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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Input KMZ files into leaflet map

Is it possible to input a zipped .kml file (.kmz) int Leaflet? I was trying the code: fetch('Cov.kmz') .then( res => res.text() ) .then( kmltext => { // Create new kml ...
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gdal_translate GeoTIFF to KMZ results in transparent image

I know this has been asked before but I have tried just about every post I've found and nothing seems to work. I have a GeoTIFF where areas outside the dataset have been set to nodata When I open the ...
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TIFF to KMZ passing altitude data

I am currently trying to create a KMZ from a GeoTIFF by using gdal_translate. This Works fine and I am accomplishing this by using by using this command gdal_translate.exe -of KMLSUPEROVERLAY c:\in....
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Read contents of KML file into CSV format using Python (BeautifulSoup)

I have a KML file called Layers.KML which has multiple sub folders - Tree_Heights_Elevations, 20190516 - Chain Link Fence, 20190516 - Clearing Limits, 2016-0516 - Solar Array . ...
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Create kmz with coordinates from images and thumbnails for symbols

I have about 110 geotagged images and am looking for an effective way to create a .kmz which contains for each image a point based on its geotag and uses a thumbnail of the picture as symbol. Clicking ...
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Need a specific field in FME KMZ to shapefile conversion

I am converting a KMZ to shapefile and need to see a field called "Type Name", but it is not in any of the shapefiles' attribute tables. I have every name exposed in Format Attributes in the Reader ...
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How can I convert KMZ file to JSON?

I'm writing a ArcGIS JS project, in which user will upload KMZ which will be displayed on map, since ArcGIS doesn't have a magic trick to do it, I want to convert KMZ to JSON (or KML) and then display ...
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Global Mapper (improving KMZ quality):“raster_export-KMZ” batch script creates a poor quality .kmz compared to the “raster export - KMZ” manual comm

I'm sure it's something I'm missing... In Global Mapper (GM) I've got my workspace loaded.. and I run a script that does nothing more than "EXPORT_RASTER" to KMZ. The orgin rasters loaded in GM will ...
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KMZ import does not create columns in attribute table

I would like to import a KMZ file with data on basin internal evaporation recycling into QGIS. However when I import the KMZ file into QGIS, the relevant data (Bier-jan, BIER-feb, ...) is not added ...
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Creating shapefile with features in GISPro?

We cannot figure out how to create a shapefile that contains the features seen within the app GISPro (by Garafa) on an iPad. I have been able to export a shapefile, but there are no features attached ...
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Reading TIFF layer from KML in ArcGIS or R [closed]

I would extract a TIFF layer from a KML file for raster analysis. The data are available here (see link below interactive map). I have unzipped the KMZ to KML. I have followed some previous Q&...
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Creating KMZ/KML files with NetworkLink and Regions in Java?

I have already made KML/KMZ files using org.geotools in Java (see below). But now we have got so large files that I need to cut them into regions and use networkLinks. This is mentioned in https://...
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Extracting information from KML files in R, beyond coordinates and date/time

I have GPS-telemetry data from animal movement monitoring that records, besides Longitude-Latitude coordinates and date/time, other information (GPS HDOP, elevation and other important stuff). I can ...
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Properly compressing KML file in Linux OS

I am trying to compress a KML file using gzip on a Linux system gzip -cvf somefile.kml > somefile.kmz When I go to try and verify the new KMZ file in Google Earth, I receive the following error: ...
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How to perform reverse geocoding to custom area on the map?

I know there are services that perform reverse geocoding, given a pair of lat-long and return an approximate address, city, etc. The problem I have is that given a lat-long, I want to return the ...
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Transfer Markers from MyMaps to QGIS

I've georeferenced a list of adresses on Google My Maps, I'd like to transfer them to QGIS so I can create a better map with them. When I export a KML or KMZ file from My Maps and open it on QGIS, I ...
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Selected location extract data into single KMZ file or Single zip file in ArcGISServer - Python Tool GP Service

I am trying to write the GP tool (Python script), To extract the data for selected location into KMZ file, Please check below code it's executing successfully but written the incorrect zip file ...
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GeoTIFF to KMZ using gdal_translate produce imagery with bad colors

I have a TIFF file which is georeferenced in UTM coordinates. So as a first step, I convert the UTM TIFF into a WGS84 TIFF using gdalwarp. On the next step, I used gdal_translate to convert a TIFF ...
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Projecting map from overlay and tile for server?

I am not from the geographic field and am having issues finding the correct words to feed google, or this really hasn't been asked before. Simply put: I have a map in a bunch of KMZ files. I want ...
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Opening Google Earth kmz files in QGIS?

I've build an image overlay in Google Earth, but I want to add some other layers via QGIS. In QGIS 2.18.15 on Windows 10, the kmz files just open by adding a raster layer. But...they're clearly wrong. ...
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Merge different KMZ layers to a unique KMZ file, a bash script

I have different .kmz files, each one contains a .png and a .kml, let's say: a.kmz, b.kmz, c.kmz. I would like to use a bash script to obtain a unique .kmz file, let's say d.kmz, that contains all the ...
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KML: Making all points on a polygon relative to ground by same amount?

I need to generate large polygons that are all on the same plane but are all some relative distance from the ground. I need to do this without knowing what the absolute altitude is. So imagine I am ...
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KMZ into geotiff / gdal_translate

I have a kmz file which I would like to convert to geotiff. Unfortunately, gdal cannot handle kmz files from the rack. Obviously, there seems to be a driver available on: https://www.gdal.org/...
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I have a very big KML file, I want to remove all the placemarks from it

I want to remove all the Placemarks that has a name, and keep the lines which is between , as the performance of the file is awful I've tried to do it using Notepad++ Replace function using the below ...
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Converting map to KML/KMZ format and opening it on Google Earth?

