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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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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excluding KMZ layer in ogr2ogr PostGIS import

I'm trying to script the import of a KMZ file into my PostGIS 2.2.1 enabled PostgreSQL 9.5.1 database and am running into a problem where it's not importing all of the (several dozen) layers. I think ...
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Get KML region info from address and kmz

I know nothing about GIS so I could be using the wrong words here. I've got a KMZ file which shows the congressional districts of the US. I want to be able to enter a street address, and then get ...
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Converting GeoTIFF into KMZ image using GDAL_translate returns empty, all black image

GDAL I have installed gdal in the following way: conda create -c conda-forge -n mygdalenv gdal python=3.6 on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Input GeoTIFF I have a GeoTiff image. The result of gdalinfo input....
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How to convert .OBJ 3D Mesh Georeferenced file generated from OpenDroneMap to .kmz format for Cesium?

I have Open Drone Map Output of a 3D Mesh Object file in .obj extension. I want to convert it into .kmz format to put it into Cesium Ion. How can I convert the files in the picture to a .kmz format ...
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Get Z value into attribute table from KMZ

I have extracted GPS data from photos using geosetter, so that I can then import them into ArcGIS Pro as a shapefile. This I can do but when I try to write the XYZ coordinates to the attribute table ...
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Viewing route in GPX format together with POIs in KMZ format?

I've got a route for an ultra endurance cycling event (1000 miles unsupported) as well as a KMZ file with all of the churches in the country (Denmark). Churches are of great help since they have ...
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Using 3D KML (Line Based) in QGIS

I'll prefix this with stating that my abilities in GIS are lackluster and I'm still learning, it is also my first time doing any 3D work in QGIS. I have a KMZ file that contains Z Values (Created in ...
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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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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 ...