[RndTbl] Google Earth points within circle/object

Adam Thompson athompso at athompso.net
Fri Apr 28 21:41:29 CDT 2017

Or, depending on what kind of tool you prefer, you can insert geospatial data directly into a PostgreSQL table and then run a SQL query with geo. functions/operators to find the answers you're looking for.  Since I've come to hate any and all GIS apps, that'd be my approach.

On April 28, 2017 8:38:43 PM CDT, Colin Stanners <cstanners at gmail.com> wrote:
>Google Earth is pretty close to read-only in terms of use as a GIS
>and doesn't seem to support plug-ins. You'd probably need a more
>full-fledged GIS program for that kind of data analysis. I'm trying
>(MapInfo, Maptitude, QGIS) at work for the design of fiber networks and
>could try an attempt at the results you're looking for... I may even
>which map you're talking about.
>On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:47 PM, Dan Keizer <dan at keizer.ca> wrote:
>> Odd question - but I'll ask if anyone else has done such a thing ...
>> Using google earth pro on PC ...
>> Can't seem to find an easy solution to this one ...
>> I have a bunch of points on a map that were geocoded by address ..
>and I
>> have this circle (radius 50km or such)  I drew on the map ...
>> I want to know the number of points that are within this circle --
>> optionally also want to extract these /save them to extrapolate out
>> attached meta data on the points ...
>> anyone do such a thing directly in GEP?
>> Dan.
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