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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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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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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: 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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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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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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Remove Cloud Cover with Python Earth Engine API

I am attempting to use google's cloudscore methodology to remove clouds from LANDSAT8 imagery. I am using python to do this. I can get this to work in java from the web code editor, but am unable to ...
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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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Extracting regions from NDVI using range of values in Google Earth Engine

I want to identify locations in an area of interest where the NDVI values are maximum and to achieve that I need to extract regions in NDVI image based on the range of values i.e 0-0.5 classA and 0.51-...
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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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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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Opening a local folder using Google Earth

I have a photo within Google Earth. I would like to be able to click the photo or description to open the folder directory. I believe the href needs to be modified. How can the code be modified to ...
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MS SQL Server's STDistance output differs from Google Earth/Maps straight line distance

I am testing SQL Server STDistance function in the following way: DECLARE @g geography; DECLARE @h geography; SET @g = geography::STGeomFromText('POINT(53.553813 9.99158)', 4326); SET @h = geography:...
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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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Error when export NDVI result to CSV table Google Earth Engine and “collection” is not defined in this scope [closed]

var Akdarya = ee.FeatureCollection("users/xodjayevshovkat/kasbi_nishan_wuas"); //Define a geometry. Map.addLayer(Akdarya); // Make the geometry a feature collection. // Import S2 image collection. ...
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Extracting travel times from Google Maps for a certain time?

I got the idea that it could be interesting to make a regular daily query to the route planning feature of Google Maps to collect statistics about commuting times. For example: ask Google Maps every ...
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Draw a polygon following a centreline in Google Earth

I am trying to draw a buffer of 30km distance around a path I have in google earth. I need this buffer as a polygon as I need to export it to XML for a different purpose. Is there any way to do this ...
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Extracting the dates of Google Earth Pro VHR images using a grid?

I am doing a study on land use change and needed to quantify the bias due to poor coverage of some regions. First I would like to know if this is an issue at all in my case study. I have a ...
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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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Keeping Google Earth Pro always facing North Up?

I'm frustrated to press R or N every time I navigate through the Earth. Any way to make the Earth face always towards the north by default? I'm not talking about the street view tilt. I just want ...
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How can one extract all existing geotagged photos from Google Earth Pro in a specific boundary box?

I would like to extract geotagged photos from Google Earth Pro for a specific site. It can be done manually but it is too time consuming. Is there any way to do that?
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How can I export geotagged photos from Google Earth Pro?

I have a project and I am assessing social media based landscape photographs. How can I download photos as point shapefile and export them from Google Earth Pro to ArcMap?
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Bringing in KML into Google Earth with different Coordinate System

I have a shapefile (in red outline bellow) that has the following attribute: Projected Coordinate System: NAD_1927_StatePlane_Wyoming_East_Central_FIPS_4902 Projection: Transverse_Mercator But when ...
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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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How can I remove all the labels in a KML file but leaving the placemarks

I have around 4000 placemarks on Google Earth and have colored them red or green according to whether they qualify for a particular criterion or not. I have also given names to the placemarks ...
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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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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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Google Earth stopped working on Debian testing

Suddenly GE Pro desktop stopped working on Debian testing laptop. I can launch GE, menus work. I can even search for a place and pop up appears but where a map shall be only black screen is. Also ...
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Making shapefiles converted from .KML appear in QGIS

I have created shapefiles from Google Earth but they do not show in QGIS, whereas in ArcGIS Desktop they do. I have made sure they are at the top of the layers, not transparent and also I have changed ...
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Can you create a polyhedron (and fill it) in Google Earth?

I would like to create a polyhedron (3D polygon) in Google Earth/KML. (For example, a cube defined by 8 points.) Is there a specific way to create a polyhedron? Or you just have to create multiple ...
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Problems viewing ASTER imagery in google earth engine

I am trying to view ASTER imagery for Mount Spurr from 2004 to 2006. I am loading the imagery in a list "listOfImages" and access them for viewing via listOfImages.get(). Despite all images appear in ...
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Using Google Earth KMZ file in Power BI, vector and Earth images combined

I have a Power BI project that contains a KML file from Google Earth (kmz file). I just need the Power BI to show the shape in the same way Google Earth shows it. When I try to put it in Power BI I ...
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How to make parcels easier to click on?

I work in ArcMap and occasionally have to export all of my data to KML for our office employees who only have access to Google Earth Pro. I just updated the parcel information for the entire district ...
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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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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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Draw a Corridor around a road

I want draw a corridor indicating a right-of-way around a road. The right-of-way is 300 ft. i.e. 150 on either side of the centerline of the road. Here I show just lines that I have hand drawn, very ...
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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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Reducing speed of time slider in Google Earth Pro

I use Google Earth Pro (7.3) as desktop application with Windows as OS. I have a kml file that uses <TimeSpan> in order to control different objects that are displayed in a timelpase of 24h. I ...
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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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