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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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Georeferenced black and white maps showing up as mostly transparent and very low resolution once exported from MXD to KMZ

I exported .pngs from a simple black and white pdf map, georeferenced them in ArcMap 10.3.1 and then wanted to export them KMZ. However, upon opening my kml, the maps have become mostly transparent, ...
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What is causing the error “more than one linestring in KML”

I exported a KML from Mapinfo as a single combined line, however when i try to uploaded into a different mapper I get an error indicating that there are multiple linestring tags in my KML. I can see ...
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Saving shp polygon from Google Earth

I have made a polygon in Google Earth, but somehow there is no icon or feature for saving .shp. Is there any way to save a shapefile in Google Earth?
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How to export raster of Mean Annual Land Surface Temp from Landsat Imagery?

I am using google earth engine to estimate Mean Annual land surface temp of a local scale from 1984 to 2019 from landsat Imagery. I am having trouble determining a script for my goal, there are many ...
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How to export CSV data of area from Google Earth

I want to export CSV data of some area in Google Earth. I will then import this data into python and run a 3d map. I will be able to rotate and scale it then. I can do the last 2 steps, but how can I ...
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Google Earth import image Mac OS Catalina

I’m using Mac operative Catalina OS, when I go to import tab it shows this dialog box but there is no option to choose diffrenrt file extension as in Windows: and the would like to import a GeoTIFF ...
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Integrating Google Earth into PDF

I was wondering if anyone knew of any plug-in or way to integrate google earth into a PDF so that someone viewing a document on another device, that doesn't necessarily have Google Earth installed ...
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Fetching the on-click data from the website into QGIS

I would like to fetch the on-click data into QGIS and show them as the placemarks. Basically the issue comes from i.e this website: https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/...
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QGIS 3.10 attribute table change to default or modify when export the layer to different format

When I export my newly digitalized layer I noticed, that my data attribute changes. In the QGIS I set the data attribute table like this: but each single export to the different format change it, as ...
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Losing hyperlink between ArcMap and Google Earth

Most of my colleagues use Google Earth to check our infrastructure. A few years before I started here, the hyperlinks from our GIS to Google Earth lost connection. The path is still in the "plan_path",...
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Exporting KML/ SHP/ EXCEL Files from Google Maps [Android version]

I want to export my pin locations using Google Maps [ Android version] and save the layer as KML /SHP/EXCEL in my phone. Is this feasible using Google Maps or are there any other applications which ...
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TCX altitude not updating in Google Earth

I'm having Problem in updating the altitude KML file of Google Earth. The altitude is not getting updated in TCX after clicking "Update altitude".
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Saving My Places as KML in Google Earth as points, not as multigeometry

When saving a search and then exporting the folder to a KML in Google Earth Pro, each entry for your points will look like this in the raw KML: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml ...
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Drawing polygons in kml file using simplekml python library

I am using the simplekml library to draw some polygons in a kmz file, but when I do the zoom on them, they disappear. This is the code which draws the polygons: ls2 = doc2....
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Importing JSON or GeoJSON in Google Earth?

I was wondering if it was possible to import layers such as GeoJSON layers on the web-based version of Google Earth? I didn't find any resources online but for the pro version and only for ...
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Creating high resolution DEM file from points (path) in google earth using QGIS?

I am having trouble trying to create a DEM file from points in Google Earth. I followed all the steps to export a .kml from Google Earth to then import a delimited text layer that I turn into a .shape ...
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Querying 3D Model in Google Earth Similar To Polygons

Right now I have polygons that represent a water surface in case of a flood event. Using polygons is becoming untenable, so I would like to pursue alternatives. One alternative I thought of is ...
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ArcGIS: Layer to KML (with image attachments) Error: Could not modify Schema?

I would like to convert to KMZ with attachments so that colleagues can view the location of photos in Google Earth. I found this Layer to KML tool to use: https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=...
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Street view points are not visible in Google Earth app

I published a panorama image of my home in Google Street View app. But when I went to Google Earth app, and went to my location, it didn't show any street view points/circles. However there are a few ...
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Leaflet only one placemark visible at exact location, whereas is more than 1 there

I have a problem, because sometimes on my GeoJSON layer plotted into the Leaflet map more than 1 placemarks has been assigned to one exact location (by postcode). The problem is, that only one of ...
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Mass downloading Google Earth historical imagery

I've been working with the historical imagery in Google Earth and I'm wondering if there's an easy way to download the geoTIFFs for my study area. It doesn't seem possible from Google Earth itself. ...
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Zooming and resolution

As I zoom in and explore a base Google Earth Engine map, or Google Earth Pro map I come across tiles/areas that have better resolution than the next tile. Why is that? Is there a way to get the same ...
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Why do zones differ for WGS84 UTM in Google Earth Pro vs. in QGIS 3.4?

For example, zone UTM zone 12S in Google Earth Pro contains southern UT and AZ... while in QGIS, zone 12S appears to be in the southern hemisphere. Probably a ridiculous question, but not quite sure ...
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Using Google Earth to figure out the coordinate reference system from only lon, lat information

Lately, I've been trying to use lat/long information to plot on QGIS without any good results because I lack the correct EPSG code for the coordinate reference system. This is not the case with Google ...
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Import Image Overlay KML to Google Earth Engine Won't Display

I would like to import an image overlay in KML format made in Google Earth App to Google Earth Engine, and display it. Below attached the link of KML file: KML file I have imported also the KML to ...
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Extracting travel times from Google Maps for a certain time?

