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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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Create warped image for Google KML using WGS84 coordinates, Python

First a disclaimer, I'm not very fluent in GIS language and terms, so apologies if I use wrong terms etc. Task: A couple of years ago, I had the task of making image overlays for google, using UTM ...
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Creating path between many points in Google Earth

Is there any specific way to convert approximately 25000 points in Google Earth Pro to paths or draw paths between points automatically? Since I want to obtain their altitude data, I need it to be a ...
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Google Maps satellite view footprints not congruent to street map view

I am trying to draw the layout of a building and project them to a web map using Django and Leaflet. I am using a satellite image to get the correct latitude and longitude and then I send the ...
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Re Exporting complete data from Google Earth to QGIS

I am trying to export Google Earth searches as a KML file to QGIS. How come all existing locations of a search (e.g. Walmart) in the United States only shows select locations. I'm doing a project on ...
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Exporting data from Google Earth to QGIS [duplicate]

I am trying to export Google Earth searches as a kml file to QGIS. How come all existing locations of a search (e.g. Walmart) in the United States only shows select locations. I'm doing a project on ...
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KMZ with attachments having issues in GE

I have a point feature class with attachments-sometimes multiple attached images per point - and everything looks and works perfect in ArcGIS Pro. But once I converted to KML and opened the file in ...
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How to name a lot of point of a KML file?

I have a KML file with 5400 points with no name. I would like to name each point. My idea was to convert this KML file to CSV to rename quickly them and to convert back this CSV to KML, but I don't ...
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Downloading high resolution Google Earth Images [duplicate]

How can I download historical google earth images for years like 2015 and 2020? I cannot find date filter in universal map downloader.
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Question about coordinates from Google Earth Pro to ArcMap

I have a project where I must georeference an archaeological site. I have only a picture from Google Earth on which there are drawn some tombs. I am trying to goereference the image but the picture is ...
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Downloading Google Earth images in universal map downloader

How can I download Google Earth images in universal map downloader in 2015 and 2020? There isn't any specific option for select year.
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Calculating KML Lengths from Google Earth in QGIS - results in different values?

I've been trying to use QGIS to calculate the length of polylines found in KML files, after having difficulty getting ArcGIS to work properly. I used this process: https://www.qgistutorials.com/en/...
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My points are coincident in ArcMap unprojected, but jump off the line when projected as well as viewed in Google Earth, is this a projection issue?

Let me give you a run down of my workflow to better understand the problem. Essentially what I am doing is creating an elevation profile of a line in QGIS, taking the points out to do some spreadsheet ...
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Using Google Earth Web as an application development platform

I'm looking for an option to use Google Earth Web as a platform to develop a custom application, which would involve reviewing/editing a large list of map locations and connections between them. The ...
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Is there a Google Earth free WMS service? [duplicate]

Is there a Google Earth free WMS service? Can we add the QGIS WMS service and see the current satellite images?
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QGIS export to KML failed

I don't know what's going on. My project CRS and layer CRS are fine, although if I export them to the KML file, I have something weird in my Google Earth. I tried also to export to Shapefile and add ...
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Issue with clipped raster location [closed]

I tried to clip a USGS GMTED2010 elevation data raster in order to match it with a raster I clipped from the Google Earth satellite. However, when I run the command, the output raster appears in ...
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Realtime imagery from Google Earth Engine

Can we use Google Earth Engine to get realtime (not later than a week is also fine) satellite images?
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KML raster not showing images when using another users machine

I have converted some geotiff's into raster KML file packages, (which consist of a KML file and two folders - images and files). I have created these KML's as superoverlay KML files. I am able to ...
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lat, lon in Google (static) Maps vs Google map with globe view

I am trying to find latitude and longitude of some visual feature using Google map and I found that switching between globe view and flat (not globe) view (like in Google static maps) changes the ...
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Squaring up photo into Google Earth using spatial adjustment

I have a photo such as: that I want to add into a Google Earth map. I know where the image must be: North: 44°16'48.00"N, South: 35°15'0.00"N, East: 4°42'0.00"E, West: 10°1'12.00&...
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How to track a brand new path with realtime NMEA data in Google Earth?

I have some trails on my property that are not visible on Google Earth or Google Maps. I'd like to document them in Google Maps's "My Maps". I believe I need to create KML files of the ...
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QGIS Server WMS not displaying correctly in Google Earth Pro

So I'm serving up WMS using QGIS Server in Ubuntu 20 using Apache. It works fine when being consumed by QGIS or even online on OneGeology, but when I use Google Earth Pro there seems to be a problem ...
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Google Earth imagery not displayed using SAS.Planet:

I have some trouble using SAS.Planet to download some georeferenced Google Earth images. If I try to open (display) "Earth(GeoCacher direct)" (or basically any other Google Earth option) ...
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How to convert kmz raster with rotation to GeoTiff?

I have a map that I have georeferenced in Google Earth and I'd like to easily use it in QGIS. The problem is that this map does not have north at the top, so the georeferencing involves rotating the ...
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Export NASA USDA HSL SMAP soil moisture TIFF from Google Earth Engine

I am trying to download soil moisture data from Google Earth Engine using the following code: var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('NASA_USDA/HSL/SMAP_soil_moisture') .filter(ee.Filter....
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Converting.vtpk (from ArcGIS Pro) into Google Earth compatible file

I have already turned the vector data into a vector tile cached package. If I were staying in ArcGIS then this would be fine. But I am working with a client that needs to see everything in Google ...
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How does Google Earth calculate the inverse geodesic problem, in particular the forward azimuth?

