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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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Extracting elevation data using Google Earth?

How do I extract multiple elevation values for a particular area in Google-Earth all at once? I've only been able to manually pick them one by one when I enter the long. and lat. for each point.
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Link Google Earth with QGis

I was wondering if it was possible to link Google Earth files (KML, KMZ) to a QGIS project. The main idea would be that if you'd add a point with coordinates in Google Earth, this point would be added ...
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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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Google Earth Issue Adding Overlay - Unknown error on image ingest

I'm trying to add a .tif into Google Earth Pro as a superoverlay. The file is a large island survey I georeferenced in ArcGIS, and I'm trying to preserve its high quality and coordinates. When I try ...
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Exporting only selected items in My Places to another KML File in Google Earth Pro?

It seems that when I right click and export from my places in google earth pro, it will export the entire kml instead of the selected or checked items within it. How can I just simply export the ...
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Opening a kml file with Google Earth at a specific placemark

I have a local kml file full of Placemarks. I would like to be able to do the following with one click of a hyperlink in a locally hosted HTML file. Open Google Earth (if not already open) Load this ...
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Can't Display KML file in Google earth

I am unable to display a kmz/kml file on Google Earth on Android. I got the file from here: ftp://ecco2.jpl.nasa.gov/data5/GoogleEarth/Ocean%20Currents.kmz I tried using KMZ to Earth Explorer. I've ...
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I can't see labels in GE of points exported from shp to kml in Qgis

I have created a shp layer in Qgis (version 2.12.3-Lyon) with points. I want to see it in Google Earth, so I saved the shp as a kml. When I open it in GE Pro, I don't see the labels, only if I click ...
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Sharing/exporting map created in QGIS for different people in Company? [closed]

I created a QGIS map with several different layers. I want to know a light way method to share it locally with staff. If I can be pointed to the different export formats that may work for me in Qgis. ...
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Historical aerial imagery GoogleEarth (2014) use in ArcGIS for Central Europe?

I run the supervised classification of Landsat scene from 2014 to identify forest disturbances. I would like to assess the accuracy of my classification through visual identification of stratified ...
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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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Tile server overlay in Google Earth?

I have recently become aware of a number of tile-server map sources and I would like to use these as overlays in Google Earth. Is there a way to do this directly that does not involve pre-downloading ...
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Google Earth Pro does not completely open TAB files created in MapInfo 15+

From time-to-time, I have the need to open tab files I have created in MapInfo with Google Earth Pro. Aside from minor hiccups, I have never had an issue with importing a Tab file. The process I ...
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Georeferenced TIFF to Google Earth?

I have aerial view images (.TIFF) which I have georeferenced using ArcMap 10.4. What I am trying to do with the images is export them with the georeferenced data attached and import them to Google ...
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How to display a table from a polygon on Google Earth

I have a polygon that I am working on in ArcMap 10.3. It has an attribute table with about 300 some columns. I am having trouble displaying the whole attribute table on Google Earth when I export the ...
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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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Adjust altitude of points in kml to ground level

I have recorded a path using GPS and imported the kml file into google earth. Due to inaccuracies in recording the path (I assume) the points are sometimes above or below the ground. Is there a way to ...
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Coordinate transformation differences in ArcGIS, QGIS and Google Earth Pro

I have a shapefile with points in Adindan UTM 37N coordinates. Now there seem to be roughly two ways of converting those coordinates to WGS84. When loaded in Google Earth Pro the points are about ...
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Establishing Default Query layer for Google Earth in “Map to KML” export from ArcMap?

I export a lot of maps for customers who request them from our office. Recently I have seen more and more requests for us to export our GIS into the .KML or .KMZ file type so they can be viewed on ...
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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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Google earth separate application

I am wondering is it possible to set up two google earths? I have a project that contains all the jobs our company done and I want this to act as an aid to estimators. It is a kml file. The problem is ...
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Google Earth Pro - Automatically load a secondary database

Is it possible to configure Google Earth Pro so that it automatically loads a secondary database (e.g QLD Globe) when starting up?
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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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SRTM vs Google Earth Pro elevation data

I am working on elevation data for an area in Sudan. Between Google Earth Pro and SRTM elevation data, which one is more reliable?
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regionating vector data for use in Google Earth

Does anybody know of free/open source tools to regionate vector (kml) data, like the regionate tool in Google Earth Pro (see http://support.google.com/earth/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=175007)? I ...
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Which projection is suitable for the measurements of this great circle?

I have drawn a circle on google earth pro in such a way that its radius starts from earth center 0,0 (lat/long) and ends at 0,90 (lat/long). This circle divide the earth into two equall halfs as shown ...
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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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Is there a method to create watershed on google earth?

I want to create a watershed boundary for a lake only using google earth without using other source of data like srtm etc. Since we get the height of the location can we use it somehow and create a ...
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How can i bring google earth map from Arcgis [closed]

I would like to know in which way I can bring any Google earth or earth pro maps from ArcGiS? There are some solutions I already find. I need to know the easiest way.
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Algorithm to draw a perpendicular line on Google earth (KML)

I have two points say A (lat,lon ) and B(lat,lon) and I want to draw a perpendicular bisector line to AB such that any point (C) on the perpendicular line satisfies AC=BC. All I want is a function ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Displaying XY coordinates from csv file

I have a csv file which I created from a SQLite3 database. I want to display the points from the csv in QGis - which does not work. My coordinates are Lat/Long. They get displayed completely wrong. ...
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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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Import data, analyze spatially, and export list of points using Google Earth

I am trying to: import data into Google Earth from an outside data source. Then overlay a map and isolate which datapoints fall into that area. I would like to then export a list of the data points ...
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Transpose (copy) Google Earth geometry to different location?

I just tried to copy a folder of concentric radius circles to a different location (different centerpoint) in Google Earth Pro & quickly discovered this does not work. Is there anyway to transpose ...
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2GB .KMZ file wont't open

Not sure if I'm asking the right question. Never used Google Earth Pro before, but I have a 2GB KMZ file and I can't open it. Is there a way to break it down further or is there a limit to how large a ...
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Difference between video captured with Google Earth and Google Earth Pro

Is there any difference between video which is captured with Google Earth and Google Earth Pro? Maybe some kind of tag showing 'pro'?
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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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Opinion of using Google Earth Pro vs ArcGIS Explorer [closed]

I would like to hear from anyone who uses either or both Google Earth Pro vs ArcGIS Explorer. The reason I am asking is because our agency has a very limited of budget to purchase license for each ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...