Learning to make Polygons in Google Earth

Today I am messing around and making KML and GPX files from our trip to Nigeria.

Reading: https://developers.google.com/kml/documentation/kml_tut#polygons and http://projects.visualstudies.duke.edu/isismapping/sites/default/files/isisguides/earthguide.pdf.


I hope to take some of our photos, a polygon of the language area, and our GPX route traces and overlay them on an Open Street Map page in WordPress.

The one thing I don't think is possible with GoogleEarth is to move polygons. I created them and then they were about a mile off, so I just wanted to move them... not possible. - to my knowledge.

Review of Garmin eTrex Venture HC for Language Documentation

In a recent (2010-2011) Language Documentation Project we decided to also collect GIS data (GPS Coordinates), about our consultants (place of origin and place of current dwelling), about our recording locations and for Geo-tagging Photos. We used a Garmin eTrex Venture HC to collect the data and then we compared this data with GIS information from Google maps and the National GIS information service. This write up and evaluation of the Garmin eTrex Venture HC is based on this experience.
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