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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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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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Google Earth Polygon Styling Corrupted After Copying Features, then Saving/Reopening?

I make use of an EPA-created KML feed called WATERS-KMZ. It allows users to access the many layers of the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD Plus v2.1) as well as other geographical information about ...
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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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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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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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Making a GeoTIFF using Google Earth Data

I'm trying to make a GeoTIFF using geotifcp, which I'll then upload to GeoServer. I've got an image overlay (part of a .kml) in Google Earth, so I tried to use its bounding box to create a world file,...
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Adding labels in Google Earth Pro?

I am preparing the map of Nepal with 75 districts using the KMZ file downloaded from global admin. I opened the KMZ file (NPL_admin3.kmz) in google earth pro. I produced the map, and also worked ...
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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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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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Bulk SHP/KML Processing Tools [closed]

I need to accomplish two things in bulk: Convert SHP to KML Modify the fill and outline color and opacity either of SHP or KML files What tools can you recommend for these two tasks? I've tried ...
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Is it possible to change GoogleEarth folder icon to reflect style of hidden polygon children within?

In my GoogleEarth kml file I have multiple polygon groups, each "like" group gathered under their own folder. I have hidden the individual polygons in their respective folders by "checkHideChildren" ...
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Add property to a Feature Collection

I want to add the key property "class: 1" to my FeatureCollection. This feature of adding a class / value key is done automatically when you create a FeatureCollection and add a property by using ...
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Software Recommendations: make a flyover video from GPX log? [closed]

I m trying to make a video similar to this (at 53 seconds): https://youtu.be/OEU5BCZV6Sc?t=53 from GPX logs we have from our drone. Google Earth Pro software doesn't allow nearly enough customization, ...
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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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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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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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Changing KML markers/Icons in Google Earth Pro?

How to change KML markers/Icons in Google Earth Pro? I have put in all of the paths that I could find on kml4earth.appspot.com/icons.html#notes? I am not understanding the procedure.
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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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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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Accuracy of ruler in Google Earth Pro?

I use Google Earth Pro (7.1) on a daily basis to assess the acreage of US agricultural fields using the GE ruler. What is the accuracy we can expect from Google Earth Pro for surface calculation? (...
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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License?

Not sure if this question is suitable for SE but I can't find answers anywhere else. I work as a GIS Analyst for a mining company that has its own GEPro license. As part of my job, I make PDF maps, ...
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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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Unable to resize polygons/lines imported from Google Earth PRO Using KML Tools

I imported all my files from Google Earth Pro into QGIS and I need to resize some of the polygons (after agricultural job is done, some of fields get bigger or smaller; from corn we go to soy etc.) ...
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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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Seeking xyz basemap catalog? [closed]

I've been using cartodb odyssey.js for a couple of months and the https://khms1.googleapis.com/kh?v=152&hl=es-ES&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} XYZ basemap has sufficed so far. However, I'm working ...
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Shapefile fails to import into Google Earth Pro

My shapefile fails to import into Google Earth Pro. Is the map projection of my shapefile to blame? When I heard Google Earth Pro was now free I thought it might be a good tool for non-GIS people to ...
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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?
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Sync ArcMap view extent to Google Earth

I have been scouring the internet for this solution for some time, as it was easily accomplished in 9.x and I can't seem to find a solution for 10.x. I would like to know if there is a way to sync up ...
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Polygon made from raster extent does not display exactly same as raster in Google Earth Pro?

Polygon made from a raster extent does not display exactly the same as the raster in google earth pro. Does anyone else have this problem? new_crs<-crs(dem_10)#get latlon r2<-projectRaster(...
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Google Earth - Color Coded elevation data

I don't know anything about Global Information Systems. I want to do something which should be extremely simple and extremely common sense I have Google Earth Pro. I just want to see a color-coded ...
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Show/hide Google Earth folder without changing visibility settings of child items?