Comparing the result of Vincenti’s formulae as implemented in https://geographiclib.sourceforge.io/cgi-bin/GeodSolve with the output of Google Earth Pro I find a striking difference in results for ...
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Why is this compass considerably off?

Here is a Google Earth screenshot of “Edwards AFB” in California: -The green circle has the compass in it... Here’s a zoomed in screenshot of the compass: Notice how my Google Earth compass (in ...
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Why can't QGIS 3.16 & KML Tools export point symbology for KML/KMZ

I am trying to export styled points from QGIS to KML/KMZ format. The points are styled according to an attribute value ("Subsidence"). I want to export the KML/KMZ with the symbology, but ...
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How to programmatically identify landmarks (cemeteries) in Google Maps satellite data?

I'm searching Google Maps satellite view for cemeteries that are not listed in common repositories of cemeteries. I've spent a lot of time cruising around satellite mode searching for small ...
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Problem loading Google Earth backdrop

I've long used the Google Earth plug in QGIS. Recently it just wont load properly I've reinstalled the plug in updated QGIS etc. However, the problem persists, when I load GE as a backdrop it first ...
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Uploading Google Earth historical Imagery to QGIS

Is there any way that I could upload historical Google Earth imagery to QGIS, instead of saving them one by one and importing/Georeferencing them?
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Is it possible to prevent Google Earth to set 3D buildings ON with a KML tag on the file that I'm opening?

I often generate a KMZ file with an overlay that, in Google Earth, appears like this: The cut on the raster image are caused by this setting on Google Earth: I wonder if there is a way to prevent/...
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Generate buildings polygons

I'm doing a project for a city that has little database. I would like to know if it is possible to generate polygons of existing buildings and 3D of them from a Google Earth map in QGIS?
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Use Google 3D-buildings in Matlab's simulation [closed]

I am developing a MATLAB UAV toolbox simulation, and I would like to add realistic characteristics to it. Is it possible to integrate a 3D view of buildings (Google Maps, Google Earth, or Google Earth ...
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How to project the ecliptic on the Earth's surface in Google Earth

Basically I'm trying to find all the places on Earth where the apparent path of the Sun exactly (or as nearly exact as you can get) bisects the sky or where the Sun is in the exact center of the sky ...
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Downloading static high resolution images using Google Earth

I wanted to download some high resolution (<5m) images. I have their co-ordinates and viewed them on https://earth.google.com/web/ and it's exactly what I want. I have approximately 300 such images ...
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How to create a table from a point in Google Earth and display in ArcGIS (shapefile format)

Is it possible to create attribute fields for points in Google Earth (KML format) and display them as an attribute table in shapefile format in ArcGIS?
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Seeking maps to use on iPhone/Android app

How can I get data of the earth map on the iOS sdk "Swift" containing data altitude too? I would like to use all world map, gps position (but I think that's not a matter) and altitude of all ...
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Accessing the Google Earth Pro image dataset for exporting a GeoTIFF

I would like to extract with Earth Engine, Google Earth Pro GeoTIFF images in UTM projection using opposing corner coordinates. In Google Earth Pro, the ~6” imagery I assume to be already processed ...
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Splitting line vector into components in Google Earth Engine

I’m trying to split a line vector (with buffer, although that could come after I split it) into many different components each 500 meters long to use for analysis. Is there an easy way to do this so I ...
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Roads not showing in Google Earth Pro

The road names are no longer showing on my Google Earth Pro. The only general layers available in the bottom left panel are "primary Database " and "terrain". I have tried turning ...
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Marking start point for multiple lines in Google Earth

I have a collection of lines in Google Earth from a KMZ file. I'd like to get the direction of each line so I can verify some data. How would I style this in Google Earth?
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Exiting Google Earth Pro street view jumps to random location

It used to be that when I exited street view, I would be back in the satellite view at the same location and facing the same direction that I was in street view. This is very helpful if I was trying ...
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Assigning names to features when exporting to KML in Google Earth Engine

I'm working in Google Earth Engine using Javascript api and I'm exporting my feature collection as a KML file to open in Google Earth Pro. One of the properties of each feature is its station_id. ...
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Weird regions in lagoon water ripples pattern (Google Maps)

When looking at some water reservoirs or lagoons from Google Maps (satellite), I've sometimes found this kind of structures showing regions with a slight color/bright difference: They seem to be an ...
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Google Earth Pro - can't change height

I am trying to import some line data representing utilities into GE Pro. However they get a really high offset (pic 1). I've tried changing the height in the "style template" menu that you ...
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When converting a layer to a KML file, the Name field is not being used for the pop-up title in Google Earth

I'm using Arc Map 10.7 to create a KML that shows point data representing milepoints along a bunch of roadways. I want the pop-up when you click one of those points to display the milepoint number as ...
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View images for different dates/location in Google Earth Pro

I have been working with Google Earth Engine Code Editor/Google Maps API to view and analyze information surrounding specific points. I am interested in analyzing these images from different dates. ...
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Adding the image file to KML file using simplekml

I have made simple tool to convert CSV file containing latitude and logitude to KML file. Adding the image using the relative path is can be done easily for each location using following code: pnt....

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