Map Services

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Google Earth


This map service, allows you to use Google Earth to show where one or more places are located on the globe.

From the Places Category view you must first select Google Earth as the map service. Then select one or more places in the Place View and to view either right-click and select "Look up with Map Service" or press Google Earth, Loading...



  • You must have Google Earth installed to show the result. If Google Earth is not installed the file located in the users home directory called "GrampsPlacesForGoogleEarth" (with file extension kml for a text file or kmz for a zipped file) contains details describing the places to be viewed with coordinates, this file can be copied and used on an system with Google Earth installed.