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Google Earth is a free program from Google that takes satellite imagery and maps it onto a globe you can spin, zoom into and fly around.

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Dynamic Google Earth Web Link

Can I create a reliable link to the Google Earth web app from either a street address or lat/lon? Ideally with a pin at the desired location. For example, I can get a link to the white house using ...
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Can you use your own GIS shapefiles in Google Data Studio?

I am considering using Google Data Studio as part of an online dashboard, but I need the dashboard to show geographic data against my own customized regional areas. Can I pull in a GIS file such as a ...
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Export area from Google Earth as a KML

I would like to know if there is a way that I can export a .kml file comprised of layers. I have an external layer which outlines plots, parks, roads, house numbers etc overlaid Earth and need to ...
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Google Earth Pro install error

When I try to install Google Earth Pro software, it gives this error message. "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable." How can I fix it?
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Cannot find google earth .kml files in places described in google support

I have looked in c:/users/%username%/appdata but there is no such directory on my computer. Where do I look now?
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Using Google Earth to identify street addresses while zoomed

I've got a panoramic image of a city and I'm trying to identify street addresses of houses in the image. I'm trying to use Google Earth to do this, by first creating a placemark where the image was ...
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Long standing Google Earth path puzzle

I've searched for a solution to this mystery for years. It's perhaps best described with an illustration In that example I want a solid line to trace the path, on an otherwise clear map window. The ...
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I have not opened Google earth, yet Google Earth Pro still installed. Anything that I can do to get it off?

OS running: Windows 10. The Issue: I was playing Portal 2, and I shut off my laptop to go do other things. Then I turned the laptop back on, and saw Google Earth's icon was replaced by "Google ...
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Is Google Earth Pro a real program? It installed itself overnight, without my permission

So I woke up today to new a new icon on my desktop named Google Earth Pro. I certainly didn't download or install it myself. I have had the regular Google earth installed for some time now but didn't ...
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Anyone had success installing GE V7 orV6 on Artful Ubuntu 17.10?

Ubuntu 17.10 just underwent an upgrade and erased Google-earth-stable_current_amd64. None of the available installs, either .deb, synaptic, or repository will activate and run this app. Has anyone ...
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Google Earth crashes with R6025 VC++ Run time Error

I have Windows 7 64 bit and Google Earth 6.2.2. Off lately Google Earth randomly crashes with VC++ Run Time Error R6025 (Message - R6025 Pure Virtual Function Call) Searching the internet does not ...
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How to coolaborate work in LAN network with google earth?

We have two computers connected in LAN network and we would like to work in the same task with google earth, so we want every changing saved synchronically, such as paths or shapefiles etc... How to ...
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How to make Google Earth circular sector for certain radius and bearing

I would like to make a polygon (circular sector) with a certain angle and radius from a bunch of latitudes/longitudes. semicircle using geodesic points between 2 latitudes and longitudes
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Where are Google Earth files on Windows 10?

The following information is irrelevant: https://support.google.com/earth/answer/166438?hl=en I.e. I don't have "C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Data\Google\GoogleEarth" location.
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How to enable National Geographic images (Megaflyover) in Google Earth?

In Google maps there are overlay photos shot from plane (Megaflyover project). There are various instructions how to watch this, like http://googlesightseeing.com/2007/03/national-geographic-african-...
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Stopping Google Earth from changing its imagery when zooming in

I'm trying to zoom in on an area where it looks okay zoomed out, but is covered in imagery from winter when zoomed in. Only zoomed in where I need to be can I not tell the difference between a lake ...
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How to install Google Earth on Debian Stretch?

after downloading from google the deb file I try: dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb but it complains that lsb-core is missing. So I need that package, "which is a virtual package and is ...
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How to fix Google Earth horizon tilt?

How to fix Google Earth horizon tilt? I mean, how to drag mouse or what to press, to fix it?
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How to Export/Extract any 3D model from Google Earth or Google Earth Pro?

Hello im a french student so excuse my use of english. I would like to know if there is a way to export any 3D models from Google Earth except the ones that are available on the 3D Warehouse. I've ...
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Google earth does not run on Windows 10

Google Earth does not run on Windows 10 systems with NVidia GeForce graphic cards. A message appears that it has to be terminated, and asks whether to send a report. My system is a Intel Core i7 ...
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Google Earth .kmz files are opened with Adobe Photoshop on OSx Mavericks

I frequently get GE placemarks as email attachments. Whenever I click on a Google Earth .kmz placemark my Adobe Photoshop CC launches. I can't find anyplace in PS preferences to block auto launching. ...
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Install Google Earth on Linux Fedora (rpm)

I'm trying to install Google Earth: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ uname -a Linux wcmisdlin02.uftmasterad....
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How to find your current location on Google Earth

I have a Dell tablet with GPS that I'm trying to use Google Earth on. Is there a way to have it show your current location such that I can see myself move around on the map real time?
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How do I disable auto maximize?

I use multiple monitors with multiple applications open simultaneously. I'm having this problem with only one application window (in Google Earth). When I turn maximize off on that window, and then ...
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Can't install Google Earth plugin in Chrome on OSX

This is weird. A few months ago I had the plugin running just fine in Chrome. Now it's not showing up (OSX 10.9.5, Chrome Version 40.0.2214.111 (64-bit)). When I go to http://www.google.com/intl/en/...
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Can a script open a GUI application, execute several “clicks” and navigate to a particular screen? [closed]

To put it simply, I need to know if a script can take a variable ,ex Variable A, from a Google Earth placemark (HTML table) open an application GUI (that's tied to a database), "click" through a few ...
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How to configure Google Eearth to show latest imagery?