I would like to show/hide a Google Earth folder without affecting the visibility settings of items nested within that folder. For example, several top-level folders might each contain a hierarchy of ...
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Importing CSV file (Georeferenced with Google Earth) into ArcMap?

I had a CSV file that I just georeferenced using Google Earth's import feature. The CSV file contains information about businesses in the United States, such as the business' name, address, and ...
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Is it possible to modify the default style for imported polygons (etc) on Google Earth Pro?

Google Earth has a default style setting for imported polygons that drives me crazy. They are set to 100% opacity, "white", with the random selector enabled, meaning they show up by default after ...
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Why Google Earth insert a LookAt attribute in my KML files? How to remove it?

When I build a KMZ file in Google Earth Pro, when I reopen it, the initial view is in a place that I can't understand where it comes from, far away from the KMZ location and it's always the same place ...
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Exporting polygon coordinates from R to Google Earth

I've created a list of lat long coordinates that represent the perimeter of a location. I wish to plot this polygon as a line in Google Earth rather than as push pins. I have the XML/KML file format ...
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Export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shapefile?

I currently have a shapefile (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Google Earth KML Autoload/Distribution

Situation: We have installed Google Earth on the whole computer network. We have one KML with all our projects. Need: Distribute the KML on all those Google Earth instances. Requirements: -...
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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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KML - Network Link Control 'Update' Usage

I am having trouble getting a NetworkLinkControl KML command to work. The drive.google.com URL matches Network Link to Slot 2 and I am trying to use NetworkLinkControl to delete kmlslot2. I know ...
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Height and X Y coordinates of points on Google Earth

How can I get information on height and X,Y coordinates using Google Earth data for a given terrain?
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Why does Google Earth Pro change my raster resolution?

I have noticed this problem occurring when I try to import rasters into Google Earth Pro from ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1. I can take a 1/3 arc second resolution DEM and it looks great in ArcGIS until I use ...
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Creating Polygons using Google Earth Pro?

I am brand new to Google Earth Pro, and in walking through the tutorials, my polygons don't work as they're supposed to. I follow all of the instructions from the Google Earth lessons, but nothing ...
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Google Earth font change

I am still bothered by this and Google has not released another version yet. Any ideas, please? Today I upgraded from Google Earth Pro 7.1.7.2602 to the recently released 7.1.8.3036 and I ...
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How to combine two sentinel 1A images? [duplicate]

I'm classifying images of Red River Delta. Unfortunately, the region is split into two consecutive Sentinel 1A images. Therefore, I want to mosaic them into single image for convenient classification. ...
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ExtendedData and Description coexisting in the same placemark?

I am brand new to KML. I would like to ask if it is possible to have both ExtendedData and Description for the same placemark and have both appear in Google Earth Interface? I am asking because when I ...
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A number of polygons in .KMZ not visible in Google Earth Pro

I have downloaded the dataset for the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (England) from various places but some of the areas (at least 5 including Shropshire Hills, Devon, Cotswolds) do not appear in ...
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Why does physicalWidth not work in external style for Google Earth?

Google Earth Pro: version 7.1.7.2602 Renderer: DirectX I have one placemark that is a linear feature. The feature is a road, so I want to apply a style to it that sets its color and its physical ...
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Viewing Google Earth or Google Maps satellite imagery on GPS handhelds?

I have managed to upload BirdsEye imagery to a Garmin GPS64s handheld using BaseCamp ( v 4.2.5 ) by following the instructions, however the imagery provided is useless to me. I have determined ...
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Is it possible to search “My Places” in Google Earth?

The search feature in Google Earth appears to only search the Google database. Is there a way to make it search the My Places content on ones own computer? I read that a My Places search was ...
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Viewing Google Earth imagery dates?

I am trying to get an idea of the average most recent imagery dates of Madagascar in Google Earth. Rather than zooming in and looking at the lower corner for the imagery date, what is the best way to ...