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Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making.

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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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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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How to scale, rotate and translate a KMZ file in Google Earth

I'm a GIS software developer. I would like to adjust manually a KMZ over Google Earth images scaling, shifting and rotating it. What I'm wondering is a tool like the one in Google Earth to add a ...
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Automating Google Earth to open and zoom to feature?

I've been tasked with creating a link in an excel spreadsheet that will initiate some basic automation in Google earth. The specific task is to: Check if Google Earth is open Check if specific kmz ...
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Seeing place names in Google Earth Pro?

I have just downloaded and installed Google Earth Pro, and I cannot get place names to show up at all. Can you suggest a course of action?
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How to host kmz file for Google Earth Pro network link

I have a repository consisting of a large number of image overlays, polygons, and 3d polygons in Google Earth Pro. The image overlays are linked to and stored on a windows web server and it works fine ...
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Positioning Landsat 8 data in Google Earth

I have some (combined) Landsat 8 TIF files that I want to overlay in Google Earth Pro. I manually set the 4 corner lat/lon coordinates (Properties->Location) to the 8 CORNER_UL_LAT_PRODUCT, ...
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Embed mp3 in infowindows of kmz file?

Is there a way to embed audio files (mp3) into the infowindows of markers in a kmz so that the audio is available offline? I'd like the files to be in the kmz so the kmz can be downloaded as a whole ...
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Copyrights disappearing at certain scales on GoogleEarth Pro

I want to use a map (scale 1:10000) of a city (Montreal). I assembled it from several high quality pictures. We need to cite copyrights from GoogleEarth Pro. I have read online resources : ...
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How do I extract only the visible placemarks from a KML?

I've been given a KML file containing over 1000 placemarks, a small subset of which were selected by a user in Google Earth and made visible (by checking the checkbox next to the feature name). I've ...
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Length difference between Google Earth and ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have drawn a complex path with multiple vertices in Google Earth (GE) Pro and its measurement property is shown as being 2,460 nm. It is located East of Australia. If i import this KML into ArcGIS ...
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Getting changed data in csv to show up in Google Earth Pro

I have a CSV file that I imported into Google Earth Pro. G.E.P. took the long/lat and placed markers where they should be, and when I select the marker the rest of the data displays in a box. Is there ...
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Importing elevation data into prexisting KML in Google Earth Pro?

I am working on a project where I need the z value (elevation) of a set of data points. Is there a way to assign elevation data to a KML in Google Earth without doing it manually for each point? I ...
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Distance difference between Google Maps and Google Earth?

I created a route in Google MyMaps and exported to a KMZ. I then imported the KMZ into Google Earth Pro. The reported distance in Google MyMaps and Google Earth Pro differ by approximately 2km, over ...
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Importing Google My Maps Route as Google Earth Tour

The goal: I would like to create a video of a route, as it would appear if one could smoothly trace through the entire route in Google Street View. (See an example of the previous solution using ...
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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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BC transmission line data into google earth?

When I try to look the transmission line data into Google Earth. I can not see the transmission lines. How can I view the transmission lines in Google Earth? The data is at: https://catalogue.data....
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How to edit imported shapefile description data in google earth desktop

I have imported a line shapefile into google earth pro desktop which is displaying fine and in the right geographic location. The issue I have is that when I click on the layer in google earth the ...
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Drawing a polygon in google earth using coordinates for each point

Is there an easy way to draw land plots in google earth using coordinates for each point of the polygon?