From: Jeff Whitaker <jswhit@fa...> - 2007-02-07 12:33:02
Mark Bakker wrote:
> Hello -
> Can basemap help with a coversion to Google Earth coordinates and
> mabye even a kmz file?
> Thanks, Mark
Mark: AFAICT, google earth uses geographic coordinates (just plain lat
and lon, with no map projection). Basemap could help if you have data
on a map projection grid, and you want to convert it to lat/lon.
KML/KMZ is just a file format that Google Earth uses to store
information, such as placemarks, descriptions, ground overlays, paths,
and polygons. Basemap doesn't have any ability to read or write these
files, but contributions are always welcome.
Jeffrey S. Whitaker Phone : (303)497-6313
NOAA/OAR/CDC R/PSD1 FAX : (303)497-6449
325 Broadway Boulder, CO, USA 80305-3328
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