I got the idea that it could be interesting to make a regular daily query to the route planning feature of Google Maps to collect statistics about commuting times. For example: ask Google Maps every ...
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Making place names permanently visible in Google Earth?

It is not possible to make place names permanently visible in Google Earth, only by hovering over the place or zooming in. How can I fix this?
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Keeping Google Earth Pro always facing North Up?

I'm frustrated to press R or N every time I navigate through the Earth. Any way to make the Earth face always towards the north by default? I'm not talking about the street view tilt. I just want ...
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ArcGIS Pro Layer to KML With Multiple Images Per Feature Only Displays One Image in Google Earth

Question: Why is it that when I use Layer to KML in ArcGIS Pro 2.4.1 I can only view one image per feature on Google Earth Pro? All the attachments are listed inside the popup on GE, but the links for ...
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QGIS > KML>Google Earth

I'm trying to export vector files from QGIS to KML. When I open the KML in Google Earth I get erratic lines all around the globe. All layers set to WGS84. I have read the other topics on KML export ...
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Area measurements in Google Earth

Since Google Earth works in degrees, how does it perform area measurements? Does it momentarily convert to Cartesian coordinates and if yes by what projection and on which datum? Web Mercator has the ...
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How to detect green areas in Google Earth imagery using R?

I want to detect urban green areas in Google Earth imagery, using R. I've already downloaded contiguous images and assembled them into a larger image. The above PNG image has 800x769 pixels, but the ...
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Update location from text file in Google Earth Pro in real time?

I'm trying to update the ship's location from a text file in Google Earth Pro in real-time. The Lon/Lat locations of the ship are being written to a text file from the GPS. I am new to using Google ...
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Uploading own areas 'videos' on Google Earth Street View?

In Google Earth you can drop a human icon to view a kind of video view of popular places. I guess these are basically converted from a video taken of the place. If Google allows anyone besides itself ...
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Including file structure in KMZ using Google Earth?

I am currently undertaking a very big research project that is focusing on the location of creative firms. My method is to use Google Earth to search for firms using a number of search strings and ...
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Is Google Earth Engine SNIC Segmentation algorithm inconsistent?

I have been using GEE for about a month now and I ran into some issue I am trying to use OBIA classification based on this presentation by Sai Cheemalapati, EEAI 2019. The main problem is when I ...
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Automatically create path between two points via roads in Google Earth (Pro)? [closed]

Does Google Earth have the ability to automatically create a path between two points connected by roads?
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Create KML or KMZ file using iOS Google Maps app

Is there a way to create a KML or KMZ file using the iOS Google Maps app? I’ve created a map on Google My Maps but can’t find a way to export it on Google Maps. I’ve tried the iOS app and the Google ...
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Determine which zip codes are within defined boundary

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District publishes their district boundaries here: https://avaqmd.ca.gov/district-boundaries I need to figure out which zip codes fall within those ...
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Using QGIS to create a GeoTIFF raster of Google Earth import

I've managed to link QGIS3 to Google Earth via XYZ tiles. I would like to convert the Google Earth map shown to a GeoTIFF raster (to save on memory?). I try and export the Google Earth layer to a ...
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Google satellite xyz tile layer in QGIS has lower resolution than the basemap in Google Earth?

As far as I can tell, the Google satellite imagery loaded as an xyz tile in QGIS is the same image that is used in Google Earth, but at a lower resolution. The lower image below is from QGIS using the ...
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Elevation Profiles Using QGIS vs. Google Earth

I have several routes I am calculating elevation stats for. What I want is Total Ascent/Cumulative Gain, where all ascents and descents are accounted for. As opposed to solely the difference between ...
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Polygon area from Google Earth so different to QGIS & Shapely/PyProj?

I have a set of points defined by their longitudes and latitudes in WGS84 that define a polygon that I need to calculate the area of. I originally tried to approach this using pyproj and Shapely as ...
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Merging satellite images error

I am trying to merge 3 satellite images of 3 times. The images are median images. I have used the following code but there is an error. var maskL8 = function(image_m) { var qa = image_m.select('BQA'...
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Creating KML file from R?

I have a dataframe in R with three columns; latitude, longitude and cluster. I would like to export this data into a KML file for visualizing these clusters in Google Earth. Here's a snippet of my ...
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Open DEM in Google Earth?

How can I upload my DEM to Google Earth? Agisoft Photoscan allows exporting Google Map tiles in Export DEM option but I have no idea how to upload it to Google Earth.
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GEE Download Image Collection Values for Specified Points in CSV

I am new to google earth engine (and js admittedly) and I have a collection of points in Bangladesh that I am trying to extract the rainfall value for each point over the entire CHIRPS image ...
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Remove Cloud Cover with Python Earth Engine API

I am attempting to use google's cloudscore methodology to remove clouds from LANDSAT8 imagery. I am using python to do this. I can get this to work in java from the web code editor, but am unable to ...
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Rotating Polygon in 3D Space as KML for Google Earth?

I'm trying to create this effect in a KML to be displayed in Google Earth. I am writing in KML 2.1 as a reference. I know it is possible to create a polygon that is circular in appearance, but can ...
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Saving Google Earth Postal Code Layer

In the typical primary database in layers window, under more-> US Govt, there is a Postal Code Boundaries layer. I have been trying to find a way to save this, and ultimately add it to a folder of my ...