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Creating Contours Lines from Google Earth Terrain in SketchUp

Creating Contours Lines from Google Earth Terrain in SketchUp

This tutorial looks at the method for creating quick contour lines in SU from imported Google Earth terrain. This feature comes in hand when no topo or survey data is available for a site. Contours can be flattened and exported to Illustrator or CAD for further refinement and integration.

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Now download fully searchable google maps to use them offline

Now download fully searchable google maps to use them offline

Latest update on Android gives users the option to download fully functional google maps of specific regions for offline use. Earlier, users were able to view only an area on a map offline. Now, users can search and navigate between all points of interest included in the region you have downloaded.

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Create contours and DEM using Google Earth and QGIS 2.10

Create contours and DEM using Google Earth and QGIS 2.10

This video demonstrates, step by step, how to create contour and DEM ( Digital Elevation Model) using free tools : Google Earth, TCX Converter and QGIS 2.10. You know that QGIS can generates DEM and contours from a points cloud which contains altitude information. So, we used the Path tool in Google Earth to create the points cloud and we ...

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