Questions tagged [kmz]

KMZ is the compressed (zipped) file format of a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file. Related files (images, styles etc) may be included inside the compressed file.

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How to select a feature from kmz file using ogr2ogr

Below is the sample data I have succesfully able to import geometry of this into db, but I want Detection time field to be imported as well. "features": [{ "type": &...
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Can QGIS do what I need it to do with this KMZ file?

I have been using a KMZ file that has every county in the state of Texas throughout the state's history. I can choose a date on a timeline and see the county boundaries as they were set on that date. ...
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QGIS Converting USGS GeoTIFF to Garmin CPE

I'm totally new to QGIS. I'm trying to use a USGS GeoTIFF and convert it to a KMZ via the Garmin plugin. I can load the GeoTIFF as a raster file and view it. When I run the Garmin plugin I get an ...
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Problem Importing KML QGIS

I'm pretty new at QGis. Whenever I try to import KML into QGIS, I do not see any of the points I imported. Somedays ago I could. I don't understand what's happening and the reason about this.
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Combining KMZ files keeps layers separate

Seeing as the My Maps app is no longer supported (from what I've read) I am trying to make an interactive map on Google My Maps just through an internet browser. The problem I'm having is that Google ...
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Split KML Polygon in two polygons

I have a country borderline KML polygon (one polygon), I would like to split in in two regions (two polygons). Let's say, we have Germany borders in KML, and I would like to split it in East and West ...
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Generating multi colour raster from KML file using gdal_rasterize

My goal: I am trying to show multiple large KML files (each file > 15 MB) on Google Maps via Google Maps Javascript API. Google Maps doesn't allow large (>10MB) KML files, so I took different ...
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Maximum KML file size to be allowed to convert to GeoJSON using Python kml2geojson library

I tried converting KML to GeoJSON using the kml2geojson Python library, and it works with less sized files like 10MB, 15MB,.. but it is not working with 45MB KML files.. import kml2geojson kml2geojson....
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Saving shapefile as one file retaining symbology

I have used Python inside QGIS 3.24 to create many contour maps from data. The contour maps are in the format shp, and I saved the graduated symbology as a qml file with the same name as the shapefile ...
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Trying to achieve desired output of KML in R as seen in GIS software. Not sure what the problem is

library(sf) library(tidyverse) library(maps) world_map_data <- ne_countries(scale = "medium", returnclass = "sf") state_map_data <- map('state', fill = TRUE, plot = FALSE) %&...
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Viewing KML/KMZ file within web browser

We work with people that need to view large KML files, but they cannot install Google Earth or any other desktop software. We have tried using earth.google.com, but it does not handle all of the ...
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KMZ Polygon not lining up over ArcGIS Pro Basemap

I have a KMZ file that contains one Polygon drawn around an airport's runway. I used Google Earth to draw the Polygon and the polygon lines up around the runway (see image below). But when I tried to ...
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Accessing QGIS attribute table description details

I have opened a set of .kmz files in QGIS. When I inspect attributes related to specific details from the map space I can see the metadata is there (material, date, diameter etc...). However, when I ...
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KMZ file with image overlay - how to show on a website with Google Maps

I have this image that contains map of an area, housing society to be exact, and I have successfully overlay it on Google Earth, my computer on anywhere else offline. Then I saved this place as a .kmz ...
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gdal_translate of KMLSUPEROVERLAY issues making nodata transparent

I'm trying to use gdal to make a superoverlay KML / KMZ from a single band .tif (GTiff / GeoTIFF) which I created in ArcGIS. I want the nodata region to be transparent, but it has been showing up as ...
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QGIS Export multiple layers to KMZ format without loosing styling properties

I have several separate layers with various styling. I would like to export them in the KMZ format but as one file. A similar problem was raised here: Exporting multiple shapefile layers from QGIS3 to ...
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Download online a public WMS layer as a Google Earth KML/KMZ that works without connection?

Are there any website online-converters to upload a WMS layer URL and convert it on a KMZ/KML file that works without internet connection? I am working with a specific WMS layers loading them to ...
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Attributes disappears from KMZ-file when imported in QGIS

I have a KMZ-file with polygons that I want to edit in QGIS. When I open it in Google Earth it has some attributes, when I open it in QGIS the attributes disappears or look different. How do I get the ...
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Merging layers of certain geometry type only in QGIS

I have nearly a thousand layers of geospatial data consisting only of Point layers and Line Layers and I just want to make it so that I only have one layer for each type. Is there a way to filter to ...
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Adding squares to a map in QGIS 3.16.8

I have been learning to use QGIS for the last three days. I am graduating from importing shapefiles into Google Earth and I am now at the point where I need to go to the next level. I am in the oil ...
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Uploading KMZ to ArcGIS Portal via ArcGIS Pro

I have several large KMZ files (Which are of aerial imagery). I have added them into ArcGIS Pro and wanting to publish them to ArcGIS Portal. However, due to the size of the files it takes forever. ...
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Exporting multiple GeoPandas GeoDataFrames to one KMZ file

I have two GeoPandas GeoDataFrames, and I want to export them to a KMZ file with a nested folder structure. Below is a stand-alone code to create the GeoDataFrames, and a screenshot of how I would ...
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Control color code converting from SHP to KML in ArcPy

I am converting an SHP to KML using ArcPy. How can I control the color display in the output KML? For example, if my polyline SHP has a field called "Category" and my two options are "A&...
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How to control naming of the nested parts of the KML using ArcPy LayerToKML

Using the ArcPy Layer To KML (Conversion) tool, how can I control the naming of the nesting in the KMZ structure? My code gives me this: I don't know why it chose the field that has the name "...
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Converting a drone orthophoto saved as KMZ to TIFF in QGIS

