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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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How do I name points on a shapefile layer?

I have a shapefile layer with a bunch of points placed on a map. I would like to name each point "R01" "R02" and so on. I know how to give each point a numerical value that I can ...
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How to draw KML LineString with icons at each point

I'm trying to figure out how to draw a line in KML with some sort of indicators at each point in the line. For an overly simplified example, say someone is hiking and they periodically record their ...
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Topographic correction

I am trying to code the topographic correction and I get this error: "Image (Error) Image.constant: Parameter 'value' is required." I have seen a similar script for an entire collection, ...
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How to fix islands being offset from map, boundary comes from KML file uploaded to a site

I'm having a problem where islands (uploaded as part of a KML file) don't match up to the location of the island on the map when I upload them to a particular site (iNaturalist). It affects whether ...
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Loading "tiled" open map with WMTS in Google Earth

How can I load in Google Earth a "tiled" open map with WMTS? I was looking of an Open Source Map with high density contour level curves, and I found this MapServer website (ESRI World Topo ...
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How do I eliminate Grid points that are less than a desired distance from my polygon boundary

I'm performing a sampling study using a systematic sampling grid. I have calculated that I need to establish 71 plots that fall within polygons in the area of interest and I have calculated that the ...
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Adding Google Earth program into ArcGIS Pro [closed]

Is it possible to program Google Earth into ArcGIS Pro somehow as to avoid flipping between screens of ArcGIS Pro and Google Earth back-and-forth?
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KML file polygon rendering weirdly in Google Earth

I'm trying to write KML that displays a polygon with the north point at the north pole, the south point at the south pole, and the east and west points on the equator with 15° longitude separation. I ...
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Google Earth Conversion Misalignment

I'm seeing a small error (~0.5m) in the display of KML in Google Earth and I'm trying to figure out where the error lies. My app can import from, and export to, KML, via the Google Maps API. I import ...
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Export DEM file of specific places and import into VBS3

I want to get a DEM file to load into VBS3. I followed the instruction from the internet that use Google Earth Pro. Here is the link: The instruction that I followed But the DEM file I've gotten from ...
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How can I export to CAD in a way that will align with Google Earth imagery?

I am trying to align GIS layers exported to CAD with GE imagery but am not achieving good results. I am attempting to align a scaled GE aerial image that I've imported into my CAD software with the ...
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How to merge two KML files of different sizes (one is continent scale and other is small catchment) and then convert it to shapefile

I am using geological map of South America (source: https://www2.sgc.gov.co/MGC/Paginas/gmsa_google_earth.aspx) to extract the geological map for a small catchment. Initially I converted the KMZ file ...
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Google Earth in real time

I would like to ask if I can see Earth in real time? And how? Can I see Google Earth few weeks ago?
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How to convert Google Earth polygons CSV to KML

I have converted polygon coordinates from Google Earth (KMZ to CSV) in UTM and now I need to convert that back from CSV to KML. Is there anyway to do that?
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How Google Earth Pro computes the projection of GeoTIFF files

I got an elevation dataset in .asc, I wanted to display it into Google Earth Pro so I made a Python script to convert it into GeoTIFF. To my demise importing all the GeoTIFF at once only displays the ...
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Downloading photos from Google Street View and use then for QGIS Atlas

I am carrying out a remote sensing work (land use mapping of the Dakar metropolitan area based on sentinel2 images classifications). In order to compensate for the absence of a ground campaign and ...
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How can I retrieve relative humidity(%) from 3-Hourly GLDAS Dataset using Google Earth Engine for specific date?

I would like to calculate mean and instantaneous relative humidity for a specific location and date like 2018-08-18 at 10am. This is the script: // Define the region of interest (Adana City Boundary) ...
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Difficulty interpreting bounding volumes from Google 3D Tiles API

I'm trying to create my own 3D globe, similar to Google Earth, by getting the relevant tile data from the Google Tiles API. Using several steps to load the relevant data from Google, I receive a json ...
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Keyboard shortcut for timeslider in GE Pro

Does anyone know how I can use my keyboard shortcuts to focus, access and control the timeslider in Google Earth Pro?
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Looking for Google Map or similar GIS alternative to impose my village map and track my live and land parcel location

I had a non Georeferenced shapefile of a village and then I Georeferenced it with Georeference tool of QGIS 3.32 by properly imposing it above Google Hybrid Base Layer. Then I exported to KML so that ...
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Importing a shapefile to Google Earth fails due to coordinates that are "invalid or outside the allowed interval"

I am trying to load a shapefile into Google Earth, but when I do, I get the message that "some functions were not imported due to coordinates that are invalid or outside the allowed interval"...
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Google Earth Online - Places are not syncing with other devices

I have been uploading KML and KMZ files via google drive to google earth online (I am using the project function). I have been able to get it to work on my Mac. Seems to be working great. I have ...
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How can I extract AGL data from a Foreflight generated KML

I'm wondering how I can extract the actual Above Ground Level data from a foreflight generated KML file. Our pilots fly at 500'-700' AGL levels for work purposes. When I pull the KML into Google Earth ...
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ArcGIS is not coloring when read from KML file

Here is the beginning of my KML file. When I imported this file into ArcGIS Maps SDK, the points are not being colored with given color. It works perfectly okay on Google Earth. How can I address this ...
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Adding polygon over imported TIFF using Google Earth Pro

Google Earth Pro lets me add a polygon just fine when I just have the base image on but when I select an imported TIFF and try to outline a feature with the polygon tool, it only places dots on the ...
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How to find out if three points on Earth are on the same great circle?

