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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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Merge three graphs into one graph

I have three charts (each referring to one year) that demonstrate the NDVI index values for five different targets. I would like to put all three graphics in just one. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Google Earth WMS fails

I try to insert a WMS but Google Earth says WMS capability failed. This is the WMS: https://ccff02.minfin.fgov.be/geoservices/arcgis/services/WMS/Cadastral_Layers/MapServer/WMSServer I know it is a 1....
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How can I generate shapefile from Google Earth

I am new to ArcMap 10.5. I want to generate a shapefile of an area of interest from Google Earth. I have checked some website in Google, but I did not understand some steps.
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How to use a .kml file to create a 3D mesh from contours?

I have downloaded a .kml file from this source: http://www.carpworld.co.za/index.php/dam-contours/boskop-dam. This is how it looks in Google Earth: This file contains contours of Boskopdam (a local ...
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Get elevation data w.r.t. date in Google Earth

I am using Google Earth Pro to get the elevation of different points on earth. It's giving me elevation data for points I am hovering over, but I want to get the elevation data with respect to date. ...
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Importing KML file into Google Earth Pro says Junk after document element?

I'm very new to using GIS platforms. I've sourced some spatial data for a archaeological project from the 'Portable Antiquities Scheme' website. There was a KML file available to download. I'm not ...
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Extract multiple building height from Google Earth (not DEM)

I'm looking for the height of the Chicago buildings but I can not find them. so I thought to approximate the height using the building:levels field of OSM, multiplying it by 3.5m. But there are ...
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Understanding Google Earth Pro ruler tool algorithms?

When using Google Earth Pro ruler (Tools / Ruler or by clicking on the "ruler" icon), the ruler tool tells us the heading from one point to another which is not the same as that obtained by Karney's ...
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Get Google Maps driving directions between points in a KML file?

I'm trying to improve a workflow that currently involves manually composing a multi-destination driving route in Google Maps. I have the ability to export a KML file containing the points we want via ...
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Google Earth does not work on KML Files with <TimeSpan> and YYYY-MM-DD but working with YYYY-MM?

I have a KML File with a Folder and 5 overlapping Polygons which each of them has a <Timespan> Element with <Begin> and <end> like the following: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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How to add my photo in KML with Android?

I have tried with overlay and Placemark, I store my photo and KML together in one KMZ but when I open with Google Earth, I only can see the text in the location, not the photo. Here is my code: [?...
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How to interpret the red trend map of time series on Google Earth Engine?

I'm starting to play with Google Earth Engine. Following https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mNIRB90jwLuASO1JYas1kuOXCLbOoy1Z4NlV1qIXM10/edit# I managet to put together this https://code.earthengine....
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Google Earth Automated Imagery Downloading for different locations

Is there any method for Google Earth to Automate the process where we define cities and areas and we receive printable files from the most interesting spots of the cities?
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Display ArcGIS Online Hosted Feature Layer in Google Earth Pro?

Disclaimer: I am much less familiar with network/server/sharing nuances (much more experienced with desktop work). I work for a nonprofit and am trying to map out where work is done. I have a large ...
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How do duplicate script on Google Earth Engine code editor

I'm following https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bRCEB8ybRUp2D6vFc7mjqDMG2bpmCd2iTPQIEern0mk/edit#, its about classification and regression. I followed the regression part then I'll do the ...
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Use open layers plugin display as georeferenced image in QGIS

Could someone tell me if it is possible to save a plugin open layers display as georeferenced image in QGIS 2.18?
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Converting GPS data to KML?

I have some waypoints, and I need to input them into Google Earth. How can I convert data from GPS to KML file?
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Exporting a grid to KMZ with legend (QGIS 3)

I am stuck trying to export a grid with values to a KMZ file with a legend that can be viewed in Google Earth Pro. This is the grid I'm trying to export (it is in EPSG 32756) This is how I need the ...
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Export vector layer with labels to Google Earth as kmz

I have a vector file with contours which i am interested to export it as kmz to google earth with labels similar to the ones QGIS labeling function produces. However I read that Google earth does not ...
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Flying a tour along a (KML) route and exporting frames

I'm pretty new to the Earth Engine / GIS cosmos so please excuse my inexperience. I'm working on a project for which I want to fly a virtual drone along a KML (or any GPS waypoint) route and export ...
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Exporting image from GEE to Google Cloud Bucket in PNG/JPEG format? [closed]

The below lines of code shows the export of the image to the cloud. I am unable to convert my file to JPEG/PNG. I want my image to be saved in PNG/JPEG in the cloud. Export.image.toCloudStorage({ ...
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ArcGIS Layer to KML scale

I am trying to create a KML from a layer composed of a large number of polygons. Because of the large size, it is quite slow to load the KML in Google Earth. Is there any way to create the KML so ...
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Best function to smooth data layer in Google Earth Engine?

As you can see using the code below in Earth Engine, the resolution of the MODIS images are 1km squares that look quite obtuse. // Create a geometry representing an export region. var features = ee....
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Exporting Earth Engine results to kml for use in Google Earth

So I have a date range of MODIS temperature images that I am attempting to export from GEE for use in Google Earth. This is what the code looks like thus far: var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/...
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Principal Component Analysis (PCA) issue on Spectral indices and transformations of Earth Engine

Following the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) section on Lab 4: Spectral indices and transformations from https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/edu I reached a point which its not clear, in ...
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Convert shapefile to KML: KML polygons don't match shapefile

I've edited my shapefile quite a bit using the Cut and Merge tool (through the Editor toolbox, not the geoprocessing tool). It looks like this: For some reason, when I export the shapefile to a KML ...
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Google Earth Engine filterdate ignored by plot?

I'm starting with Earth Engine (EE) coding. Following instructions from https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/tutorial_api_07 I was able to put together some code and get a plot. But why the ...
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Why is the reciprocal heading of a line drawn between two points on Google Earth not equal to 180 degrees?

If I measure a line from point (A) to point (B) Google Earth gives me a heading. if I measure a line from B to A I would think it should be 180 degrees from (A) to (B). It is not. I'm trying to find ...
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Google Earth Engine Python API clipped export bad behavior

I am trying to export a multi-polygon clipped image with the python API. The problem is that the code in python does not clipped the image correctly (I have just one polygon saved instead of two like ...
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Google Earth Engine script: runs forever without errors but never downloads the .tif file

I am trying to download a base map of California from Google Earth Engine using this code: // Define boundary box var region = ee.Geometry.Rectangle(-124.5,31.3,-110.5,39.8); // minX, minY, maxX, ...
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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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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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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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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. ...