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labrat_wr
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:08 am Reply with quote Back to top

The GoogleEarth geocache browser is no longer supported by GC.com but is there a way to convert PQs or GSAK files to .kml?

I know that bookmarks can be downloaded as .kml to GE but who wants to bookmark every cache out there??

I did also post to the GC forum but I think there are several techies here that could figure something out.

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gkrone
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 6:28 pm Reply with quote Back to top

GSAK does have a Macro available to export your database to a KML.

Check out myGoogleEarth
 
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hogrod
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I always use the Geocaching.com Google Map link thats on every cache page, it is pretty similar and I don't need google earth installed.

Maybe they will do away with this too, if not you here's a link:
http://www.geocaching.com/map/default.aspx?lat=43.06650504551312&lng=-89.44398880004883&zm=13&mt=m

You can set a different center point by moving the map to the area you want, and clicking "link to this page" in the upper right of the map. Then just save/boookmark the new link they generate for you.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:52 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Per an announcement made this past week by the powers that be at Groundspeak, a new kml file for GoogleEarth will be made available on the next site update. That should be either today or sometime this week!!
 
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