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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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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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Can I create .las or .laz files from .hgt, .tiff, .gpx/kml or .asc files?

I have got into a golf simulator game and want to recreate my home course. Problem here is that the only import way for height information is a LAZ or LAS file. So I am looking for a way to work ...
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Showing only outlines of places imported from shapefile (*.shp)

I am trying to view lot lines (in Google Earth). My county makes available as a shapefile (*.shp) which shows all the parcels in the county. I do File-> Import (and select the *.shp file), ...
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Add custom texture to an extruded polygon face in Google Earth Pro

I am trying to add a custom texture (.png or .jpeg) to the face of an extruded polygon (in this case a retaining wall) in Google Earth Pro. I have done this easily with a point file and .png with ...
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Elevation profile that takes into account earth's curvature

My class doing some experiments with push to talk radios and line of sight. Google Earth Pro has an option that displays the elevation profile between two points (really cool btw), but I'd really love ...
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SAD69 (Brazil) Coordinates and Converting to Latitude and Longitude

I have a coordinates that I would like to plot on Google Earth. The coordinates I have appear to be in SAD69, a Brazilian projection. I need to convert them to latitude and longitude. I tried ...
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Is it possible to extract amenity shapefiles using a Google API?

Is it possible to extract shapefiles by amenity using a Google API, similar to the way you can extract shapefiles using OpenStreetMaps/Overpass Turbo? I have had some accuracy issues using the OSM ...
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Image Stacking showing is stacking all the bands in the whole image collection instead of images in the filtered image collection date

I have created my image collection of 36 images and I have mapped the NDVI function over it. I created a stacked image and assigned the kNDVI band to the image. However, it is showing 865 bands ...
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Writing code to count features in Google Earth Pro

Imagine we have multiple distinct features on Google Earth Pro that are visible across a large area for a certain image date. Is it possible to write code (in which program I do not know) that will ...
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How does one geocode 2 points with same Lat-Long but different heights?

I am working with Ground-Based SAR (radar) data. My task is to geocode the image. I am new to Geocoding. I was reading through various geocoding approaches that explain how to convert latitude, ...
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Integrating Google Earth 3D globe in website

I want to integrate a 3D globe like Google Earth in my website. Is there any API or plugin available to integrate Google Earth in website? I searched a lot for API but did not find any useful links.
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Output of 3D Symbology or 3D Objects to KML

I have tried various options and I am not able to find out how to export 3D Symbols out to KML if it can be done! I have tried 3D Models in dae, tried 3D Primitives such as Spheres, Cubes, etc. Can ...
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Google Earth Engine: Extracting pixel values for list of coordinates, only on specific days for each

So, I'm brand new to Google Earth Engine, and I've been trying for a while now to get my head around it. I'm aware of the limitations with iteration and the need to instead use the map() function, and ...
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Coherency measurement using Sentinel data on Google Earth Engine

I am new to GEE. I want to implement the following equation shown in fig on GEE using Sentinel 1 two images. The first Sentinel 1 image amplitude is |u1| and the secondary image amplitude is |u2|, and ...
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Select a group of Placemarks graphically?

Is it possible to select a group of Placemarks graphically in Google Earth? Referring to the attached image, I would like to do lasso on one of these groups (indicated by the polygon)
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Obtain clear and recent image from Earth Engine

How can I obtain images as clear as the default Earth Engine map satellite view for analysis of a given area? I am implementing a project to monitor a transmission line corridor using earth engine and ...
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Formatting coordinates from Google Earth georeferencing for projection on QGIS

I have XY data from a .csv sheet without any metadata. Presuming WGS84 or UTM CRS, the points won't display correctly on a Google Earth basemap with QGIS when imported as XY data points. My data was ...
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How make polygons/tracks and their labels permanently displayed

I want to know if there is a way to edit a KML file so that it, and its labels, are always displayed. For example, I create a polygon or points file in GoogleEarth (pro), then I save it as a KML. When ...
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Overlaying CAD drawing to Google Earth

I am trying to design a new road in Peru in a town called Lobitos. The area in question is shown below (extract from Google Earth). From Google Maps I was able to pick out the exact road I am ...
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ArcMap KML Displaying Red X for Point Symbology in Google Earth

I used the "layer to kml" tool on a point layer that I had symbolized with standard symbols in ArcMap 10.4.1. I then brought the KML into Google Earth and some of the point symbols are red X'...
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Calculate zoom level given lat long area (slippy map)

I am wanting to calculate the zoom level for a given lat/long area. I am using the OSM/GE slippy map "standard" tile system. The post below answers my question but requires the viewing ...
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KML to layer gives ERROR 000401 using ArcMap

I have saved a KML with point data and I am trying to import into ArcMap but the KML to layer is not working showing the following error: Executing: KMLToLayer ERROR 000401: No features were found ...
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Specify an icon in Schema in kml?

