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Building Maker is a great tool, but only available in a limited set of areas. However, you can download Google SketchUp to make any 3D models, including buildings for Google Earth. You'll need to upload geo-located models to the 3D Warehouse for review and publishing. See the geo-modeling section of SketchUp's Help Center.


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You may want to check out: Google's Building Maker: Create 3D buildings online Building Maker is a 3D modeling tool for adding buildings to Google Earth. It's fun to use, and an easy way to get on the 3D map. Here's how it works: Select a city from around the world. Make a building with photos we provide. Save your building and it will be ...


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Finding the photos like old Google Maps Here is a gif to illustrate how to view the photos: Finding the Lat and Long - Updated Answer at Bottom To get the lat and long it is a little more complicated. Look at the URL. The one shown in the gif above has the following URL: ...


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Altitude is elevation above sea level. You can use the Google Elevation API to integrate this information into a map. What Can You Do With the Elevation API? The Elevation API provides elevation data for all locations on the surface of the earth, including depth locations on the ocean floor (which return negative values). In those cases where Google ...


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You can use the Google Places API to get at this data. It will allow you to specify a Lat/Long coordination and return places based on a radius distance. There is also documentation for Javascript based application. Here's some info from the first article on using Place Search: The Google Places API allows you to query for place information on a ...


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Printing maps using material from Google Earth is a violation of copyright and Googles guidelines for the maps. You should buy a license to use a commercially available map or find maps without copyright restrictions. Perhaps openstreetmaps might suit your needs - be aware that they have their own open source-style licensing model which may not be suitable ...



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