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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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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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Fetching the on-click data from the website into QGIS

I would like to fetch the on-click data into QGIS and show them as the placemarks. Basically the issue comes from i.e this website: https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/...
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Integrated parcel map for Google Earth [closed]

I need a program that will contain parcel ownership and lot,block and page and is able to be integrated or overlayed on Google Earth.
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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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Is there any way to install and run Google Earth Pro totally offline?

Is there any way to install and run Google Earth Pro totally offline? Actually if there is not internet access on specific computer and I want to run Google Earth Pro on that computer. What is the ...
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How to calculate distance of a path from KML file?

I have KML files of some flights, and I would like to learn how I can determine the actual length of these paths. As the flight is over 12 hours long, I would prefer not having to manually select each ...
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Calculate mean value from list features in Google Earth Engine

I created a FeatureCollection containing 63 features with a different date, from one filter per ID. In each of these 63 features, I created a new property named "matches" that contains a new list of ...
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Google Earth Coordinates to Google Earth Engine

I am trying to define a polygon in GEE from a set of points I have defined i Google Earth PRO. I have converted the Google Earth given coordinates as follows: [24°27'41.42"N], [36°23'20.51"E]...
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Calculated distance doesn't match Google Earth

I have a google earth route that measures 190.1km in Google Earth. I then pulled down the .kml file, extracted the points and measured them using Vincenty's formula (ellipsoid earth) and got 190.2. ...
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Import JavaScript Google Earth Engine function scripts in a Python API script

I have external scripts in the JavaScript API for the purpose of keeping the functions needed for a mass export of data separate. For example, when I would like to reference these functions in other ...
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Exiting Streetview and resetting tilt and compass in Google Earth

Is there any way to force no tilt and the compass to face north when exiting Streetview in Google Earth? I know I can just press r after leaving Streetview, but I wanted to know if there's a way to ...
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Missing Styles when loading KML file into Openlayers created in Google Earth

I've been trying to display a KML file with Openlayers, which I created with Google Earth. It is a simple polygon with white outline and 50% alpha black filling. In Openlayers it displays as a white, ...
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Google MyMaps doesn't show polygons properly

I have encountered a weird problem. Since I did the map digitizing in QGIS and next exported it to .kml format using MMQGIS plugin I am losing a few shapes in Google MyMaps. Straight after file export,...
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How to alter the presentation of FORMA Raw Output FIRMS in Earth Engine?

I'm attempting to view the FORMA Raw Output FIRMS dataset in Google Earth Engine. The thumbnail for the dataset shows it looking mostly transparent with green areas where the deforestation has occured ...
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Getting last image dates automatically in Google Earth

I want to check whether Google Earth has an up-to-date image (taken in this year) for a given location. I can do it manually by checking the location on Google Earth Pro. However, since I am ...
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Field survey and Google Earth crop points

I am trying to apply machine learning to classify and distinguish crop types in my AOI, using optical satellite images. I don't have access to a pre-classified land use land cover reference map. And ...
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Specify Region for Export Table in Google Earth Engine?

I have a dataset of polygons for the entire planet that I'd like to export into a KML/KMZ file. However, I only need the data for South America. Is is possible to specify which regions to export? This ...
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Google Earth - Force KML polygon on top of image overlay

In google earth: Step 1. Create polygon layer. Step 2. Overlay image file (mine is in jpg format). Step 3. Move polygon layer above and below image file in the "My Places" menu. I cannot ...
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Exporting from Google Earth Engine into Google Earth Pro

I've found a dataset (Link Here) that I would like to export into Google Earth Pro so that I can analyse it alongside other data. Is this possible for me to do? I'm sorry if the question has a simple ...
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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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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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Regions for Google Earth 3D Buildings

I'm trying to find a way of creating regions for 3D models. It seems simple enough but there doesn't appear to be any examples of KML anywhere. The closest I've found is in the Keyhole Markup Language ...
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Global Mapper - How can I export point elevation from file .kmz or kml?