Dragging a drone-obtained orthomosaic image saved as a KMZ file (167mb) into QGIS results in the image being very poor resolution. But when KMZ file is loaded into Google Earth, it's very high ...
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Download/Use a layer from Google Maps or Google Earth Pro

Is there a way to download trails that are shown on Google Maps, or export a KMZ from Google Earth? I'd like to import these into ArcGIS Desktop. Roads, boundaries, water bodies, etc. all have check ...
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Google Earth KMZ file converter to GeoTIFF

Any easy KMZ to GeoTIFF converters? Mygeodata converter works perfect but its limited to 3 files per month. I also can use QGIS to convert from KMZ to TIFF, it just takes a few extra steps. Does ...
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KMZ file in wrong coordinate system and won't transfer into correct one

I'm using a pyroclastic flow simulation model (Titan2D Mass Flow Simulation GUI) that uses UTM WGS 1984 and from what I can tell, the coordinates that I'm inputting are all correct. When I view the ...
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Opening KMZ files using QGIS

I am using the KML tools pluggin to import kmz files but I get: "Failed to open file Failed to open file Execution failed after 0.01 seconds" What could be causing this error?
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How to name a lot of point of a KML file?

I have a KML file with 5400 points with no name. I would like to name each point. My idea was to convert this KML file to CSV to rename quickly them and to convert back this CSV to KML, but I don't ...
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Seeking website to share map via link including KML\KMZ overlays (which include images)

I wanted to overlay historic maps onto current maps\satellite imagery to share with others. I overlaid them in the desktop version of Google Earth, and exported the layers as KMZ, but Google's MyMaps ...
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Opening KMZ file from SNAP file in QGIS

I am struggling with this issue in QGIS. I have a KMZ file contain three files (exported from SNAP). legend.png overlay.kml overlay.png I tried to open the KMZ and it doesn't work. I tried to open ...
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How do I load a Segp1 file into QGIS?

Previously I loaded segp1 files into google earth using a earthpoints program, and then I loaded the google earth kmz file into QGIS project, I want to find a better way? I think there is a GDAL ...
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Why can't I add more vector layers without QGIS freezing up on me?

I've been working on a project for a quite a while, I've loaded many vector layers, including several hundred short line segments that are kmz files, as well as topo lines, lake and glacier polygons, ...
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Converting WFS (from ArcGIS Server) to KMZ or SHP

I'm trying to create a way users can select features from our WFS that's running on ArcGIS Server and have it convert them in KMZ or shapefile. We will be using WebApp builder. I'm pretty comfortable ...
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Cannot get ArcGIS Server to provide an offline KMZ

I have been trying to find a way to get ArcGIS Server to provide me with a KMZ file that has all the data and symbolization information contained within it (no network links). This way the KMZ can be ...
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Leaflet kmz stops loading other kmz files if gets XHR 404 while fetching remote file in any one of kmz's

Referring to https://github.com/Raruto/leaflet-kmz Here is my leafllet kmz code: <script> var map = L.map('map', { preferCanvas: true // recommended when loading large layers. }); map....
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Python Script to convert multiple KMZs to single GDB

I am trying to extract all KMZ and kml files from a folder but it's giving me an error. File does exist in that folder. for kmz in arcpy.ListFiles('*.km*'): print ("CONVERTING: "...
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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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While importing KML/KMZ rasters only colourful rectangles appear, although in right places

I'm trying to load KMZ rasters (file here) from Google Earth, but they are imported as mono-colour rectangles. They are in the right places though. Global Mapper is suggested as a solution elsewhere (...
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Showing images linked with corresponding KMZ in QGIS

I have the master KMZ with the images that are linked to its corresponding placemarks, I can see the images of KMZ in Google Earth, but while loading in QGIS, I can't see the images. So, how can I see ...
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Reading nested .kmz files

I'm trying to read a folder containing ~80,000 .kmz files of vector data using sf::st_read. The top-level folder contains a single large .kml file that I expect ties all of the other folders/data ...
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Using gdalwarp and gdal_translate to create a KMLSUPEROVERLAY with a trasparent background from a GeoTIFF

I attempting to create a KMZ file with an image overlay that has a transparent background. I'm using a GeoTIFF exported from the CoastWatch Utility Link to TIFF file:https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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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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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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Combining line segments into single line in Google Earth Pro

In Google Earth Pro I have a KMZ for a single route, but its segmented into many line segments. I need to be able to export this KMZ as a single feature - one line for the whole route. Am I able to ...
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How to convert FEMA flood map (FEMA NFHL v3.2 kmz) to GeoJSON

TLDR: Using Python, how can I convert a kmz file to GeoJSON? It appears that the kmz file makes web service calls. Details: I downloaded the FEMA_NFHL_v3.2.kmz file from FEMA here: https://hazards....
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Converting .kmz to .shp in arcpy

How does one convert a .kmz or .kml to a shapefile using arcpy? tried the KMZ to Layer but it outputs a .lyr and a .gdb containing one feature class. I need a shapefile, or a way to convert the ...
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How to import a KMZ file and load data into correct columns in QGIS

I have downloaded building heights attribute data from Ordnance Survey Mastermap. The format of the file is KMZ. After importing into QGIS, the data I need was displayed in one column named as "...
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Extracting/processing raster information from .lyr or .kmz file

I have a raster which is stored as a .lyr file, which I got from the following source: http://forestrymaps.alaska.gov/arcgis/rest/services/Rasters/AK30mSlope/MapServer When I open it in ArcMap I ...
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