…So far, everything I’ve shown you is based on point data.…But what do you do if you want to include lines and polygons?…The process involves the use of Google Earth.…In a moment, we’ll use Google Earth and…we’ll be working in the world of KML which is Keyhole Markup Language.…First, what we'll do is take the map you have here and we'll export it as a KML.…Then, we'll import it to Google Earth.…We'll sketch up some lines and polygons, and…bring all of that work back together in Fusion Tables to visualize our map.…
So here we are in Google Drive.…So how do we actually export this to a KML and what options are available?…Well, it's very easy.…To export a KML, you choose File and Download.…Notice here we have a couple of options.…First, the contents.…We have the choice of exporting all of our Fusion Table rows or…we can filter out some of the results.…Also, we have format options of CSV which is a comma delimited file and…two options for KMLs.…
We have the standard KML and then we also have the KML network link.…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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