I am trying to figure out whether 3 particular points on Earth's surface are on the same arc (of a great circle) or not. Using Google Earth's (also ArcGIS Earth's) line tool, I see that the points are ...
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Calculating highest elevation within drawn circle using Google Earth

I understand that you can obtain an elevation profile for path & line measures, and you can also do this for a circle's circumference. However, is it possible to obtain the highest elevation point ...
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How to run a Google Earth Engine script locally

I am new to Google Earth Engine. I have been using the Google Earth Engine code editor to create and run my scripts. However, this approach doesn't scale. I have a script that gets the precipitation ...
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Converting and Importing Google Earth Layer with KML Styles into GeoServer (SLD Format) - Styling Discrepancy

I am facing a challenge while trying to import a layer from Google Earth into GeoServer. The styles in Google Earth are in KML format, while GeoServer requires SLD format for styling. As a result, the ...
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How do I merge KML files without overlaps or vertices in-between?

I have 3 .KML files and want to merge them to create one large .KML but can't seem to remove the vertices in between. When I merge them directly, they have overlaps and vertices in between them like ...
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Exporting just one feature to KML

I'm trying to export just one polygon from QGIS as a .kml file, so that I can open it in Google Earth Pro without seeing any other layers. Whenever I export it as a .kml file and open it in Google ...
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Polygons area calculation in one shapefile with different zones (ArcMap or Google Earth Pro)

My country is extended to 4 zones so for calculating area I must set data frame properties in ArcMap (projected coordinate system). I have one shapefile with many polygons (about 300 polygons). I add ...
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Continental divide between rivers Danube and Rhine in Germany (watershed vector data) in Google Earth

Is there a line available for Google Earth that is showing the continental divide between the Rhine river and the Danube river? For me, it would be crucial to see where the rainwater is going to go.
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Definitions of the KML folders for the Sentinel 2 data acquisition plans

I'm trying to plan a HABs study and part of that requires pairing in-situ data with sentinel 2A and 2B imagery. I was trying to look at the acquisition plan to get future dates. I downloaded the KML ...
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Reset the style and colors on polygon in Google Earth Pro

I was practicing using the polygon feature in Google Earth Pro following this guide here: https://www.google.com/earth/outreach/learn/annotating-google-earth/#add-polygons-3 But now I want to reset ...
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Transcribing KML without metadata

I use Google Earth KMZs for fiber optic network designs and I need to transfer info over to Excel for ordering purposes. I'm using the Placemark and Path features in GE to correspond to items we order,...
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Python - Write to KMZ format

I have a string created from lxml's etree module in appropriate format for KML. It outputs ok as a KML file and opens in Google Earth ok. Here is the code for storing it: stream_str = io.BytesIO(...
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Google Earth Engine App: adding two select boxes to a panel, second select box to show when user selects from first

I want to create an earth engine app. Inside the app there is a ui.Panel having a ui.select() item. Basically I want that when a user selects from the the select item, a second select item to be shown....
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How protect placemarks created in Google Earth?

I've created placemarks in Google Earth but they are easily moved by accident by clicking somewhere near them. Is there a way to easily protect these from such accidental movement?
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Google Earth Web KML Not Compatible with Desktop?

I would have assumed that a KML file exported from the web version of Google Earth would work in the desktop (Pro) application. Is that not the case, or am I missing something? I created a project on ...
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KML Generated from Text File - Google Earth Interpreting Some Styles as ARGB, others as ABGR

I'm generating KML files from a script, and am attempting to apply color styles. Can't find any documentation of some color styles requiring ARGB (alpha-channel, red, green, blue) format and others ...
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Google Earth elevation: differences between Google Earth Pro and elevation extracted with GPS Visualizer

I've noticed that when using Google Earth Pro I can see ground elevation data even in streams a few meters wide (different elevation values along the embankment and along the creek bed), while when I ...
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Getting GeoJSON data from Google Map lines

Can I get the GeoJSON data from this Subway line on Google Maps?
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ArcPy: ERROR 000584: Implementation of this Tool's Validate is invalid. Failed to execute (LayerToKML)

I am writing a script that takes all shapefiles within a folder, defines a coordinate system for them, then reprojects that coordinate system to WGS84, then finally converts the reprojected layer to ...
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Any way to convert road directions to paths in GEP?

I have been trying to map out directions in GEP between 21 different places that I have imported into GEP as placemarks. I want to be able to create paths and tours between each one of them but its ...
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Switching between Earth and Mars in a single KML file

In Google Earth, I have a folder with multiples subfolders and placemarks, that I would like to export to a single (ideally) kml file. The issue is that some of the placemarks are located on planet ...
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Overlay Street View with GIS layers

I am wondering about the option, which would allow a user to overlay the Street View with various GIS layers produced by the following files: AutoCAD DXF (or even DWG), Shapefile, GeoJson, KML, and so ...
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Find land parcel coordinates in Google Earth

A parcel of land (Lot 1, Blk-52 of the subdivision survey Psd-05-023701, being a portion of Phase 2, Psd-05-022167), situated in Barangay Alawihao, Municipality of Daet, Province of Camarines Norte, ...
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QGIS 3.22 does not display Google Earth after added as a XYZ tile

I am new to QGIS, I need to add Google Earth as an XYZ tile, I did this by clicking it, then hitting new connection then using the Google Earth link, and hitting okay. I then tried to view it but it ...
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Disable "Extend to ground" on import, or for multiple items?

I have imported a large CSV that includes name, lat, long, and altitude. Everything looks pretty decent except that there are a billion lines from each point to the ground causing severe performance ...
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