Each time I use Google Earth and I want to see for instance New York City the program shows images from 2011, but those aren't the latest images because I can click the Historical Images Button to ...
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Google Maps Darkened Areas

Does anybody know why or how areas on Google Earth become "darkened"? This is not in reference to deliberate places on the maps that are obfuscated by a government agency's request. For instance, in ...
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Will I be able to import my Google Earth site files to a Surface 2 running Windows 8.1 RT

The guys at the Microsoft store have assured me that I will be able to transfer my Google Earth .kmz files successfully. But I have seen posts online that say you can't import to Windows RT only to ...
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Google Earth on Fedora

I have downloaded Google Earth 7.1.2, and I am trying to install it on Fedora 19. The error I am getting is: Transaction check error: file /usr/bin from install of google-earth-stable-7.1.2.2041-0....
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Is there a way to get Google Earth to run on Windows 8.1 preview?

I installed Google Earth on my Windows 8.1 preview laptop and it just hangs or crashes at the startup. Running the Windows troubleshooter says it is incompatible with Windows 8.1. I've also tried ...
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Import Google Earth coordinates with elevation and altitude?

I'm trying to do an isometric vector image of buildings in Cardiff city, similar to this image: Google Earth's 3D cities feature seems to be helping me greatly, as I can screenshot an 'isometric' ...
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How to force Google Earth to open pictures with Firefox or default browser?

Is there a way to force Google Earth latest version (7.1.1) to open pictures and Wikipedia articles on directly Firefox or a default browser, instead of using its own GUI? Thank you.
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How to migrate Google Earth “My Places” to a new computer in Windows 7

Am using Windows 7, latest Google Earth (7.1.1.1580 as of today). I am migrating to a new computer. I have copied over the following directories: C:\Users\MYUSERNAME\AppData\LocalLow\Google\...
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How to show US states but not other countries' provinces

I can check/uncheck Layers -> Border and Labels -> Borders -> 1st Level Admin Borders (States/Provinces) (Names too): If checked, I see US states (California, etc.) which I want to see. But,...
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Viewing Google Earth Engine gallery datasets in standalone Google Earth client

Google Earth Engine contains a number of interesting datasets in the Featured gallery: We have precomputed a number of interesting datasets using the Earth Engine platform, below. Click on each to ...
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Google Earth Font/Icons Oversized

Google Earth fonts and icons appear oversized. Here is a screenshot: What I've tried so far without success: Adjusted font and font size in Google Earth Preferences Removed Google Earth including ...
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3D models slow to load, missing textures

The 3D models in Google Earth 7.0.1.8244 are slow to load (1-3 minutes) and once they do are missing textures. The only models that look fine are the trees. Based on the tips in this three year old ...
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How to transfer Google Earth route to Google Maps?

I have a GPX route, I imported it into Google Earth. Everything is fine, so I saved it as KMZ file. Then just for check, I imported KMZ back into Google Earth. No problem. The thing is, I would like ...
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Can I directly access 45-degree imagery in Google Earth?

Is there a way to view the 45° imagery, which google-maps provides at high-zoom levels, directly within Google-Earth?
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How to “Play Tour” directions in Google Earth?

How do a play directions as a tour in Google Earth? Bonus Chatter From Google Earth help: Touring and saving directions Once you have a route displayed in the 3D viewer, you can use the tour ...
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How to save Google Earth data for offline viewing [duplicate]

I need is to save an area of 300X300 Kilometers for offline viewing. When I disconnect the internet connection and open GE, the images don't load... I know that there is an option for this on mobile, ...
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Worldwide Reference System

Is there a way to click on a location in Google Earth and have it identify the Worldwide Reference System (WRS) 2 path and row associated with Landsat imagery? I have been attempting without success ...
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Panormaio images loading very slow in Google Earth

When I try to open a Panoramio image in Google Earth it takes about 20 seconds to load. Any idea why this could happen?
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Can't open photos in Google-earth

I have encountered this issue on both different PCs recently. When I click on Panoramio photos in Google-earth, only blank pop-up appears, as in the screenshot below: I have already tried the ...
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Compute Sunlight or Shade

I have a 3D building (Google SketchUp, displayed in Google Earth (or Maps)). Google earth has a feature to "show sunlight across a landscape". How do I show the building's shadow throughout the day? ...
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Google Maps: Where to upload the 3d models and the kml objects so everyone could see the 3D Objects?

I'm trying to add a 3d object to Google Earth. I'm making the model in Google SketchUp and the KML file but I don't know where to upload the file so that everyone who use google maps could see the ...
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The Google Earth plugin refuses to load on Mac OS X 10.6.8

I can't quite believe that there isn't a solution to this available on the web - there seem a lot of people having the problem but no solutions I could find. The site http://www.google.com/earth/...
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How to Create a New Planet In Google Earth

I'm creating my own fictional world for a project of mine, and I want to use Google Earth to map the planet. So, how do I create a new planet in Google Earth? Edit: this is possible in Google Earth ...
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Google earth with and without a proxy

I'm using google earth on a Linux. I need to go through a proxy to get to the internet so I start google-earth like this export http_proxy=http://myproxy google-earth And it works fine. However, I ...