Is it possible to specify in a Schema an icon to be used in all the Placemarks? Below is an example. I have replaced < and > with ~ ~Schema name="SPIIA" id="SPIIA"~ ~...
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How to Overlay the GeoTIFF file on Google Earh

I found how to open the GeoTIFF files on the Google Earth Pro from this site. However, though I followed the way, it just show white images on the Google Earth Pro like this: You can see three boxes ...
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Adding text and legend to image collection animation in Earth Engine

I have a GIF image generated using the ui.Thumbnail() function I wanted to embed the label below, inside the GIF image. The GIF is generated using ui.Thumbnail and the label is generated using the ...
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Download/Use a layer from Google Maps or Google Earth Pro

Is there a way to download trails that are shown on Google Maps, or export a KMZ from Google Earth? I'd like to import these into ArcGIS Desktop. Roads, boundaries, water bodies, etc. all have check ...
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How to add an item after an item in My Places in Google Earth Pro?

Here in My Places in Google Earth Pro we see we are about to add an item, e.g., folder to an item (Helicopter). But how do we instead add an item after an item?
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Export Layer to KML. Hyperlink in attribute field is inactive

I'm working on exporting layers from ArcMap 10.6 to KMLs for use in Google Earth Pro. There is a field in the ArcMap feature class that has a file path link to our network drive to an image. The links ...
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Increasing font size and change Icon using KML for Placemark under Google Earth Studio

I am having trouble increasing the size of the Placemark (font size, and icon size), and also using an alternative pushpin to mark the location. Below is a KML file I put together from looking at ...
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Is there an effective way to display integrate 50+ old 1:50,000 maps into public mapping tools such as Google Maps?

Some context: These are Dutch colonial maps of Indonesia from about 1910-1930 At the time there were limited roads and often villages were in the middle of the jungle and have since been abandoned. ...
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How to go about building an offline KML viewer of a specific (fixed) area of land?

I am building a desktop application that would be used to process SAR images and monitor the deformation of a specific (fixed) site. One of the modules is generating a KML file of the deformation map ...
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Animate a series of polygons and points as a whole

I have three KML files and each KML file contains a combination of points and polygons. I tried to animate this using timestamp but when I press play on Google Earth, it goes to individual points and ...
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How to find a old business that doesnt exist anymore on Google Maps / Google Earth

Is there a way to "travel in time" on Google Maps or Google Earth to see the businesses from a particular year from a particular location?
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How to improve precision of geographic coordinates using ogr2ogr to translate from shapefile to KML?

I made a shapefile in QGIS (ver 3.16) project with EPSG:4326. The shapefile is for a simple polygon and I want to display the polygon on Google Earth so I need to convert it to KML format. The default ...
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Displaying Google Earth Historical Imagery in QGIS

I am currently carrying out research aimed at showing the evolution of plant cover in urban areas. I opted for the calculation of the vegetation index from Sentinel2 type images that I would like to ...
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Transform a lat/lon coordinate to x/y pixel on a Google Earth screen

For a given Google Earth URL (for example https://earth.google.com/web/@33.83405747,-117.89835255,51.77456494a,140.84823168d,35y,0h,0t,0r) I want to find the lat/lng coordinates of the corners of the ...
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Can I select a subset of pins in Google Earth and export the attached data to a csv file?

I have a large set of pins, each with an associated ID and lat/long. Is it possible to select a small group of these pins and then export the associated info into a CSV file?
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Batch uploading images into Google Earth

I am looking to visualize images on Google Earth. I have a couple thousand images that I would like to batch upload in order to verify results from a field study. I have a KMZ file with placemarks ...
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Why don't OpenStreetMap building footprint shapefiles match up with Google Maps or Google Earth?

I've been accessing OpenStreetMap shapefiles using osmnx and then exporting those files into kml files so that I can view them on Google Earth. However, when I do so it appears that the building ...
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Edge detection from Google Earth basemap in QGIS

I would like to detect boundaries of agricultural fields for 70 different polygons spread out across a country. Is it possible to run an edge detection algorithm using the google earth (or equivalent) ...

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