionally at the user's discretion a number of 'buffer' ...
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Adding a timestamp with only hour information to a kml file

I have a program that creates kml files with heat maps made up of differently colored Placemarks. I'd like to create heat maps based on the data points from a certain time slot and show these in ...
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Cloud mask using pixel_qa

I need to create a cloud mask using the pixel_qa band, this is the code that I have so far: var city = ee.Geometry.Point(9.15, 45.18); var landsat8 = ee.ImageCollection('LANDSAT/LC08/C01/T1_SR') // ...
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Is it possible to add an overlay from Google Earth to QGIS?

For a hiking project in Kyrgyzstan we're planning our trails in GoogleEarth. We georeferenced .gif-files into an overlay-file (.kmz-file). How can I import this file into QGIS? If I us "Add Vector", ...
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Seeking alternative to Cloud pixel, reduce command?

I'm trying to get a pixel value of a collection of 64 images and I saw that the ee.Reduce function was perfect for that but when I run the code it shows up that ee.Reduce is undefined. I tried to find ...
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Cloud cover percentage in Google Earth Engine

I'm doing a project at my university about the Cloud cover percentage in determinate areas in the world. I'm completely new to Google Earth Engine and I'm struggling a lot trying to find a solution ...
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Objects created with “arcpy.LayerToKML_conversion” are shown in Google Earth Places with [no name]

When I create a kml file from an ArcGIS Pro layer using "arcpy.LayerToKML_conversion" all objects are shown in Google Earth Places (left pane) with [no name]. The piece of code doing this is as simple ...
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Does Google Earth COM API have access to Street View?

I'm trying to update an old Arcobjects addin that uses the EARTHlib COM library to control Google Earth. Unfortunately, the API, along with its documentation, was deprecated. More unfortunate, our ...
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Google Earth app KMZ overlay hidden by 3D tees and buildings

I've got a KMZ layer with an overlay layer in the <groundoverlay> tag. I've got 3d buildings and trees in the overlay area, and they hide the overlay. In Google Earth app it is not possible to ...
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Geo-referenced UAV image does not align with Sentinel-2

I have high resolution images, georeferenced using google satellite images on QGIS. I overlay the image on top of sentinel-2, I see some areas do not match or shifted (e.g. river). Does anyone have ...
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How to draw a circle in Google Earth around a point?

I can't seem to figure out how to draw a circle in Google Earth. I'm trying to draw a 750km circle around Vancouver. I'm trying to generate the kml file here: http://kml4earth.appspot.com/...
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3D building data is stored in Google Earth

I was wondering in what way (data format, infrastructure) 3D building data is stored in Google Earth. I am very impressed by the quality and performance. Are the vertices of the mesh stored in spatial ...
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Show in Google Maps or Earth where multiple photos were taken? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to quickly show on a map where multiple photos were taken. I know that the location services on your phone need to be turned on and that the photo stores the lat/long but it ...
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Convert Google Earth Engine images to histograms without downloading them first

I want to download a large collection of MODIS satellite data. The problem is that the data will be upwards of 200GB and this is not feasible for me to download. So I want to access the images and ...