I want to get point elevation from file like pic below? Anyone know about it! Thank you!
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Ground truthing with Google Earth

I need to obtain ground truth data of Google Earth for a certain region for the purpose of constructing confusion matrix. The data should correspond to Landcover classes. My main aim is to construct ...
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“Update Altitude” does not work on TCX Converter

I have downloaded TCX Converter from the official site. Although I update altitude data of points which I created from Google Earth, they can't be displayed on table. Only "ml>" is written on ...
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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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Uploading older Google Earth Historical Imagery into QGIS

There are numerous ways to import Google Earth imagery into the QGIS (e.g. OpenLayer plug-in or XYZ tiles), however the recent-most images are downloaded. Is there any way to import historical imagery?...
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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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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License? [closed]

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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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 Pro IOS app not opening exported kml file

I classified an image in QGIS using the dzetsaka plugin. I then exported it as a GeoTiff with the Rendered image Output mode selected, so that I could see it in Google Earth Pro. Otherwise, the raster ...
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KMZ with orthomosaic shows white squares with red Xs when zooming in Google Earth Pro?

Every time in the morning when I first open my Google Earth Pro, Why does my kmz that has an orthomosaic show white squares with red X's when you zoom in? Here is a screenshot: I tried to clear out ...
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Google Earth And TCX

I’m trying to make a point file with elevations using the tutorials I’ve found on youtube. The conversion seems to work like it should but when I import the points into a CAD program the contours are ...
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Google Maps & OSM overlay rotation in Google Earth

Good evening, I am wondering how to rotate the overlaid map, which comes from i.e. Google Maps or OpenStreetMap and can be displayed in Google Earth via network link. There is a nice server, from ...
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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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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Using TLE data how would I create a KML file to look at a particular spot at a particular time

Let's say I have some TLE data as follows: REDACT 1 13337U 98067A 20087.38052801 -.00000452 00000-0 00000+0 0 9995 2 13337 51.6460 33.2488 0005270 61.9928 83.3154 15.48919755219337 I wish ...
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Earth Engine error with global variables - using to calculate matrix error

After sorting my image using training data, //*********************************************************************** // SEPARATE TEST AND TRAIN SAMPLES //**************************...
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Convert <LookAt> to <Camera>

Is there a way to convert LookAt to Camera element? We want to define drone aerial POI with Google Earth. I can define my views with Snapshot. Problem is this is then defined with a element. I need ...
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Using QGIS to create a GeoTIFF raster of Google Earth import

I've managed to link QGIS3 to Google Earth via XYZ tiles. I would like to convert the Google Earth map shown to a GeoTIFF raster (to save on memory?). I try and export the Google Earth layer to a ...
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Combine KML files with Python

Is there a simple way to combine KML files into one KML file with Python? Nothing complex, I just want to append them to each other. Why I want it to be a script: Some people in our company create ...
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Saving Google Earth Postal Code Layer

In the typical primary database in layers window, under more-> US Govt, there is a Postal Code Boundaries layer. I have been trying to find a way to save this, and ultimately add it to a folder of my ...
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Google satellite xyz tile layer in QGIS has lower resolution than the basemap in Google Earth?

As far as I can tell, the Google satellite imagery loaded as an xyz tile in QGIS is the same image that is used in Google Earth, but at a lower resolution. The lower image below is from QGIS using the ...
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Google Earth Pro: incorrect saving polygons with holes

I have problem with saving polygons in Google Earth Pro (MacOS 10.15.4, v.7.3.2.5776 (64-bit)). For example I made this polygon with holes: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="...
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Remove or disabling an item from Places menu within Google Earth

How can an item from the Places menu be removed or disabled while still displayed on the map? For example: Remove the yellow "Simple placemark" from the Places menu while keeping the yellow pin ...
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Using Google Earth to figure out the coordinate reference system from only lon, lat information

Lately, I've been trying to use lat/long information to plot on QGIS without any good results because I lack the correct EPSG code for the coordinate reference system. This is not the case with Google ...
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GEE JavaScript Expecting FeatureCollection but receiving Feature

I am working on calculating NDVI values for both SEN2 and SEN3 from the same time frame and storing the results on my Google Drive. I have a feature collection called "region" which is an assemble of ...
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Updating the file path for a Google Earth layer

I have exported a lot of our data from ArcMap to Google Earth. Most of our company prefers to use Google Earth for basic searches. The users within the company have downloaded a "Master" Google Earth ...
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Points data to KML retain color

I have styled my point data with circle and red color symbology. Is there any way to retain the points color when saving layer to KML? Currently when saved and open in Google Earth, it only shows as ...

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