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Uses and curiosities in Google Earth and Google Maps

How to insert local images into Google Earth

Answering some questions that come to me, I take the opportunity to leave the result for public use. Some time ago I had talked about how you can insert images linked to a Google Earth point, although using web addresses. In this case I want to show it using a local path: Assuming the file is in position C: /Users/Usuario/Downloads/woopra_ios.png, then ...

Google Street View trivia

9 Eyes is a site that has collected curiosity images from Google Earth, specifically street views (Street View). Should take some time to be looking for things like these, but go that some call attention. Generally the topics of interest of these guys is animals in front of the camera, girls ...

Kmzmaps, colorful Google Earth maps

Kmzmaps is a company dedicated to elaborate cartographic products and for some time, the orientation that has given to your work by generating maps that can be visualized in Google Earth with a pretty eye-catching attraction that could give an added value to the use of Google Earth in Geography classes ...

Open multiple kml files in Google Maps

A few days ago I talked about how to open a kml file in Google Maps, knowing its route where it is hosted. Now let's see what would happen if we want to show several at the same time. 1 The kml route In this case, I'm going to do it by showing information from the Regional Urban Information Center (CIUR) as an example, in passing ...

Georeferencing a CAD file

Although it is a subject for many basic, it often appears in the distribution lists and Google queries. It is not for less, the computer-aided design takes a long time under a focus of Engineering, Architecture and Construction while the geospatial issue has had a relationship more oriented to the ...

UTM coordinates in google maps

Google is perhaps a tool with which we live almost weekly, for not thinking that every day. Although the application is widely used to navigate and navigate through addresses, it is not so easy to visualize coordinates of a specific point, nor in geographic format, much less UTM coordinates in google maps. This article, apart from teaching you ...

Stitchmaps, Common Problems

Stitchmaps was one of the best applications that were made to create orthophotos from mosaics captured from Google Earth, of how it works and I spoke a long time ago. Who did the process before, on foot, downloading Google screenshots and then joining them with PhotoShop or Bentley Descartes, we know that Stitchmaps does much more than that. ...

Urban sprawl, 2011 theme

The demographic issue will be fashionable this year - and the following ones - because there is not much to do to tackle solutions in a global way. This year's focus for National Geographics is precisely the world population on the eve of adjusting the 7 billion. The January edition is a classic collection. He…