How can I convert this map to KML/KMZ format and open it on Google Earth?
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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 app KMZ overlay hidden by 3D tees and buildings

I've got a KMZ layer with an overlay layer in the <groundoverlay> tag. I've got 3d buildings and trees in the overlay area, and they hide the overlay. In Google Earth app it is not possible to ...
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Converting a layer to .kmz not working

I'm trying to convert a layer to a .kmz file, and ArcMap says it works. It even shows up in my file directory(image attached) However, this file isn't actually in the folder it's supposed to be in. I'...
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Convert KML to shapefile by ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying my hand at ModelBuilder today. This is a simple task; I wish to accomplish this to: Make this task more autonomous Hone my ModelBuilder Skills. All I'm trying to do is create a simple ...
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Splitting KMZ file into two files using QGIS?

I have a KMZ file that contains about 10,500 features. - My mapping application only allows 10,000 (a google api limit) - So how do I split the KMZ file into two files? - Example, file_A = 5,000 and ...
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Are licensed file geodatabase restrictions/permissions inherited when converting in ArcMap?

If I create a licensed file geodatabase and I convert a feature class within in it as KMZ/KML file through the conversion tool, will it inherit the restrictions that I created within the licensed ...
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Protecting KML/KMZ files created in ArcMap from being copied?

Is there a way to lock/protect a kml/kmz file that is created in ArcMap from being copied in Google Earth and/or geoprocessed in ArcMap when you want to give to third parties?
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Can a GE user download search results in KML?

I want to find all the grocery stores in a city on Google Earth and then download the search results as a single KML/KMZ point file. If it is possible, HOWTO isn't obvious. Other options?
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How can we convert a .tif with .tfw .htm into a raster KML/KMZ file to open in google earth?

How can we convert a .tif with .tfw .htm into a raster KML/KMZ file to open in google earth? I have a .tif file along with a .tfw and .htm files. I wanted to open it in Google Earth. Converting the ....
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Ensuring that polygons rather than multipatch features are created by ArcGIS KML To Layer tool?

Today I received a 10m reference grid as part of a KMZ file and when I converted it to a file geodatabase feature class using the KML To Layer tool from ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 the features created had a ...
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add XY to vector layer using QGIS

I added KMZ data (points) in QGIS using 'add vector layer'. Points shows up at the right location. However, when I use Vector-GeometryTools-Export/AddGeometryColumns, it shows error and doesn't add ...
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Convert all .lyr in an .mxd into kmz using arcpy

I wrote a simple script supposed to convert all layers in a mxd into kmz and it doesn't work. Kmz are being created but they're not what they should be. import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = ...
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Convert Shp to KMZ displaying labels using arcpy?

I've written a script that converts all shapefiles contained in a folder into lyr and then kmz. import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "path" arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True allfeatures = arcpy....
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Importing kmz/kml into QGIS as raster

I have a .kmz file that I can't load properly into QGIS. I already rename the file as .zip and look into the files inside. I found the .kml text file and an other folder with a .png image (the one ...
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KMZ with local image reference not working in Google Earth web viewer

I'm developing an iOS geospatial application that can export to KMZ. Geotagged photos are bundled along side the KML into a zipped KMZ. Here is a snipped of the placemarks description tag: <![...
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Query data within KML

Bing Maps v8 will not load multiple or complex KML files and allow me to query data within these shapes. Is there a work around for this?
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How to convert KMZ geometry collection to SHP [duplicate]

I try to open and convert to shape a KMZ with Qgis, but impossible ! When I open it, I have this : I select "Vigne" with 35 entities then OK. But there isn't entity displayed. In layer panel I have ...
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Earthquake intensity overlay in ArcMap [closed]

I downloaded an earthquake shake map for USGS with KMZ file. It is appears in Google Earth as below. I would like to use this intensity in ArcMap. How can I do this?
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Batch conversion of polygonz into polygon in QGIS?

I have a bunch of kmz files which I need to merge into one so I can convert it into one polygon shapefile using QGIS. The problem is that I have some kmz that are polygon, and some that are polygonz ...
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Exporting multiple shapefiles (mixed geometry types) into one KML?

Is there a way, using open source software, to export multiple shapefiles of mixed geometry types, and different attributes, into one KMZ/KML file? Something similar to from ArcMap "Map to KML", but ...
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Bulk KML from shapefile convertion with modelbuilder

I am trying to batch export kml from shapefiles that are all in WGS84. For this I have created a simple model in model builder to iterate through all feature classes in a directory, make a feature ...
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Converting KMZ file with png images to shapefile?

I have a KMZ file with data cell phone antenna coverage. I try to convert with tool kml to layer but it converts only points. That information with coverage disappeared. I tried to use ET but it also ...
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Converting KMZ to SHP using QGIS?

I have several KMZ files that i want to import into QGIS, when i import any one it contains many features with different geometries and i only need the points one the problem is when i try to merge ...
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Arcpy export shp to kmz with transparency

I'm trying to export massive shp to kmz aplying simbology. The code without transparency works good: import arcpy, os workspace = r'C:\\folder\\of\\the\\workspace\\' ...
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Extract a polygonal area from TIFF Image

I have a TIFF image (actually a satellite image) which is consisting of 5 channels (R G B IR NIR) for a specific region and I have a KMZ file which defines a polygon within that specific region. I ...